985  
WHUS51 KLWX 150059  
SMWLWX  
ANZ534-543-150230-  
/O.NEW.KLWX.MA.W.0222.180815T0059Z-180815T0230Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
859 PM EDT TUE AUG 14 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA...  
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH  
ISLAND...  
 
* UNTIL 1030 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 858 PM EDT, STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM NEAR HONGA RIVER TO THE TARGETS, MOVING EAST AT 20  
KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...BOATERS IN SMALL CRAFT COULD BE THROWN OVERBOARD BY  
SUDDENLY HIGHER WINDS AND WAVES CAPSIZING THEIR VESSEL.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
HOOPER ISLAND LIGHT...  
SMITH ISLAND...  
DEEP HOLE...  
NANTICOKE RIVER MOUTH...  
SOUTHWEST MIDDLE GROUNDS...  
EWELL...  
TANGIER SOUND...  
HONGA RIVER...  
FISHING BAY...  
POINT NO POINT...  
THE TARGETS...  
BIVALVE...  
RICHLAND POINT BUOY...  
AND DEAL ISLAND.  
 
LAT...LON 3803 7587 3791 7590 3792 7627 3822 7639  
3835 7617 3827 7615 3830 7613 3822 7603  
3836 7601 3824 7595 3836 7586 3826 7592  
3822 7582 3814 7596 3815 7580 3807 7587  
3806 7587 3807 7580 3808 7578 3807 7578  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0058Z 285DEG 20KT 3832 7609 3823 7626  
 
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
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