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
759 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER...

* UNTIL 930 PM EDT

* AT 759 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR MILES RIVER TO NEAR BLACKWALNUT POINT...MOVING
  EAST AT 35 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...
  CHOPTANK RIVER...
  AND TAYLORS ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3857 7607 3860 7616 3863 7616 3860 7621
      3862 7628 3859 7626 3856 7630 3854 7627
      3856 7621 3851 7621 3849 7633 3873 7626
      3874 7623 3873 7623 3867 7620 3869 7619
      3864 7615 3860 7605
TIME...MOT...LOC 2359Z 276DEG 33KT 3876 7620 3860 7630

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

$$

BAJ



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