005  
WHUS51 KAKQ 021432  
SMWAKQ  
ANZ631-632-634-638-021530-  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.MA.W.0095.200702T1432Z-200702T1530Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
1032 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2020  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO LITTLE CREEK VA...  
ENTRANCE TO THE CHESAPEAKE BAY INCLUDING THE CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE  
TUNNEL...  
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE  
TUNNEL...  
 
* UNTIL 1130 AM EDT.  
 
* AT 1030 AM EDT, SHOWERS PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS WERE OVER THE LOWER  
BAY. A RETIRED NWS EMPLOYEE REPORTED A WATERSPOUT JUST SOUTH OF  
CAPE CHARLES.  
 
HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS.  
 
SOURCE...MARINE WEATHER SPOTTER.  
 
IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL, 1ST ISLAND BAY BRIDGE, LATIMER SHOAL,  
PLANTATION LIGHT, CAPE HENRY, THIMBLE SHOALS, KIPTOPEKE CONCRETE  
SHIPS, HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE TUNNEL, LYNNHAVEN, YORK SPIT REEF, BUOY  
36A, BLUEFISH ROCK, THE HUMP, WILLOUGHBY BAY, SEWELLS POINT, CAPE  
HENRY WRECK, CHERRYSTONE REEF, CABBAGE PATCH, LITTLE CREEK AND 4TH  
ISLAND BAY BRIDGE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS  
SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3739 7625 3738 7598 3696 7599 3693 7601  
3693 7600 3694 7600 3693 7599 3689 7599  
3695 7635  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1430Z 035DEG 11KT 3720 7625  
 
WATERSPOUT...OBSERVED  
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...<34KTS  
 

 
 
FISHER  
 
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