Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
554 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD...
  TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD MD...

* UNTIL 730 PM EDT

* AT 553 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM FORT WASHINGTON TO 19 NM
  SOUTHWEST OF FAIRVIEW BEACH...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  WESTMORELAND STATE PARK...SAINT GEORGE ISLAND...U.S. 301 NICE
  MEMORIAL BRIDGE...POPES CREEK...COLTONS POINT...COBB ISLAND...
  MARYLAND POINT...PINEY POINT...COLES POINT...COLONIAL BEACH...
  DAHLGREN...NOMINI BAY...WHITE POINT BEACH...PORT TOBACCO RIVER...
  TALL TIMBERS...MATHIAS POINT AND NANJEMOY CREEK.

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 3841 7727 3836 7721 3846 7703 3871 7703
      3834 7698 3823 7678 3822 7659 3814 7653
      3810 7642 3801 7646 3802 7647 3815 7661
      3816 7684 3821 7695 3831 7703 3840 7704
      3834 7718 3834 7728
TIME...MOT...LOC 2153Z 245DEG 26KT 3869 7701 3808 7749

$$

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