Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
723 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA...

* UNTIL 830 PM EDT

* AT 723 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 8 NM SOUTHWEST OF
  SMITH POINT...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.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  CRISFIELD...NORTHERN NECK REEF...LOWER BERNARD ISLAND...TANGIER
  ISLAND...SMITH POINT AND WATTS ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EDT FOR
EASTERN VIRGINIA.

LAT...LON 3792 7644 3789 7624 3789 7604 3793 7604
      3791 7603 3793 7603 3790 7602 3790 7591
      3798 7587 3797 7590 3799 7586 3783 7568
      3768 7642 3781 7650 3779 7639 3780 7640
      3785 7649 3788 7650
TIME...MOT...LOC 2323Z 241DEG 21KT 3782 7640

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

$$

GINGRICH



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