Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
912 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA...
  RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT...

* UNTIL 1000 PM EDT

* AT 912 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 12 NM SOUTHWEST OF WESTMORELAND STATE PARK TO
  FISHERMANS ISLAND...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  WHITE STONE BRIDGE...SAN MARCOS WRECK...WINDMILL POINT...OCCOHANNOCK
  REEF...ONANCOCK INLET...GWYNNS ISLAND REEF...CABBAGE PATCH...NANDUA
  PUNGOTEAGUE REEF...STINGRAY POINT...RAPPAHANNOCK LIGHT...WOLF TRAP...
  IRVINGTON...PLANTATION LIGHT...SMITH POINT...WATTS ISLAND...BUOY 36A...
  NORTHERN NECK REEF...URBANNA INLET...THE CELL AND CHERRYSTONE REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM EDT FOR
EASTERN VIRGINIA.

LAT...LON 3777 7652 3779 7633 3789 7646 3785 7626
      3789 7624 3790 7591 3779 7571 3778 7570
      3778 7572 3775 7579 3772 7579 3772 7577
      3771 7579 3761 7579 3717 7604 3739 7634
      3741 7632 3753 7633 3761 7663
TIME...MOT...LOC 0112Z 252DEG 25KT 3799 7700 3713 7597

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

MRD


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