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SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
ANZ532>534-540>543-290115-
/O.NEW.KLWX.MA.W.0102.160628T2347Z-160629T0115Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
747 PM EDT TUE JUN 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...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD...
  CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER...
  EASTERN BAY...
  PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD...
  TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
  ISLAND...

* UNTIL 915 PM EDT

* AT 747 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM POPLAR ISLAND TO NEAR CHESAPEAKE BEACH...MOVING
  SOUTH AT 15 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...
  THE TARGETS...
  CHOPTANK RIVER...
  JAMES ISLAND...
  KNAPPS NARROWS BRIDGE...
  CALVERT CLIFFS...
  GREENWELL STATE PARK...
  RICHLAND POINT BUOY...
  CHESAPEAKE BEACH...
  POPLAR ISLAND...
  TILGHMAN ISLAND...
  HOOPER ISLAND LIGHT...
  NORTH BEACH...
  CUCKOLD CREEK...
  BLACKWALNUT POINT...
  AND TAYLORS ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EDT FOR
CENTRAL MARYLAND.

LAT...LON 3816 7635 3829 7640 3840 7657 3834 7643
      3870 7655 3886 7630 3860 7615 3863 7617
      3863 7629 3857 7631 3853 7620 3848 7633
      3831 7623 3831 7622 3839 7623 3828 7609
      3834 7601 3831 7600
TIME...MOT...LOC 2347Z 343DEG 17KT 3877 7636 3866 7662

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

$$

SMZ

SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
ANZ536-537-290100-
/O.NEW.KLWX.MA.W.0101.160628T2330Z-160629T0100Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
730 PM EDT TUE JUN 28 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD...

* UNTIL 900 PM EDT

* AT 730 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR BRENT
  POINT...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 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...
  WESTMORELAND STATE PARK...
  QUANTICO...
  U.S. 301 NICE MEMORIAL BRIDGE...
  POPES CREEK...
  COLTONS POINT...
  COBB ISLAND...
  MARYLAND POINT...
  SWAN POINT...
  COLES POINT...
  NOMINI BAY...
  WHITE POINT BEACH...
  WIDEWATER...
  POTOMAC CREEK...
  WICOMICO RIVER...
  PORT TOBACCO RIVER...
  BRENT POINT...
  MATHIAS POINT...
  SAINT CLEMENTS BAY...
  NANJEMOY CREEK...
  AND BRETON BAY.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EDT FOR
SOUTHERN MARYLAND...AND NORTHERN AND CENTRAL VIRGINIA.

LAT...LON 3849 7733 3854 7731 3857 7726 3855 7720
      3851 7725 3839 7723 3846 7701 3835 7696
      3827 7684 3823 7659 3821 7656 3815 7661
      3816 7684 3821 7695 3826 7696 3831 7703
      3838 7706 3833 7717 3833 7729 3841 7733
TIME...MOT...LOC 2330Z 317DEG 16KT 3846 7729

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

$$

SMZ

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
726 PM EDT TUE JUN 28 2016

ANZ532-540-541-290015-
/O.CON.KLWX.MA.W.0098.000000T0000Z-160629T0015Z/
726 PM EDT TUE JUN 28 2016

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 815 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD...
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER...
EASTERN BAY...

AT 726 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 7 NM EAST OF ROCK HALL TO KENT NARROWS BRIDGE TO NEAR
MAYO...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS.

HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...BOATERS IN SMALL CRAFT COULD BE THROWN OVERBOARD BY
         SUDDENLY HIGHER WINDS AND WAVES CAPSIZING THEIR VESSEL.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE...
MILES RIVER...
GREENBURY POINT...
SEVERN RIVER...
HIGHLAND BEACH...
MATAPEAKE...
POPLAR ISLAND...
PARSONS ISLAND...
SANDY POINT STATE PARK...
EASTERN BAY...
BLOODY POINT LIGHT...
THOMAS POINT LIGHT...
HERRING BAY...
SHADY SIDE...
MAYO...
ANNAPOLIS...
NAVAL ACADEMY...
AND DEALE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EDT FOR
CENTRAL MARYLAND.

LAT...LON 3885 7627 3879 7632 3877 7628 3878 7633
      3877 7633 3873 7654 3897 7650 3902 7641
      3900 7633 3884 7637 3886 7633 3895 7631
      3890 7630 3894 7627 3892 7625 3897 7625
      3879 7619
TIME...MOT...LOC 2326Z 300DEG 21KT 3912 7608 3897 7627 3892 7655

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

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