Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1
000
WHUS51 KAKQ 171950
SMWAKQ
ANZ632-634-654-656-172100-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.MA.W.0024.170417T1950Z-170417T2100Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
350 PM EDT MON APR 17 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
  CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-NORTH CAROLINA
  BORDER OUT TO 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
  20 NM...

* UNTIL 500 PM EDT

* AT 349 PM EDT...STRONG GUSTY WINDS AHEAD OF SCATTERED
  THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR SHIP
  SHOAL INLET TO LATIMER SHOAL TO NEAR THIMBLE SHOALS...MOVING
  SOUTHEAST AT 10 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL...1ST ISLAND BAY BRIDGE...CHESAPEAKE
  LIGHT TOWER...LATIMER SHOAL...ANGLO AFRICAN WRECK...VIRGINIA BEACH
  OCEANFRONT...CAPE HENRY...THIMBLE SHOALS...LYNNHAVEN...BLUEFISH
  ROCK...FISHERMANS ISLAND...10 NM EAST OF VIRGINIA BEACH
  OCEANFRONT...CAPE CHARLES LIGHT...CAPE HENRY WRECK...LITTLE
  CREEK...RUDEE INLET AND 4TH ISLAND BAY BRIDGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3713 7605 3721 7591 3711 7550 3679 7576
      3677 7601 3680 7602 3679 7608 3681 7615
      3684 7619 3687 7619 3690 7624 3707 7626
TIME...MOT...LOC 1949Z 327DEG 12KT 3723 7586 3712 7600 3707 7628

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

$$

BROWN



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.