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
752 PM EDT MON AUG 21 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD...

* UNTIL 945 PM EDT

* AT 751 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR COLONIAL
  BEACH...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS. A GUST TO 51 KNOTS WAS
  RECENTLY REPORTED AT BABER POINT.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...BOATERS COULD EASILY BE THROWN OVERBOARD BY SUDDENLY
           HIGHER WIND AND WAVES CAPSIZING THEIR VESSEL. BOATS COULD
           SUFFER SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE IN HIGH WINDS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  YEOCOMICO RIVER...
  BRETON BAY...
  SAINT CLEMENTS BAY...
  WESTMORELAND STATE PARK...
  MOUTH OF THE POTOMAC RIVER...
  COBB ISLAND...
  POINT LOOKOUT...
  COLTONS POINT...
  COLES POINT...
  SAINT GEORGE ISLAND...
  WICOMICO RIVER...
  WHITE POINT BEACH...
  TALL TIMBERS...
  AND PINEY POINT.

LAT...LON 3797 7641 3801 7647 3802 7651 3807 7654
      3811 7660 3815 7661 3817 7676 3816 7684
      3821 7695 3823 7696 3828 7686 3827 7684
      3824 7666 3821 7657 3814 7652 3807 7633
      3801 7629 3791 7627
TIME...MOT...LOC 2351Z 295DEG 16KT 3822 7691

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...50KTS

$$

LFR


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