Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
750 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY NJ HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  UPPER DELAWARE BAY...

* UNTIL 845 PM EDT

* AT 750 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 11 NM SOUTHEAST OF TURKEY POINT TO 7 NM SOUTHWEST OF
  WOODLAND BEACH TO NEAR SHIP JOHN SHOAL LIGHT...MOVING NORTHEAST AT
  25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  WOODLAND BEACH...STONY POINT...SEA BREEZE...
  SHIP JOHN SHOAL LIGHT...PEA PATCH ISLAND AND REEDY POINT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3964 7562 3974 7553 3974 7552 3971 7547
      3963 7555 3967 7547 3960 7538 3956 7549
      3953 7549 3956 7541 3948 7550 3947 7537
      3938 7538 3943 7522 3931 7522 3938 7502
      3912 7535 3924 7558 3927 7547 3946 7561
TIME...MOT...LOC 2350Z 225DEG 27KT 3936 7578 3928 7562 3924 7545

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

JRK



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