Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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503 WHUS51 KAKQ 120121 SMWAKQ ANZ632-634-638-120215- /O.NEW.KAKQ.MA.W.0046.210412T0121Z-210412T0215Z/ BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Special Marine Warning National Weather Service Wakefield VA 921 PM EDT Sun Apr 11 2021 The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a * Special Marine Warning for... Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA... Entrance to the Chesapeake Bay including the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel... James River from the James River Bridge to the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel... * Until 1015 PM EDT. * At 920 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Sewells Point, moving northeast at 25 knots. HAZARD...Wind gusts 34 knots or greater. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Small craft could be damaged in briefly higher winds and suddenly higher waves. * Locations impacted include... Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, 1st Island Bay Bridge, Cape Henry, Thimble Shoals, Dominion Pier, Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel, Lynnhaven, Hampton Flats, Bluefish Rock, Fishermans Island, Monitor Merrimack Bridge Tunnel, Willoughby Bay, Sewells Point, Little Creek, 4th Island Bay Bridge and Cape Henry Wreck. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Move to safe harbor until hazardous weather passes. && LAT...LON 3696 7644 3714 7607 3711 7597 3710 7597 3709 7593 3693 7601 3693 7599 3692 7598 3691 7599 3688 7598 3683 7617 3691 7625 3685 7638 3688 7641 TIME...MOT...LOC 0120Z 246DEG 23KT 3690 7635 HAIL...0.00IN WIND...>34KTS $$ Zimmerman

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