290  
WHUS51 KAKQ 221927  
SMWAKQ  
ANZ633-654-656-658-222100-  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.MA.W.0047.170522T1927Z-170522T2100Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
327 PM EDT MON MAY 22 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...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT  
20 NM...  
CURRITUCK SOUND...  
 
* UNTIL 500 PM EDT  
 
* AT 325 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM NEAR LITTLE CREEK TO 14 NM WEST OF DEAL ISLAND TO 7  
NM NORTHWEST OF THE MOUTH OF THE PERQUIMANS RIVER...MOVING EAST AT  
20 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND  
SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.  
 
* STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...  
CAPE HENRY AROUND 350 PM EDT.  
CAPE HENRY WRECK AND VIRGINIA BEACH OCEANFRONT AROUND 355 PM EDT.  
DEAL ISLAND AND KNOTTS ISLAND BAY AROUND 400 PM EDT.  
SANDBRIDGE AROUND 405 PM EDT.  
ANGLO AFRICAN WRECK AND CAPE CHARLES LIGHT AROUND 415 PM EDT.  
BUOY 4A DRYDOCKS...10 NM EAST OF VIRGINIA BEACH OCEANFRONT AND  
CHESAPEAKE LIGHT TOWER AROUND 430 PM EDT.  
CURRITUCK SOUND AROUND 435 PM EDT.  
CURRITUCK BEACH AND CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT AROUND 445 PM EDT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3620 7590 3646 7605 3648 7609 3673 7595  
3693 7601 3709 7593 3711 7596 3727 7540  
3717 7545 3690 7565 3652 7552 3624 7557  
3623 7577 3622 7577  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1925Z 253DEG 21KT 3695 7622 3660 7619 3620 7636  
 
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...40KTS  
 

 
 
MINNICK  
 
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