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
114 AM EDT TUE JUL 26 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...
  PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD...
  TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
  ISLAND...

* UNTIL 315 AM EDT

* AT 114 AM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER POINT NO
  POINT...MOVING EAST AT 25 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...
  THE TARGETS...
  SMITH ISLAND...
  TANGIER SOUND...
  POINT NO POINT...
  NANTICOKE RIVER MOUTH...
  SOUTHWEST MIDDLE GROUNDS...
  HOOPER ISLAND LIGHT...
  FISHING BAY...
  RICHLAND POINT BUOY...
  DEEP HOLE...
  CRISFIELD...
  AND DEAL ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 3803 7587 3797 7590 3797 7586 3790 7591
      3804 7602 3790 7604 3790 7625 3832 7643
      3822 7603 3832 7604 3823 7597 3833 7587
      3814 7596 3815 7580 3807 7587 3806 7587
      3806 7581 3807 7579 3808 7578 3807 7578
TIME...MOT...LOC 0514Z 291DEG 27KT 3816 7633

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

$$

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