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WHUS51 KAKQ 262124
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ANZ631-632-654-262215-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.MA.W.0102.140726T2124Z-140726T2215Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
524 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 WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA...

* UNTIL 615 PM EDT

* AT 522 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF
  PRODUCING STRONG WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL OVER YORK
  SPIT REEF...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 KNOTS.

* THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  THE HUMP AROUND 550 PM EDT.
  BUOY 36A AROUND 600 PM EDT.
  PLANTATION LIGHT AND CAPE CHARLES HARBOR AROUND 610 PM EDT.
  CABBAGE PATCH AND KIPTOPEKE CONCRETE SHIPS AROUND 615 PM EDT.

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 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 3739 7625 3731 7598 3729 7601 3726 7602
      3724 7601 3725 7599 3721 7601 3714 7597
      3714 7594 3713 7595 3714 7596 3713 7598
      3707 7604 3724 7636
TIME...MOT...LOC 2124Z 298DEG 10KT 3727 7620

$$

JFOSTER








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