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
519 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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 645 PM EDT

* AT 518 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR FAIRVIEW
  BEACH...MOVING EAST AT 20 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE CAPSIZED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           THE SUDDEN ONSET OF HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  COLTONS POINT...
  COBB ISLAND...
  PINEY POINT...
  SWAN POINT...
  COLES POINT...
  NOMINI BAY...
  WHITE POINT BEACH...
  WICOMICO RIVER...
  YEOCOMICO RIVER...
  TALL TIMBERS...
  SAINT CLEMENTS BAY...
  BRETON BAY...
  WESTMORELAND STATE PARK...
  AND COLONIAL BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3803 7652 3807 7654 3811 7660 3815 7661
      3817 7686 3821 7695 3826 7696 3827 7698
      3827 7700 3835 7704 3836 7697 3827 7684
      3823 7659 3814 7651 3802 7647
TIME...MOT...LOC 2118Z 268DEG 21KT 3824 7721

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

$$

BJL



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