Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
521 PM EDT MON JUL 27 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20
  NM...

* UNTIL 600 PM EDT

* AT 520 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS...WINDS 34 KNOTS
  OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7
  NM WEST OF CHINCOTEAGUE TO NEAR ASSATEAGUE BEACH...MOVING SOUTH AT
  5 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  ASSATEAGUE BEACH AND CHINCOTEAGUE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...SMALL HAIL...
HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD
SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3781 7530 3756 7523 3753 7527 3778 7555
      3777 7553 3782 7550 3786 7554 3784 7548
      3789 7542 3789 7548 3786 7547 3786 7550
      3787 7550 3791 7547 3790 7544 3794 7546
      3795 7548 3795 7547
TIME...MOT...LOC 2120Z 354DEG 6KT 3793 7551 3780 7536

$$

DEROSA


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