Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
457 PM EDT WED AUG 23 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS
  BRIDGE-TUNNEL...
  JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE...

* UNTIL 530 PM EDT

* AT 455 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER MONITOR
  MERRIMACK BRIDGE TUNNEL...MOVING EAST AT 20 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  HAMPTON RIVER INLET...JAMES RIVER BRIDGE...HAMPTON FLATS...MONITOR
  MERRIMACK BRIDGE TUNNEL...WILLOUGHBY BAY...SEWELLS POINT AND
  DOMINION PIER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3702 7646 3706 7652 3709 7653 3709 7647
      3703 7641 3709 7634 3710 7628 3700 7632
      3697 7630 3693 7619 3693 7621 3691 7619
      3692 7612 3680 7612 3685 7619 3687 7620
      3691 7626 3685 7639 3688 7652 3698 7653
TIME...MOT...LOC 2055Z 267DEG 21KT 3693 7643

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

$$

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