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
805 PM EDT Wed Jul 17 2024

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point MD...
  Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point MD...
  Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach MD...
  Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island MD...
  Chester River to Queenstown MD...
  Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River...
  Eastern Bay...
  Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor...

* Until 900 PM EDT.

* At 804 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms were located along a line
  extending from near Hart Miller Island to Poplar Island, moving
  east at 30 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...
  North Point State Park, Chester River, Eastern Bay, Pooles Island,
  Greenbury Point, Shady Side, Herring Bay, Highland Beach, Sandy
  Point State Park, Severn River, Bloody Point Light, Thomas Point
  Light, Poplar Island, Parsons Island, Pinehurst, Fort Smallwood
  Park, Knapps Narrows Bridge, Hart Miller Island, Gibson Island, and
  Bodkin Point.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Move to safe harbor immediately as gusty winds and high waves are
expected.

&&

LAT...LON 3932 7618 3915 7628 3914 7628 3903 7624
      3900 7617 3897 7625 3893 7620 3868 7617
      3868 7618 3881 7621 3885 7627 3870 7634
      3873 7655 3899 7649 3902 7641 3917 7651
      3922 7649 3923 7643 3933 7635 3934 7613
TIME...MOT...LOC 0004Z 263DEG 28KT 3921 7637 3877 7639

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

$$

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