Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
440 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY NJ HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  DELAWARE BAY...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM GREAT EGG INLET NJ TO CAPE HENLOPEN DE OUT 20
  NM...

* UNTIL 545 PM EDT

* AT 439 PM EDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM BRANDYWINE
  SHOAL LIGHT TO BROWN SHOAL LIGHT TO NEAR OVERFALLS SHOAL...MOVING
  EAST AT 10 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
           HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY
           HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  FIVE FATHOMS BUOY...BUOY 2FB...BROWN SHOAL LIGHT...BUOY 4FB...
  BUOY 3FB...FOURTEEN FOOT BANK LIGHT...SLAUGHTER BEACH...
  CAPE HENLOPEN...CAPE MAY POINT...BRANDYWINE SHOAL LIGHT...
  OCEAN CITY REEF...WILDWOOD...OVERFALLS SHOAL...THE LUMP...
  CAPE MAY REEF...SEA ISLE CITY...BUOY 2MS AND WILDWOOD REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

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

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3897 7534 3900 7535 3919 7490 3912 7483
      3910 7489 3898 7495 3898 7494 3897 7491
      3927 7465 3927 7469 3922 7473 3926 7473
      3929 7465 3919 7450 3898 7444 3884 7448
      3865 7472 3884 7525 3897 7537
TIME...MOT...LOC 2039Z 262DEG 12KT 3900 7512 3894 7509 3887 7496

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

$$

JRK



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