820  
WHUS51 KLWX 220242  
SMWLWX  
ANZ533-541-220415-  
/O.NEW.KLWX.MA.W.0349.190822T0242Z-190822T0415Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
1042 PM EDT WED AUG 21 2019  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD...  
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER...  
 
* UNTIL 1215 AM EDT.  
 
* AT 1041 PM EDT, A STRONG THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING  
WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR JAMES ISLAND, MOVING EAST AT 20 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER, WATERSPOUTS POSSIBLE, AND  
SMALL HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...BOATERS IN SMALL CRAFT COULD BE THROWN OVERBOARD BY  
SUDDENLY HIGHER WINDS AND WAVES CAPSIZING THEIR VESSEL.  
WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY  
HAZARDOUS SEAS.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
CHOPTANK RIVER, BLACKWALNUT POINT, DARES BEACH, JAMES ISLAND,  
TILGHMAN ISLAND, TAYLORS ISLAND AND CHESAPEAKE BEACH.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3857 7607 3859 7616 3863 7617 3860 7621  
3863 7629 3859 7626 3857 7631 3854 7627  
3856 7621 3853 7620 3849 7628 3850 7633  
3848 7632 3853 7653 3867 7655 3869 7621  
3867 7620 3869 7619 3864 7615 3860 7605  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0241Z 280DEG 20KT 3859 7638  
 
WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
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