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
1219 AM EDT SAT APR 22 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD...
  PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD...

* UNTIL 145 AM EDT

* AT 1219 AM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 8 NM NORTHEAST
  OF U.S. 301 NICE MEMORIAL BRIDGE...MOVING EAST AT 30 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND LARGE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...BOATERS IN SMALL CRAFT COULD BE THROWN OVERBOARD BY
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WINDS AND WAVES CAPSIZING THEIR VESSEL.
           HAIL MAY DAMAGE YOUR VESSEL.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  CUCKOLD CREEK...
  GREENWELL STATE PARK...
  TOWN CREEK...
  HOOPER ISLAND LIGHT...
  DRUM POINT...
  FLAG HARBOR...
  CALVERT CLIFFS...
  RICHLAND POINT BUOY...
  THE TARGETS...
  SOLOMONS ISLAND...
  AND BROOMES ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3824 7641 3825 7642 3829 7640 3828 7647
      3838 7658 3839 7658 3842 7654 3834 7643
      3838 7640 3848 7650 3847 7633 3842 7628
      3837 7628 3837 7626 3836 7624 3834 7626
      3834 7627 3832 7626 3828 7619 3816 7616
TIME...MOT...LOC 0419Z 277DEG 31KT 3842 7684

HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

BJL



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