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
1201 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA...
  TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
  ISLAND...

* UNTIL 130 PM EDT

* AT 1201 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR SOUTHWEST
  MIDDLE GROUNDS...MOVING EAST AT 20 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...
  SMITH ISLAND...
  CRISFIELD...
  TANGIER SOUND...
  SOUTHWEST MIDDLE GROUNDS...
  AND EWELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3807 7630 3811 7604 3807 7601 3811 7602
      3814 7579 3813 7584 3806 7587 3806 7581
      3808 7578 3802 7584 3803 7587 3797 7590
      3798 7586 3796 7586 3795 7589 3790 7591
      3789 7602 3789 7624
TIME...MOT...LOC 1601Z 261DEG 19KT 3807 7613

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

$$

BJL


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