332  
WHUS51 KPHI 252350  
SMWPHI  
ANZ430-260045-  
/O.NEW.KPHI.MA.W.0045.170525T2350Z-170526T0045Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ  
750 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY NJ HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
UPPER DELAWARE BAY...  
 
* UNTIL 845 PM EDT  
 
* AT 750 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM 11 NM SOUTHEAST OF TURKEY POINT TO 7 NM SOUTHWEST OF  
WOODLAND BEACH TO NEAR SHIP JOHN SHOAL LIGHT...MOVING NORTHEAST AT  
25 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND  
SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
WOODLAND BEACH...STONY POINT...SEA BREEZE...  
SHIP JOHN SHOAL LIGHT...PEA PATCH ISLAND AND REEDY POINT.  
 
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...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED  
METAL OBJECTS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3964 7562 3974 7553 3974 7552 3971 7547  
3963 7555 3967 7547 3960 7538 3956 7549  
3953 7549 3956 7541 3948 7550 3947 7537  
3938 7538 3943 7522 3931 7522 3938 7502  
3912 7535 3924 7558 3927 7547 3946 7561  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2350Z 225DEG 27KT 3936 7578 3928 7562 3924 7545  
 
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
JRK  
 
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