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
1007 PM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD...
  CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER...
  EASTERN BAY...

* UNTIL 1130 PM EDT

* AT 1007 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR NORTH BEACH...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 10
  KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUT AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
           HAZARDOUS SEAS. BOATERS IN SMALL CRAFT COULD BE THROWN
           OVERBOARD BY SUDDENLY HIGHER WINDS AND WAVES CAPSIZING
           THEIR VESSEL.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE...
  EASTERN BAY...
  BLOODY POINT LIGHT...
  MILES RIVER...
  MATAPEAKE...
  POPLAR ISLAND...
  PARSONS ISLAND...
  BLACKWALNUT POINT...
  ROMANCOKE...
  AND TILGHMAN ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3879 7619 3885 7627 3877 7633 3867 7634
      3878 7629 3872 7627 3876 7623 3876 7622
      3858 7639 3867 7652 3901 7639 3900 7633
      3884 7637 3895 7631 3890 7630 3892 7625
      3897 7625 3894 7621
TIME...MOT...LOC 0207Z 210DEG 10KT 3870 7645

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

$$

BJL


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