337  
WHUS51 KLWX 161927  
SMWLWX  
ANZ534-543-162030-  
/O.NEW.KLWX.MA.W.0367.191016T1927Z-191016T2030Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
327 PM EDT WED OCT 16 2019  
 
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 430 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 326 PM EDT, SHOWERS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM  
NEAR HONGA RIVER TO NEAR SMITH ISLAND, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25  
KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.  
 
SOURCE...OBSERVED WIND OF 38 KNOTS AT LOWER HOOPER ISLAND.  
 
IMPACT...BOATERS IN SMALL CRAFT COULD BE THROWN OVERBOARD BY  
SUDDENLY HIGHER WINDS AND WAVES CAPSIZING THEIR VESSEL.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
EWELL, TANGIER SOUND, SMITH ISLAND, HONGA RIVER, FISHING BAY,  
BIVALVE, RICHLAND POINT BUOY, NANTICOKE RIVER MOUTH AND DEAL  
ISLAND.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3803 7587 3790 7591 3790 7606 3830 7626  
3836 7619 3822 7603 3837 7601 3823 7597  
3836 7586 3826 7592 3822 7582 3814 7596  
3815 7579 3807 7587 3806 7587 3807 7580  
3808 7578 3807 7578  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1926Z 223DEG 26KT 3829 7619 3791 7604  
 
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
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