402  
WHUS51 KAKQ 221908  
SMWAKQ  
ANZ631-632-634>638-222045-  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.MA.W.0046.170522T1908Z-170522T2045Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
308 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE  
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL...  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA...  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA...  
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS  
BRIDGE-TUNNEL...  
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE...  
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT...  
YORK RIVER...  
 
* UNTIL 445 PM EDT  
 
* AT 308 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM NEAR BURWELL BAY TO NEAR DOMINION PIER TO NEAR  
WILLOUGHBY BAY TO 18 NM SOUTHWEST OF SANDBRIDGE...MOVING NORTHEAST  
AT 25 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND  
SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL...NEW POINT COMFORT...NASSAWADOX  
REEF...WOLF TRAP...BURWELL BAY...THIMBLE SHOALS...TUE MARSHES  
LIGHT...STINGRAY POINT...OCCOHANNOCK REEF...HAMPTON FLATS...THE  
HUMP...THE CELL...WILLOUGHBY BAY...SEWELLS POINT...CABBAGE PATCH...  
CAPE CHARLES HARBOR...WINDMILL POINT...1ST ISLAND BAY BRIDGE...  
RAPPAHANNOCK RANGE LIGHT AND RAPPAHANNOCK LIGHT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3719 7657 3703 7641 3709 7634 3721 7655  
3736 7652 3731 7648 3738 7646 3743 7631  
3751 7635 3756 7649 3762 7648 3760 7585  
3732 7591 3731 7586 3729 7592 3729 7588  
3680 7611 3691 7626 3686 7638 3698 7669  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1908Z 219DEG 25KT 3702 7660 3700 7643 3692 7630 3660  
7628  
 
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...40KTS  
 

 
 
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