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
322 PM EDT THU AUG 17 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD...
  CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD...
  CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER...
  EASTERN BAY...

* UNTIL 445 PM EDT

* AT 322 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER
  ANNAPOLIS... MOVING EAST AT 10 KNOTS. A GUST TO 33 KNOTS WAS
  REPORTED AT ANNAPOLIS RECENTLY.

  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...
  PARSONS ISLAND...
  KENT NARROWS BRIDGE...
  CHESTER RIVER...
  EASTERN BAY...
  GREENBURY POINT...
  NAVAL ACADEMY...
  HERRING BAY...
  HIGHLAND BEACH...
  SEVERN RIVER...
  ROMANCOKE...
  BLOODY POINT LIGHT...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE...
  MATAPEAKE...
  THOMAS POINT LIGHT...
  POPLAR ISLAND...
  SHADY SIDE...
  MAYO...
  ANNAPOLIS...
  AND DEALE.

LAT...LON 3897 7623 3875 7622 3874 7626 3880 7623
      3881 7623 3885 7627 3874 7630 3872 7654
      3899 7649 3900 7633 3884 7637 3895 7631
      3890 7630 3892 7625 3903 7631 3912 7625
      3903 7624 3900 7617
TIME...MOT...LOC 1922Z 253DEG 9KT 3896 7649

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

$$

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