Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
332 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-NORTH CAROLINA
  BORDER OUT TO 20 NM...
  CURRITUCK SOUND...

* UNTIL 415 PM EDT

* AT 331 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED 11 NM WEST OF DEAL ISLAND...MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS...AND LARGE HAIL.
           WATERSPOUTS POSSIBLE.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
           HAZARDOUS SEAS. BOATS COULD SUFFER SIGNIFICANT STRUCTURAL
           DAMAGE IN HIGH WINDS AND HAIL. SMALL CRAFT COULD CAPSIZE
           IN SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  SANDBRIDGE AROUND 410 PM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.
WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS...LARGE HAIL...HIGH
WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAIN ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3650 7610 3652 7614 3656 7610 3662 7610
      3664 7605 3669 7603 3673 7604 3676 7600
      3680 7602 3679 7608 3682 7616 3683 7617
      3688 7616 3679 7591 3664 7585 3658 7601
TIME...MOT...LOC 1931Z 209DEG 19KT 3660 7612

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...50KTS

$$

DEROSA


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