286  
WHUS51 KAKQ 291329  
SMWAKQ  
ANZ656-658-674-676-678-291430-  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.MA.W.0164.171029T1329Z-171029T1430Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
929 AM EDT SUN OCT 29 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-NORTH CAROLINA  
BORDER OUT TO 20 NM...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20  
NM...  
WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA - NORTH CAROLINE BORDER  
FROM 20 TO 40 NM...  
WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC FROM 20 TO 40  
NM...  
WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND VA TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA FROM 20 TO  
40 NM...  
 
* UNTIL 1030 AM EDT  
 
* AT 928 AM EDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING  
WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR BUOY 4A  
DRYDOCKS TO 8 NM SOUTH OF HORSESHOE TO 7 NM WEST OF SOUTH TOWER...  
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY  
HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY  
HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
FISH HOOK...HOT DOG AREA OFF VIRGINIA BEACH...HORSESHOE...TRIANGLE  
REEF AND 26 MILE HILL.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3658 7570 3746 7525 3726 7501 3684 7526  
3648 7515 3622 7534 3622 7548  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1328Z 206DEG 43KT 3659 7561 3645 7544 3620 7540  
 
WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
GINGRICH  
 
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