Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
533 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD MD...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD...

* UNTIL 700 PM EDT

* AT 528 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF
  34 KNOTS FROM 9 NM NORTHWEST OF GUNSTON HALL TO 18 NM WEST OF
  WIDEWATER...MOVING EAST AT 15 KNOTS.

* THIS LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD.
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD MD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WIND GUSTS OF AT LEAST 34 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGH WAVES AND DANGEROUS
LIGHTNING CAN BE EXPECTED. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

THIS STORM IS PRODUCING FREQUENT LIGHTNING. STAY BELOW DECK IF
POSSIBLE AND KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3867 7724 3862 7720 3864 7714 3869 7719
      3872 7704 3880 7704 3880 7703 3870 7702
      3868 7710 3848 7727 3837 7722 3845 7701
      3829 7691 3821 7695 3840 7704 3833 7726
      3844 7733
TIME...MOT...LOC 2133Z 277DEG 15KT 3878 7726 3866 7730
          3853 7746 3839 7767

$$

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