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
1228 AM EDT WED AUG 23 2017

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...
  CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD...
  PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR...

* UNTIL 230 AM EDT

* AT 1226 AM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 29 NM NORTH OF TIDAL BASIN TO 17 NM NORTHWEST OF
  KEY BRIDGE...MOVING EAST AT 30 KNOTS. ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS
  WERE LOCATED FROM EDGEWOOD TO ABERDEEN...STRETCHING WEST OF
  BALTIMORE CITY.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...BOATERS IN SMALL CRAFT COULD BE THROWN OVERBOARD BY
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WINDS AND WAVES CAPSIZING THEIR VESSEL.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  FORT SMALLWOOD STATE PARK...
  PINEHURST...
  TURKEY POINT...
  NORTH POINT STATE PARK...
  MAGOTHY RIVER...
  HART MILLER ISLAND...
  GIBSON ISLAND...
  BODKIN POINT...
  POOLES ISLAND...
  SPESUTIE ISLAND...
  GUNPOWDER RIVER...
  BALTIMORE LIGHT...
  NORTHEAST RIVER...
  SEVENFOOT KNOLL...
  TOLCHESTER BEACH...
  ROCK HALL...
  AND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3953 7602 3953 7598 3942 7600 3932 7619
      3917 7627 3905 7623 3905 7645 3913 7645
      3926 7665 3930 7660 3923 7643 3930 7640
      3932 7635 3940 7637 3939 7630 3946 7629
      3947 7621 3937 7622 3945 7608 3951 7614
TIME...MOT...LOC 0426Z 261DEG 29KT 3935 7725 3913 7732

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

$$

HTS



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