Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
939 AM EST Mon Nov 23 2020

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point 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 1100 AM EST.

* At 936 AM EST, a strong cold front is pushing south through the
  Chesapeake Bay. Northwest winds will occasionally gust up to 40
  knots through 11 am this morning.

  HAZARD...Wind gusts to 40 knots.

  SOURCE...Observing system indicated.

  IMPACT...Small craft could be damaged in briefly higher winds and
           suddenly higher waves.

* Locations impacted include...
  Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, New Point Comfort, Nassawadox Reef,
  Wolf Trap, Thimble Shoals, Tangier Island, Tue Marshes Light,
  Stingray Point, Occohannock Reef, The Hump, The Cell, Willoughby
  Bay, Sewells Point, Cabbage Patch, Longs Creek Inlet, Cape Charles
  Harbor, Windmill Point, 1st Island Bay Bridge, Lower Bernard Island
  and Rappahannock Range Light.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Move to safe harbor until hazardous weather passes.

&&

LAT...LON 3709 7627 3715 7641 3737 7641 3731 7628
      3741 7625 3787 7638 3781 7627 3789 7624
      3796 7564 3756 7594 3757 7583 3755 7593
      3732 7602 3730 7602 3733 7599 3693 7601
      3690 7643
TIME...MOT...LOC 1436Z 347DEG 34KT 3794 7587 3794 7631

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

BROWN



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