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Public Information Statement 18-10

National Weather Service Headquarters Silver Spring MD

1125 AM EDT Mon May 14 2018

 

To:         Subscribers:

            - NOAA Weather Wire Service

            - Emergency Managers Weather Information Network

            - NOAAPort

            Other NWS Partners and NWS Employees

 

From:       Allison Allen

            Chief, Marine, Tropical, and Tsunami Services Branch

 

Subject:    National Safe Boating Week: May 19-25, 2018

 

The NWS and the National Safe Boating Council will partner again

this year for National Safe Boating Week, May 19-25, 2018. The

week will highlight relevant weather topics and offer safety-

specific Public Service Announcements (PSA) and resources for

the recreational boating public.

 

Topics include:

 

Saturday 5/19:  Life Jackets

Sunday 5/20:  Fire Extinguishers

Monday 5/21:  Boating Under the Influence

Tuesday 5/22:  Distress Beacons

Wednesday 5/23:  Thunderstorm Safety

Thursday 5/24:  Hurricane Preparedness

Friday 5/25:  Marine Forecast

 

For more information on hazardous weather and boating safety,

visit the following websites:

 

https://www.weather.gov/safety/safeboating-week

 

http://www.safeboatingcouncil.org/

 

or contact:

 

Darren Wright

NWS Marine Services Program Leader

Darren.Wright@noaa.gov

 

NWS national Public Information Statements are online at:

 

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/os/notif.htm

 

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