Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
740 AM EDT SAT JUN 24 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
  CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-NORTH CAROLINA
  BORDER OUT TO 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
  20 NM...
  YORK RIVER...

* UNTIL 900 AM EDT

* AT 740 AM EDT...A LINE OF GUSTY SHOWERS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 8 NM EAST OF ONANCOCK INLET TO NEAR NASSAWADOX REEF
  TO NEAR MOBJACK BAY...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  NEW POINT COMFORT...NASSAWADOX REEF...WOLF TRAP...ANGLO AFRICAN
  WRECK...SHIP SHOAL INLET...QUINBY INLET...TUE MARSHES LIGHT...GREAT
  MACHIPONGO INLET...ONANCOCK INLET...OCCOHANNOCK REEF...SAND SHOAL
  INLET...THE HUMP...THE CELL...CAPE CHARLES LIGHT...CABBAGE PATCH...
  CAPE CHARLES HARBOR...WACHAPREAGUE INLET...RAPPAHANNOCK RANGE
  LIGHT...RAPPAHANNOCK LIGHT AND LATIMER SHOAL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3726 7657 3733 7648 3731 7648 3738 7646
      3743 7631 3750 7634 3782 7568 3776 7564
      3779 7561 3776 7557 3776 7554 3774 7559
      3770 7561 3770 7559 3761 7561 3766 7564
      3763 7567 3759 7565 3750 7528 3694 7560
TIME...MOT...LOC 1140Z 300DEG 32KT 3772 7564 3749 7608 3736 7646

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

$$

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