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WHUS51 KAKQ 210147
SMWAKQ
ANZ634-654-656-210245-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.MA.W.0124.150821T0147Z-150821T0245Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
947 PM EDT THU AUG 20 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
  CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-NORTH CAROLINA
  BORDER OUT TO 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
  20 NM...

* UNTIL 1045 PM EDT

* AT 947 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM FISHERMANS ISLAND TO
  LYNNHAVEN...MOVING EAST AT 15 KNOTS.

* STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  ANGLO AFRICAN WRECK AROUND 955 PM EDT.
  CHESAPEAKE LIGHT TOWER AND 10 NM EAST OF VIRGINIA BEACH OCEANFRONT
  AROUND 1045 PM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3710 7594 3714 7550 3682 7578 3688 7599
      3691 7599 3694 7600 3693 7600 3693 7603
      3691 7607 3692 7610
TIME...MOT...LOC 0147Z 264DEG 15KT 3709 7594 3693 7610 

$$

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