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
145 PM EST WED FEB 3 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA...
  TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
  ISLAND...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD...

* UNTIL 315 PM EST

* AT 145 PM EST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SHOWERS...CAPABLE
  OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 9 NM NORTHEAST OF U.S. 301 NICE MEMORIAL BRIDGE TO
  23 NM SOUTHWEST OF WESTMORELAND STATE PARK...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 70
  KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  THE TARGETS...WESTMORELAND STATE PARK...POINT NO POINT...SAINT
  GEORGE ISLAND...SOUTHWEST MIDDLE GROUNDS...DEAL ISLAND...COLTONS
  POINT...RICHLAND POINT BUOY...POINT LOOKOUT...PINEY POINT...SMITH
  ISLAND...COLES POINT...TANGIER SOUND...NOMINI BAY...WHITE POINT
  BEACH...HOOPER ISLAND LIGHT...YEOCOMICO RIVER...MOUTH OF THE
  POTOMAC RIVER...TALL TIMBERS AND SAINT CLEMENTS BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...AND INCREASING WAVES. BOATERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE UNDER SAIL...SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...
UNTIL THE HIGH WINDS SUBSIDE.

&&

LAT...LON 3802 7651 3815 7661 3817 7687 3828 7698
      3822 7659 3813 7653 3814 7653 3804 7632
      3827 7639 3822 7585 3814 7596 3815 7580
      3806 7587 3807 7580 3808 7578 3807 7578
      3803 7587 3790 7591 3789 7624
TIME...MOT...LOC 1845Z 237DEG 70KT 3845 7683 3792 7725

$$

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