021  
WHUS51 KAKQ 120540  
SMWAKQ  
ANZ630-635-120645-  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.MA.W.0023.240412T0540Z-240412T0645Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
140 AM EDT FRI APR 12 2024  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA...  
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT...  
 
* UNTIL 245 AM EDT.  
 
* AT 140 AM EDT, STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM NEAR BRETON BAY TO 11 NM SOUTH OF YEOCOMICO RIVER TO  
10 NM SOUTHWEST OF URBANNA INLET, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR.  
 
IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND  
SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
SMITH POINT, IRVINGTON, LONGS CREEK INLET, WHITE STONE BRIDGE, SAN  
MARCOS WRECK, URBANNA INLET, TANGIER ISLAND, AND NORTHERN NECK  
REEF.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3770 7655 3776 7657 3779 7655 3780 7647  
3777 7644 3777 7638 3780 7637 3786 7648  
3791 7646 3789 7604 3793 7603 3790 7603  
3790 7594 3774 7600 3762 7630 3763 7630  
3763 7631 3755 7645 3760 7662 3764 7664  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0540Z 211DEG 51KT 3826 7666 3785 7659 3754 7670  
 
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
EI  
 
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