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Gale Warning
Issued: 3:27 AM Jan. 17, 2022 – National Weather Service
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Southwest winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt and
waves 2 to 4 ft.

* WHERE...Tidal Potomac River from Key Bridge to Smith Point VA,
and Chesapeake Bay and adjoining estuaries north of Smith
Point VA.

* WHEN...Until 6 PM EST Monday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous waves which could
capsize or damage vessels.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Brief storm force winds are possible
Sunday night and Monday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

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Special Marine Warning
Issued: 4:09 AM Jan. 17, 2022 – National Weather Service
...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1215 AM EST...

For the following areas...
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point MD...
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point MD...
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach MD...
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island MD...
Chester River to Queenstown MD...
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River...
Eastern Bay...
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor...

At 1108 PM EST, showers capable of producing waterspouts were located
along a line extending from 12 nm west of Fort Smallwood State Park
to 7 nm northeast of Choptank River, moving north at 35 knots.

HAZARD...Waterspouts and wind gusts in excess of 50 knots.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Boaters could easily be thrown overboard by suddenly higher
wind and waves capsizing their vessel. Boats could suffer
significant damage in high winds. Waterspouts can create
locally hazardous seas.

Locations impacted include...
North Point State Park, Magothy River, Chester River, Eastern Bay,
Blackwalnut Point, Pooles Island, Herring Bay, Gunpowder River, Sandy
Point State Park, Bloody Point Light, Thomas Point Light, Poplar
Island, Parsons Island, Fort Smallwood State Park, Pinehurst, Knapps
Narrows Bridge, Hart Miller Island, Tilghman Island, Gibson Island
and Bodkin Point.


WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...50KTS

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