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
543 PM EDT SUN AUG 21 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA...
  TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
  ISLAND...

* UNTIL 715 PM EDT

* AT 539 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 7 NM SOUTHEAST OF TAYLORS ISLAND TO NEAR POINT NO
  POINT...MOVING EAST AT 30 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...
  POINT NO POINT...
  RICHLAND POINT BUOY...
  BIVALVE...
  EWELL...
  SMITH ISLAND...
  TANGIER SOUND...
  NANTICOKE RIVER MOUTH...
  CRISFIELD...
  HOOPER ISLAND LIGHT...
  FISHING BAY...
  AND DEAL ISLAND.

LAT...LON 3792 7589 3790 7624 3817 7634 3836 7619
      3832 7620 3832 7619 3822 7603 3837 7601
      3836 7601 3823 7597 3836 7586 3822 7582
      3814 7596 3815 7579 3806 7587 3806 7581
      3807 7579 3808 7578 3807 7578
TIME...MOT...LOC 2139Z 280DEG 28KT 3840 7616 3818 7635

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

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