Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
225 PM EDT TUE AUG 15 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA...

* UNTIL 345 PM EDT

* AT 224 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR TANGIER ISLAND TO NANDUA PUNGOTEAGUE REEF TO
  HOLE IN THE WALL...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO NEARLY 50 KNOTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  NASSAWADOX REEF...LOWER BERNARD ISLAND...RAPPAHANNOCK RANGE
  LIGHT...RAPPAHANNOCK LIGHT...NANDUA PUNGOTEAGUE REEF...CRISFIELD...
  GWYNNS ISLAND...GWYNNS ISLAND REEF...TANGIER ISLAND...ANGLERS
  REEF...STINGRAY POINT...HOLE IN THE WALL...ONANCOCK INLET...
  OCCOHANNOCK REEF...WATTS ISLAND...SAN MARCOS WRECK...NORTHERN NECK
  REEF AND WINDMILL POINT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3743 7631 3751 7635 3767 7624 3789 7623
      3789 7604 3793 7603 3789 7603 3790 7591
      3797 7587 3798 7587 3797 7590 3798 7589
      3803 7573 3799 7560 3792 7559 3750 7585
      3740 7636 3742 7639
TIME...MOT...LOC 1824Z 258DEG 27KT 3788 7599 3769 7599 3748 7622

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...49KTS

$$

MRD


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