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WHUS51 KAKQ 112349
SMWAKQ
ANZ632-636-120015-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.MA.W.0122.150811T2349Z-150812T0015Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
749 PM EDT TUE AUG 11 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA...
  YORK RIVER...

* UNTIL 815 PM EDT

* AT 748 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...LOCATED OVER TUE
  MARSHES LIGHT...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  POQUOSON...YORK SPIT REEF...COLEMAN BRIDGE...TUE MARSHES LIGHT...
  NEW POINT COMFORT AND THE HUMP.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THIS THUNDERSTORM MOVES OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY
WINDS AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE
UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.

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 3728 7652 3725 7650 3727 7643 3726 7639
      3734 7640 3734 7631 3731 7628 3731 7616
      3711 7617 3717 7640 3718 7640 3718 7639
      3721 7640 3720 7642 3721 7642 3724 7652
TIME...MOT...LOC 2348Z 274DEG 26KT 3723 7641 

$$

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