Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
907 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
  CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-NORTH CAROLINA
  BORDER OUT TO 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20
  NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
  20 NM...
  WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA - NORTH CAROLINE BORDER
  FROM 20 TO 40 NM...
  WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE VA TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA FROM 20 TO 40
  NM...
  WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND VA TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA FROM 20 TO
  40 NM...

* UNTIL 1015 PM EDT

* AT 907 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 7 NM SOUTHEAST OF WACHAPREAGUE REEF TO 9 NM
  SOUTHEAST OF SAND SHOAL INLET TO NEAR 4TH ISLAND BAY BRIDGE...MOVING
  EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  26 MILE HILL AROUND 1000 PM EDT.
  TRIANGLE REEF AROUND 1015 PM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3743 7486 3733 7498 3709 7511 3694 7541
      3697 7614 3707 7604 3723 7577 3758 7552
      3761 7472
TIME...MOT...LOC 0107Z 269DEG 23KT 3750 7541 3722 7561 3701 7603

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

MINNICK



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