Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1040 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
  20 NM...

* UNTIL 1145 PM EDT

* AT 1038 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE
  OF PRODUCING A WATERSPOUT AND STRONG WINDS TO 40 KNOTS OVER GREAT
  MACHIPONGO INLET...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS.

* THE WATERSPOUT WILL BE NEAR...
  GREAT MACHIPONGO INLET AROUND 1050 PM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT STRONG WINDS TO 40 KNOTS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS
LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAN SPAWN WATERSPOUTS. AVOID THESE
DANGEROUS STORMS AND REPORT THEM TO THE LOCAL COUNTY SHERIFF OR COAST
GUARD. IF A WATERSPOUT MOVES ONSHORE FIND SHELTER IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3742 7585 3742 7583 3749 7582 3749 7580
      3751 7580 3755 7576 3754 7564 3752 7567
      3751 7565 3753 7562 3747 7529 3710 7551
      3740 7587
TIME...MOT...LOC 0239Z 314DEG 15KT 3742 7574

$$

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