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
424 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY NJ  HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 530 PM EST

* AT 424 PM EST...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 11 NM NORTHWEST OF PEA PATCH ISLAND TO 9 NM
  SOUTHEAST OF WORTON POINT TO 10 NM NORTHEAST OF MILES
  RIVER...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  STONY POINT AND WOODLAND BEACH AROUND 520 PM EST.
  SHIP JOHN SHOAL LIGHT...SEA BREEZE AND SLAUGHTER BEACH AROUND 530
  PM EST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

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

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM EST FOR
CENTRAL...NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN DELAWARE...AND SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY.

LAT...LON 3974 7553 3974 7552 3962 7555 3962 7554
      3967 7547 3960 7538 3956 7549 3953 7549
      3956 7542 3948 7550 3947 7537 3938 7538
      3938 7528 3922 7514 3924 7502 3888 7530
      3918 7542 3924 7558 3927 7547 3964 7562
TIME...MOT...LOC 2124Z 257DEG 27KT 3973 7575 3923 7601 3891 7602

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

ROBERTSON



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