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
1014 PM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD...
  CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD...
  CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER...
  EASTERN BAY...

* UNTIL 1145 PM EDT

* AT 1014 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR TOLCHESTER BEACH TO NEAR BALTIMORE LIGHT TO
  ANNAPOLIS...MOVING EAST AT 25 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...
  KENT NARROWS BRIDGE...
  CHESTER RIVER...
  EASTERN BAY...
  GREENBURY POINT...
  HERRING BAY...
  HIGHLAND BEACH...
  SANDY POINT STATE PARK...
  SEVERN RIVER...
  BLOODY POINT LIGHT...
  THOMAS POINT LIGHT...
  POPLAR ISLAND...
  PARSONS ISLAND...
  PINEHURST...
  KNAPPS NARROWS BRIDGE...
  GIBSON ISLAND...
  BODKIN POINT...
  LOVE POINT...
  NAVAL ACADEMY...
  BALTIMORE LIGHT...
  AND ROMANCOKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3925 7623 3915 7628 3900 7617 3897 7622
      3875 7622 3872 7628 3880 7623 3885 7627
      3875 7634 3873 7634 3878 7629 3872 7629
      3871 7654 3899 7649 3902 7640 3915 7648
      3926 7632
TIME...MOT...LOC 0214Z 281DEG 24KT 3918 7620 3908 7634 3897 7649

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

$$

BJL



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