Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
614 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island MD...

* Until 715 PM EDT.

* At 614 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Aquia Creek,
  moving southeast at 15 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...
  Quantico...
  Potomac Creek...
  Widewater...
  Mathias Point...
  U.S. 301 Nice Memorial Bridge...
  Maryland Point...
  Nanjemoy Creek...
  Port Tobacco River...
  Popes Creek...
  Brent Point...
  and Fairview Beach.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Move to safe harbor until hazardous weather passes.

&&

LAT...LON 3849 7733 3856 7730 3856 7729 3853 7722
      3851 7725 3839 7723 3845 7702 3845 7700
      3835 7696 3832 7692 3832 7693 3827 7700
      3831 7703 3832 7703 3838 7706 3833 7717
      3833 7730 3841 7733
TIME...MOT...LOC 2214Z 321DEG 13KT 3846 7735

HAIL...<.75in
WIND...>34kts

$$

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