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WHUS51 KAKQ 112326
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ANZ634-654-656-120030-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.MA.W.0121.150811T2326Z-150812T0030Z/

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 830 PM EDT

* AT 726 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO 40 KNOTS...LOCATED
  ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR GREAT MACHIPONGO INLET TO NEAR
  BLUEFISH ROCK...MOVING EAST AT 20 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  CAPE CHARLES LIGHT...SAND SHOAL INLET...1ST ISLAND BAY BRIDGE...
  GREAT MACHIPONGO INLET...ANGLO AFRICAN WRECK...FISHERMANS ISLAND...
  SHIP SHOAL INLET...CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL AND CAPE HENRY
  WRECK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 3714 7597 3712 7597 3713 7594 3735 7590
      3735 7591 3741 7583 3740 7579 3743 7582
      3747 7581 3746 7571 3745 7571 3747 7570
      3746 7570 3746 7529 3715 7546 3686 7582
      3690 7599 3694 7600 3691 7607 3694 7616
TIME...MOT...LOC 2326Z 277DEG 21KT 3742 7582 3709 7626 

$$

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