Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
939 PM EDT FRI MAY 19 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY NJ  HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  DELAWARE BAY...

* UNTIL 1045 PM EDT

* AT 938 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR SLAUGHTER
  BEACH...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND HAIL TO THE SIZE OF
           NICKELS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BROWN SHOAL LIGHT...FOURTEEN FOOT BANK LIGHT...SLAUGHTER BEACH...
  CAPE HENLOPEN...BOWERS BEACH...MIAH MAULL LIGHT...
  BRANDYWINE SHOAL LIGHT AND CAPE MAY POINT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3911 7542 3919 7489 3916 7487 3898 7494
      3898 7492 3893 7495 3893 7498 3881 7509
      3875 7508 3874 7508 3875 7510 3878 7511
      3878 7519 3880 7525 3882 7522 3895 7538
      3897 7537 3897 7534 3901 7535 3904 7543
TIME...MOT...LOC 0138Z 274DEG 26KT 3897 7534

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

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