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
945 PM EST WED NOV 30 2016

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 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 1030 PM EST

* AT 944 PM EST...SHOWERS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7
  NM WEST OF ANNAPOLIS TO NEAR SHADY SIDE TO NEAR NORTH
  BEACH...MOVING EAST AT 60 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...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE...
  MILES RIVER...
  SEVERN RIVER...
  BALTIMORE LIGHT...
  POPLAR ISLAND...
  SANDY POINT STATE PARK...
  EASTERN BAY...
  BLOODY POINT LIGHT...
  HERRING BAY...
  PINEHURST...
  GREENBURY POINT...
  GIBSON ISLAND...
  HIGHLAND BEACH...
  MATAPEAKE...
  CHESTER RIVER...
  PARSONS ISLAND...
  ROMANCOKE...
  NAVAL ACADEMY...
  LOVE POINT...
  AND MAGOTHY RIVER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3897 7625 3893 7620 3879 7619 3875 7623
      3875 7625 3881 7621 3885 7627 3881 7631
      3878 7627 3874 7630 3876 7632 3874 7634
      3872 7654 3899 7649 3902 7640 3905 7646
      3912 7645 3916 7628 3903 7624 3900 7617
TIME...MOT...LOC 0244Z 256DEG 59KT 3899 7666 3887 7659 3874 7664

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

$$

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