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
203 PM EDT TUE AUG 15 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD...
  CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD...

* UNTIL 330 PM EDT

* AT 203 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR SEVENFOOT KNOLL...MOVING EAST AT 10
  KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
           HAZARDOUS SEAS. BOATERS IN SMALL CRAFT COULD BE THROWN
           OVERBOARD BY SUDDENLY HIGHER WINDS AND WAVES CAPSIZING
           THEIR VESSEL.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  GIBSON ISLAND...
  PINEHURST...
  TOLCHESTER BEACH...
  HART MILLER ISLAND...
  AND SEVENFOOT KNOLL.

LAT...LON 3924 7623 3920 7625 3917 7627 3915 7628
      3914 7627 3913 7625 3909 7623 3905 7623
      3904 7624 3903 7624 3908 7644 3926 7639
TIME...MOT...LOC 1803Z 283DEG 11KT 3916 7633

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

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