Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
400 PM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
  CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-NORTH CAROLINA
  BORDER OUT TO 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
  20 NM...

* UNTIL 500 PM EDT

* AT 400 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR ANGLO
  AFRICAN WRECK...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  ANGLO AFRICAN WRECK AND FISHERMANS ISLAND AROUND 410 PM EDT.
  CAPE CHARLES LIGHT AROUND 415 PM EDT.
  SHIP SHOAL INLET AROUND 440 PM EDT.
  SAND SHOAL INLET AROUND 450 PM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3694 7617 3694 7616 3710 7601 3734 7574
      3716 7545 3689 7594 3693 7620
TIME...MOT...LOC 2000Z 230DEG 20KT 3701 7595

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

$$

MINNICK



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