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
340 AM EDT TUE OCT 24 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD...

* UNTIL 430 AM EDT

* AT 340 AM EDT...SHOWERS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM
  NEAR WESTMORELAND STATE PARK TO NEAR YEOCOMICO RIVER TO 10 NM SOUTH
  OF SAINT GEORGE ISLAND...MOVING NORTH AT 40 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...BOATERS COULD EASILY BE THROWN OVERBOARD BY SUDDENLY
           HIGHER WIND AND WAVES CAPSIZING THEIR VESSEL. BOATS COULD
           SUFFER SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE IN HIGH WINDS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  YEOCOMICO RIVER...
  BRETON BAY...
  COBB ISLAND...
  COLTONS POINT...
  SAINT CLEMENTS BAY...
  COLES POINT...
  WESTMORELAND STATE PARK...
  SAINT GEORGE ISLAND...
  WICOMICO RIVER...
  WHITE POINT BEACH...
  TALL TIMBERS...
  AND PINEY POINT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 3801 7647 3803 7652 3805 7652 3807 7654
      3811 7660 3815 7661 3817 7676 3816 7684
      3817 7688 3818 7689 3828 7685 3827 7684
      3823 7659 3814 7652 3808 7637 3799 7644
TIME...MOT...LOC 0740Z 199DEG 40KT 3809 7684 3807 7660 3793 7655

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...50KTS

$$

MJM



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