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WHUS51 KAKQ 262211
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/O.NEW.KAKQ.MA.W.0103.140726T2211Z-140726T2315Z/

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 715 PM EDT

* AT 608 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF 
  PRODUCING STRONG WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL FROM     
  KIPTOPEKE CONCRETE SHIPS TO 4TH ISLAND BAY BRIDGE...MOVING         
  SOUTH AT 15 KNOTS.

* THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL PASS NEAR...
  1ST ISLAND BAY BRIDGE...4TH ISLAND BAY BRIDGE...ANGLO AFRICAN
  WRECK...BLUEFISH ROCK...CABBAGE PATCH...CAPE CHARLES LIGHT...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL...FISHERMANS ISLAND...KIPTOPEKE
  CONCRETE SHIPS...LATIMER SHOAL AND PLANTATION LIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT STRONG WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...SMALL HAIL...
HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD
SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

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 3725 7602 3724 7601 3725 7600 3723 7598
      3723 7601 3722 7600 3721 7601 3712 7596
      3713 7594 3717 7594 3699 7581 3693 7611
      3708 7625
TIME...MOT...LOC 2210Z 339DEG 13KT 3718 7597 3708 7611

$$

JFOSTER








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