483  
WHUS51 KPHI 210209  
SMWPHI  
ANZ431-454-455-475-210415-  
/O.NEW.KPHI.MA.W.0041.180521T0209Z-180521T0415Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ  
1009 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY NJ HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
LOWER DELAWARE BAY...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE MAY NJ TO FENWICK ISLAND DE OUT 20 NM...  
OUTER WATERS FROM CAPE MAY NJ TO FENWICK ISLAND DE OUT 20 TO 40  
NM...  
 
* UNTIL 1215 AM EDT.  
 
* AT 1008 PM EDT, STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM NEAR BUOY 4FB TO 9 NM SOUTH OF BUOY 2MS TO NEAR  
BROWN SHOAL LIGHT, MOVING EAST AT 20 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR.  
 
IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND  
SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.  
 
* STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...  
DELAWARE LIGHTSHIP BUOY 44009 AROUND 1045 PM EDT.  
BUOY 2MS AROUND 1050 PM EDT.  
BUOY 4FB AROUND 1125 PM EDT.  
FIVE FATHOMS BUOY AROUND 1130 PM EDT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE  
EXPECTED.  
 
FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE  
OPEN WATER, STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE AND KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED  
METAL OBJECTS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3844 7498 3848 7506 3855 7507 3854 7510  
3858 7513 3880 7509 3895 7520 3901 7510  
3894 7490 3893 7490 3893 7496 3870 7415  
3861 7417 3851 7426 3831 7427 3822 7431  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0208Z 291DEG 21KT 3878 7468 3869 7488 3893 7514  
 
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
JRK  
 
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