Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
426 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

ANZ536-252135-
/O.CAN.KLWX.MA.W.0008.000000T0000Z-170225T2230Z/
426 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...THE SPECIAL MARINE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE AFFECTED AREAS WERE...
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD...

THE THUNDERSTORM HAS MOVED OUT OF THE WARNED AREA AND NO LONGER
POSES A SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO BOATERS.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM EST FOR
SOUTHERN MARYLAND.

LAT...LON 3807 7579 3806 7649 3819 7666 3823 7659
      3807 7633 3815 7637 3829 7640 3832 7651
      3842 7629 3822 7604 3836 7601 3835 7601
      3831 7602 3823 7597 3836 7586 3826 7592
      3822 7582 3814 7596 3814 7580
TIME...MOT...LOC 2125Z 240DEG 31KT 3825 7659

$$

ANZ533-534-537-542-543-252230-
/O.CON.KLWX.MA.W.0008.000000T0000Z-170225T2230Z/
426 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 530 PM EST...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
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...
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND...
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA...

AT 425 PM EST...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR WHITE POINT BEACH...MOVING NORTHEAST AT
30 KNOTS.

HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS...WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS...AND LARGE
         HAIL.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
         HAZARDOUS SEAS. BOATERS COULD EASILY BE THROWN OVERBOARD BY
         SUDDENLY HIGHER WIND AND WAVES CAPSIZING THEIR VESSEL.
         BOATS COULD SUFFER SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE IN HIGH WINDS AND
         HAIL.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HOOPER ISLAND LIGHT...
PINEY POINT...
DEEP HOLE...
NANTICOKE RIVER MOUTH...
SOLOMONS ISLAND...
TOWN CREEK...
TALL TIMBERS...
DRUM POINT...
FISHING BAY...
HONGA RIVER...
SAINT GEORGE ISLAND...
POINT NO POINT...
BIVALVE...
RICHLAND POINT BUOY...
THE TARGETS...
AND DEAL ISLAND.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM EST FOR
SOUTHERN MARYLAND.

LAT...LON 3807 7579 3806 7649 3819 7666 3823 7659
      3807 7633 3815 7637 3829 7640 3832 7651
      3842 7629 3822 7604 3836 7601 3835 7601
      3831 7602 3823 7597 3836 7586 3826 7592
      3822 7582 3814 7596 3814 7580
TIME...MOT...LOC 2125Z 240DEG 31KT 3825 7659

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...50KTS

$$


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