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
100 AM EDT WED JUL 20 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD...
  PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD...

* UNTIL 200 AM EDT

* AT 100 AM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER BROOMES
  ISLAND...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS.

  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...
  DRUM POINT...
  SOLOMONS ISLAND...
  GREENWELL STATE PARK...
  BROOMES ISLAND...
  CUCKOLD CREEK...
  AND TOWN CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3838 7658 3842 7655 3850 7652 3843 7654
      3841 7653 3841 7652 3839 7650 3834 7643
      3837 7641 3832 7637 3828 7647
TIME...MOT...LOC 0500Z 325DEG 17KT 3846 7658

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

$$

HTS


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