Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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FZUS71 KLWX 182150
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
550 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

ANZ530-531-538-182315-
/O.CON.KLWX.MA.W.0229.000000T0000Z-170818T2315Z/
550 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 715 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD...
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND MD...
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR...

AT 550 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 6 NM WEST OF ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND TO NEAR HART
MILLER ISLAND TO NEAR FORT SMALLWOOD STATE PARK...MOVING EAST AT 20
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...
FORT SMALLWOOD STATE PARK...
NORTH POINT STATE PARK...
HART MILLER ISLAND...
BODKIN POINT...
POOLES ISLAND...
SEVENFOOT KNOLL...
AND TOLCHESTER BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 900 PM EDT FOR
CENTRAL AND NORTHERN MARYLAND.

LAT...LON 3933 7613 3933 7615 3932 7619 3929 7617
      3929 7618 3926 7622 3917 7627 3911 7629
      3913 7646 3920 7660 3924 7660 3926 7665
      3930 7660 3922 7649 3923 7643 3930 7640
      3932 7635 3938 7636
TIME...MOT...LOC 2150Z 263DEG 21KT 3949 7626 3931 7636 3920 7654

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

$$

LFR


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