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
820 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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 FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD...
  CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD...
  EASTERN BAY...

* UNTIL 915 PM EDT

* AT 820 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER GREENBURY
  POINT...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 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...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE...
  MILES RIVER...
  GREENBURY POINT...
  SEVERN RIVER...
  HIGHLAND BEACH...
  MATAPEAKE...
  PARSONS ISLAND...
  SANDY POINT STATE PARK...
  EASTERN BAY...
  BLOODY POINT LIGHT...
  THOMAS POINT LIGHT...
  SHADY SIDE...
  NAVAL ACADEMY...
  ANNAPOLIS...
  AND MAYO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3885 7626 3885 7627 3876 7633 3882 7651
      3897 7649 3903 7641 3900 7632 3894 7636
      3884 7637 3892 7625 3896 7625 3897 7623
      3897 7622 3879 7619
TIME...MOT...LOC 0020Z 302DEG 29KT 3897 7643

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

$$

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