650  
WHUS51 KAKQ 211753  
SMWAKQ  
ANZ632-634-654-656-211845-  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.MA.W.0228.190821T1753Z-190821T1845Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
153 PM EDT WED AUG 21 2019  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA...  
ENTRANCE TO THE CHESAPEAKE BAY INCLUDING THE CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE  
TUNNEL...  
 
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO THE VA/NC BORDER OUT 20  
NM...  
 
* UNTIL 245 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 153 PM EDT, STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM NEAR THIMBLE SHOALS TO 1ST ISLAND BAY BRIDGE TO NEAR  
LYNNHAVEN, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND  
SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL, 1ST ISLAND BAY BRIDGE, LATIMER SHOAL,  
PLANTATION LIGHT, ANGLO AFRICAN WRECK, CAPE HENRY, THIMBLE SHOALS,  
KIPTOPEKE CONCRETE SHIPS, HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE TUNNEL, LYNNHAVEN,  
BUOY 36A, BLUEFISH ROCK, FISHERMANS ISLAND, THE HUMP, CAPE CHARLES  
LIGHT, SEWELLS POINT, CAPE HENRY WRECK, CABBAGE PATCH, LITTLE CREEK  
AND 4TH ISLAND BAY BRIDGE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3709 7632 3710 7633 3731 7616 3731 7602  
3710 7563 3680 7606 3680 7609 3683 7617  
3688 7618 3689 7623 3692 7626 3690 7629  
3696 7633 3694 7629 3696 7627 3696 7630  
3701 7633 3702 7635 3699 7638 3701 7640  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1753Z 236DEG 44KT 3706 7629 3696 7616 3686 7608  
 
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
EI  
 
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