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WHUS51 KAKQ 182000
SMWAKQ
ANZ637-638-182045-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.MA.W.0115.140818T2000Z-140818T2045Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
400 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS
  BRIDGE-TUNNEL...
  JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE...

* UNTIL 445 PM EDT

* AT 355 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER FROM 6 NM
  NORTHEAST OF BURWELL BAY TO MONITOR MERRIMACK BRIDGE TUNNEL...
  MOVING EAST AT 15 KNOTS.

* THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  DOMINION PIER AROUND 405 PM EDT.
  SEWELLS POINT AND HAMPTON FLATS AROUND 415 PM EDT.
  HAMPTON RIVER INLET AROUND 420 PM EDT.
  WILLOUGHBY BAY AROUND 425 PM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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 3704 7661 3708 7654 3697 7642 3700 7636
      3703 7634 3697 7630 3695 7626 3695 7629
      3696 7632 3692 7639 3689 7639 3690 7646
      3692 7648 3696 7650 3701 7659 3702 7658
TIME...MOT...LOC 1959Z 252DEG 17KT 3711 7652 3687 7641

$$

JFOSTER 






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