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
341 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND MD...

* UNTIL 515 PM EDT

* AT 340 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 15 NM NORTHWEST OF HAVRE DE
  GRACE TO 10 NM NORTH OF BUSH RIVER TO 7 NM NORTHWEST OF GUNPOWDER
  RIVER...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  PHOENIX SHOAL...STILL POND...BUSH RIVER...SUSQUEHANNA FLATS...
  POOLES ISLAND...NORTHEAST RIVER...ELK RIVER...MIDDLE RIVER...WORTON
  POINT...SPESUTIE ISLAND AND TURKEY POINT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS
AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM EDT FOR
NORTHERN MARYLAND AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

LAT...LON 3953 7598 3942 7600 3924 7623 3927 7640
      3939 7631 3938 7630 3930 7629 3930 7628
      3944 7625 3945 7628 3946 7627 3947 7624
      3947 7622 3937 7625 3936 7625 3935 7623
      3945 7606 3949 7613 3954 7609
TIME...MOT...LOC 1940Z 258DEG 23KT 3977 7625 3959 7633 3943 7649

$$

BJL


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