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SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
ANZ650-670-282145-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.MA.W.0133.160728T2046Z-160728T2145Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
446 PM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20
  NM...
  WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINTOTEAGUE VA FROM 20 TO 40
  NM...

* UNTIL 545 PM EDT

* AT 446 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR JACKSPOT REEF...MOVING EAST AT 15
  KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS...AND LARGE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
           HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY
           HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. LARGE HAIL COULD
           RESULT IN STRUCTURAL DAMAGE.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  AFRICAN QUEEN WRECK...JACKSPOT REEF AND CHICKEN BONE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3811 7442 3809 7446 3807 7446 3802 7449
      3808 7513 3818 7512 3830 7457 3824 7439
      3815 7436
TIME...MOT...LOC 2046Z 266DEG 13KT 3816 7481

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

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