Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
126 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20
  NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20
  NM...

* UNTIL 330 AM EDT

* AT 126 AM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 12 NM EAST OF RACCOON POINT TO NEAR CHINCOTEAGUE BAY
  TO 8 NM WEST OF ASSATEAGUE BEACH...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  CHINCOTEAGUE BAY AROUND 145 AM EDT.
  ASSATEAGUE BEACH AROUND 200 AM EDT.
  BLACKFISH REEF AROUND 220 AM EDT.
  CHINCOTEAGUE AROUND 240 AM EDT.
  OCEAN CITY INLET AND GULF RAMBLER WRECK AROUND 255 AM EDT.
  OCEAN CITY PIER AROUND 300 AM EDT.
  ASSAWOMAN BAY AROUND 310 AM EDT.
  FENWICK ISLAND AROUND 320 AM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3840 7488 3832 7476 3795 7498 3766 7564
      3793 7552 3797 7553 3804 7543 3811 7540
      3815 7534 3826 7531 3828 7528 3828 7525
      3833 7522 3840 7525 3843 7525 3845 7521
      3846 7505
TIME...MOT...LOC 0526Z 237DEG 15KT 3817 7554 3800 7545 3781 7554

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

BROWN



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