Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
634 PM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
  20 NM...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
  CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL...
  JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS
  BRIDGE-TUNNEL...
  JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE...

* UNTIL 830 PM EDT

* AT 632 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF
  PRODUCING DANGEROUS WINDS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS 15 NM SOUTHWEST OF
  COBHAM BAY...MOVING EAST AT 15 KNOTS.

* THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  JAMES RIVER BRIDGE AROUND 750 PM EDT.
  MONITOR MERRIMACK BRIDGE TUNNEL AND DOMINION PIER AROUND 805 PM
  EDT.
  HAMPTON FLATS AROUND 815 PM EDT.
  SEWELLS POINT AND HAMPTON RIVER INLET AROUND 820 PM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT DANGEROUS WINDS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS...HIGH
WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM EDT
THURSDAY EVENING FOR NORTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEASTERN
VIRGINIA.

LAT...LON 3718 7679 3719 7662 3712 7661 3697 7642
      3709 7627 3715 7641 3720 7640 3710 7593
      3709 7593 3693 7601 3692 7649 3700 7656
      3699 7664 3702 7658 3704 7667 3716 7667
      3713 7673 3713 7674 3714 7671
TIME...MOT...LOC 2234Z 277DEG 16KT 3697 7693

$$

JBILLET







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