785  
WHUS51 KAKQ 031742  
SMWAKQ  
ANZ630>632-634-031945-  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.MA.W.0009.230203T1742Z-230203T1945Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
1242 PM EST FRI FEB 3 2023  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO LITTLE CREEK VA...  
ENTRANCE TO THE CHESAPEAKE BAY INCLUDING THE CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE  
TUNNEL...  
 
* UNTIL 245 PM EST.  
 
* AT 1242 PM EST, COLDER AND DRIER AIR WILL CONTINUE TO MIX DOWN  
ACROSS THE CHESAPEAKE BAY, LEADING TO STRONG WIND GUSTS THROUGH  
THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR AND OBSERVATION INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND  
SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL, NEW POINT COMFORT, NASSAWADOX REEF,  
WOLF TRAP, THIMBLE SHOALS, TANGIER ISLAND, TUE MARSHES LIGHT,  
STINGRAY POINT, ONANCOCK INLET, OCCOHANNOCK REEF, THE HUMP, THE  
CELL, WILLOUGHBY BAY, CABBAGE PATCH, LONGS CREEK INLET, CAPE  
CHARLES HARBOR, WINDMILL POINT, 1ST ISLAND BAY BRIDGE, LOWER  
BERNARD ISLAND AND RAPPAHANNOCK RANGE LIGHT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3742 7625 3769 7636 3778 7630 3787 7644  
3781 7627 3789 7624 3790 7591 3799 7571  
3783 7566 3756 7594 3757 7583 3732 7602  
3730 7602 3733 7599 3709 7593 3683 7606  
3691 7628 3716 7640 3715 7641 3735 7643  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1742Z 355DEG 20KT 3734 7616  
 
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...40KTS  
 

 
 
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