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
1205 AM EDT SUN AUG 20 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
  ISLAND...

* UNTIL 100 AM EDT

* AT 1204 AM EDT...A GUST FRONT WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING
  FROM 10 NM EAST OF JAMES ISLAND TO 7 NM SOUTHEAST OF TAYLORS ISLAND
  TO NEAR HOOPER ISLAND LIGHT...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...BOATERS IN SMALL CRAFT COULD BE THROWN OVERBOARD BY
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WINDS AND WAVES CAPSIZING THEIR VESSEL.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  HONGA RIVER...
  NANTICOKE RIVER MOUTH...
  BIVALVE...
  AND DEAL ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES. CLOUD TO GROUNG
LIGHTNING FROM THUNDERSTORMS TO THE NORTH IS POSSIBLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3812 7603 3817 7607 3815 7605 3819 7604
      3817 7609 3835 7625 3836 7625 3822 7603
      3837 7598 3829 7600 3826 7596 3823 7597
      3825 7596 3836 7586 3826 7592 3822 7582
      3819 7594 3814 7596 3813 7580
TIME...MOT...LOC 0404Z 281DEG 25KT 3845 7613 3838 7620 3835 7628

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

BJL



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