Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
645 PM EDT WED JUL 27 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 WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA...
  YORK RIVER...

* UNTIL 730 PM EDT

* AT 645 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 7 NM NORTHWEST OF MOBJACK BAY TO NEAR GWYNNS
  ISLAND... MOVING SOUTH 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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

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 3734 7649 3731 7647 3732 7646 3739 7646
      3743 7639 3742 7633 3743 7631 3751 7635
      3752 7620 3721 7608 3719 7647 3739 7657
TIME...MOT...LOC 2245Z 340DEG 23KT 3742 7650 3744 7626

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

$$

LSA



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