Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
612 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 715 PM EST

* AT 612 PM EST...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM FENWICK ISLAND TO NEAR CHINCOTEAGUE BAY...MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 30 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...
  OCEAN CITY PIER...10 NM EAST OF OCEAN CITY INLET...ASSAWOMAN BAY...
  OCEAN CITY INLET...10 NM SE FENWICK ISLAND...AFRICAN QUEEN WRECK...
  GULF RAMBLER WRECK AND FENWICK ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM EST FOR
SOUTHEASTERN MARYLAND.

LAT...LON 3835 7472 3820 7477 3812 7482 3804 7486
      3800 7486 3792 7492 3802 7524 3802 7526
      3845 7515 3845 7505 3846 7505
TIME...MOT...LOC 2312Z 240DEG 29KT 3846 7510 3802 7524

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

$$

JM



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