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SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
ANZ533-534-541>543-281200-
/O.NEW.KLWX.MA.W.0231.160928T1030Z-160928T1200Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
630 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD...
  CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER...
  PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD...
  TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
  ISLAND...

* UNTIL 800 AM EDT

* AT 630 AM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 9 NM NORTHWEST OF
  BROOMES ISLAND...MOVING EAST AT 20 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...
  HONGA RIVER...
  DRUM POINT...
  JAMES ISLAND...
  SOLOMONS ISLAND...
  TOWN CREEK...
  GREENWELL STATE PARK...
  CUCKOLD CREEK...
  AND TAYLORS ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3861 7628 3860 7615 3851 7621 3848 7632
      3849 7633 3831 7622 3832 7622 3837 7623
      3839 7623 3827 7615 3831 7606 3822 7607
      3833 7653 3839 7658 3838 7640 3861 7654
TIME...MOT...LOC 1030Z 265DEG 20KT 3850 7671

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

$$

HTS

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