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
110 PM EDT Sun May 12 2024

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point MD to Smith Point VA...
  Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth
  Island...

* Until 215 PM EDT.

* At 110 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Honga River,
  moving southeast at 25 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...
  Tangier Sound, Honga River, Fishing Bay, Nanticoke River Mouth, and
  Deal Island.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Move to safe harbor until hazardous weather passes.

&&

LAT...LON 3799 7589 3818 7623 3831 7614 3827 7615
      3830 7613 3822 7603 3830 7604 3822 7583
      3821 7585 3819 7594 3814 7596 3814 7579
      3806 7587 3807 7583 3808 7580 3808 7578
TIME...MOT...LOC 1710Z 300DEG 26KT 3822 7611

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

$$

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