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
904 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 1100 PM EDT

* AT 904 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED OVER EWELL...MOVING EAST AT 10 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS 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...
  SMITH ISLAND...
  TANGIER SOUND...
  SOUTHWEST MIDDLE GROUNDS...
  DEEP HOLE...
  EWELL...
  DEAL ISLAND...
  AND CRISFIELD.

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 3802 7584 3803 7587 3797 7590 3796 7586
      3790 7590 3789 7615 3811 7621 3817 7606
      3815 7603 3818 7602 3824 7587 3823 7582
      3822 7583 3818 7595 3813 7595 3814 7579
      3808 7588 3808 7578
TIME...MOT...LOC 0104Z 254DEG 9KT 3799 7608

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

$$

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