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
1143 PM EDT FRI MAY 19 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND MD...

* UNTIL 1230 AM EDT

* AT 1143 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER POOLES
  ISLAND...MOVING EAST AT 50 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...
  TOLCHESTER BEACH...
  POOLES ISLAND...
  HART MILLER ISLAND...
  AND NORTH POINT STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3934 7628 3933 7628 3934 7627 3933 7617
      3932 7619 3931 7619 3930 7617 3929 7617
      3929 7618 3928 7619 3928 7620 3927 7620
      3927 7622 3920 7625 3922 7643 3924 7641
      3930 7640 3932 7635 3935 7636
TIME...MOT...LOC 0343Z 278DEG 49KT 3925 7626

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

$$

HTS



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