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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
619 PM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
  CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL...
  YORK RIVER...
  JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS
  BRIDGE-TUNNEL...
  JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE...

* UNTIL 715 PM EDT

* AT 615 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE    
  OF PRODUCING STRONG WINDS TO 40 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL 6 NM          
  NORTHEAST OF BURWELL BAY...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS.

* THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  JAMES RIVER BRIDGE AROUND 630 PM EDT.
  HAMPTON RIVER INLET AROUND 635 PM EDT.
  DOMINION PIER AND HAMPTON FLATS AROUND 640 PM EDT.
  MONITOR MERRIMACK BRIDGE TUNNEL AND SEWELLS POINT AROUND 645 PM
  EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT STRONG WINDS TO 40 KNOTS...SMALL HAIL...HIGH
WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3714 7667 3703 7658 3699 7661 3700 7656
      3689 7639 3696 7626 3691 7611 3686 7614
      3685 7606 3722 7638 3720 7644 3709 7627
      3701 7632 3704 7632 3697 7642 3712 7661
      3716 7660 3714 7666
TIME...MOT...LOC 2218Z 331DEG 25KT 3708 7653

$$

JFOSTER








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