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ANZ531>534-537-539>543-152045-
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
312 PM EDT WED OCT 15 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD...
  EASTERN BAY...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD...
  TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
  ISLAND...
  PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD...
  CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD...

* UNTIL 445 PM EDT

* AT 310 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF
  34 KNOTS FROM 8 NM WEST OF CHESAPEAKE BEACH TO 7 NM SOUTH OF MOUTH
  OF THE POTOMAC RIVER...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 KNOTS.

* THIS LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD.
  CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER.
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA.
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD.
  TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND.
  EASTERN BAY.
  CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD.
  CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WIND GUSTS OF AT LEAST 34 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGH WAVES AND DANGEROUS
LIGHTNING CAN BE EXPECTED. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3798 7642 3830 7638 3839 7657 3841 7655
      3842 7655 3833 7645 3832 7643 3870 7654
      3923 7641 3920 7624 3900 7616 3879 7619
      3878 7632 3860 7605 3862 7624 3851 7621
      3847 7632 3831 7611 3837 7601 3791 7628
TIME...MOT...LOC 1912Z 204DEG 33KT 3871 7670 3854 7657
          3828 7639 3789 7635

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