Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
625 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20
  NM...
  CURRITUCK SOUND...
  WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA - NORTH CAROLINE BORDER
  FROM 20 TO 40 NM...
  WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC FROM 20 TO 40
  NM...

* UNTIL 800 PM EDT

* AT 624 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER CURRITUCK
  SOUND...MOVING EAST AT 40 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 45 KNOTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  CURRITUCK BEACH AROUND 630 PM EDT.
  SOUTH TOWER AROUND 715 PM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3608 7582 3611 7585 3632 7597 3655 7600
      3657 7518 3637 7509 3623 7505 3623 7577
      3609 7574
TIME...MOT...LOC 2224Z 273DEG 38KT 3628 7591

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

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