Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
538 PM EST SUN FEB 12 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
  CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-NORTH CAROLINA
  BORDER OUT TO 40 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 40
  NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
  40 NM...
  CURRITUCK SOUND...
  JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS
  BRIDGE-TUNNEL...
  JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE...
  YORK RIVER...

* UNTIL 730 PM EST

* AT 537 PM EST...A COLD FRONT WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
  THUNDERSTORMS EXTEMDED ALONG A LINE FROM 7 NM NORTHEAST OF
  WACHAPREAGUE REEF TO 13 NM SOUTHWEST OF URBANNA INLET TO 49 NM
  WEST OF COBHAM BAY...MOVING EAST AT 75 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  MOBJACK BAY AROUND 550 PM EST.
  GWYNNS ISLAND AND GWYNNS ISLAND REEF AROUND 555 PM EST.
  HOLE IN THE WALL AND WOLF TRAP AROUND 600 PM EST.
  NASSAWADOX REEF...THE CELL...RAPPAHANNOCK RANGE
  LIGHT...RAPPAHANNOCK LIGHT AND CHERRYSTONE REEF AROUND 605 PM EST.
  GREAT MACHIPONGO INLET AND SAND SHOAL INLET AROUND 615 PM EST.
  QUINBY INLET...COBHAM BAY...PARRAMORE ISLAND AND BURWELL BAY
  AROUND 620 PM EST.
  COLEMAN BRIDGE AROUND 625 PM EST.
  POQUOSON AND TUE MARSHES LIGHT AROUND 630 PM EST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3729 7675 3727 7665 3738 7670 3741 7660
      3731 7647 3739 7646 3743 7631 3751 7635
      3753 7639 3754 7625 3759 7474 3684 7526
      3673 7523 3651 7594 3658 7610 3680 7602
      3691 7626 3688 7652 3712 7679
TIME...MOT...LOC 2237Z 274DEG 73KT 3762 7540 3750 7674 3726 7775

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

$$

ALB



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