Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
145 PM EST WED MAR 1 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...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-NORTH CAROLINA
  BORDER OUT TO 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20
  NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20
  NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
  20 NM...
  JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS
  BRIDGE-TUNNEL...
  JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE...
  RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT...
  YORK RIVER...

* UNTIL 345 PM EST

* AT 142 PM EST...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WERE OCCUR AHEAD OF AN
  APPROACHING COLD FRONT.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 40 TO 50 KNOTS.

  SOURCE...MARINE WEATHER OBSERVATIONS.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  NEW POINT COMFORT...NASSAWADOX REEF...ASSAWOMAN BAY...OCEAN CITY
  INLET...ANGLO AFRICAN WRECK...ASSATEAGUE BEACH...CRISFIELD...SHIP
  SHOAL INLET...THIMBLE SHOALS...QUINBY INLET...SANDBRIDGE...URBANNA
  INLET...BUOY 4A DRYDOCKS...TUE MARSHES LIGHT...STINGRAY POINT...10
  NM EAST OF OCEAN CITY INLET...OCCOHANNOCK REEF...SAND SHOAL
  INLET...HAMPTON FLATS AND WILLOUGHBY BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
OCCURRING.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM EST FOR
SOUTHEASTERN MARYLAND...AND EASTERN AND VIRGINIA.

LAT...LON 3739 7669 3731 7647 3743 7631 3762 7665
      3779 7639 3791 7648 3803 7570 3786 7559
      3776 7564 3845 7524 3836 7473 3690 7565
      3655 7553 3653 7590 3672 7595 3653 7591
      3651 7615 3680 7602 3688 7652 3712 7678
TIME...MOT...LOC 1842Z 240DEG 49KT 3708 7635

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...49KTS

$$

JM


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