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Public Information Statement 16-15

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

854 AM EDT Fri May 20 2016


To:          Subscribers:

             - NOAA Weather Wire Service

             - Emergency Managers Weather Information Network

             - NOAAPORT

             Other NWS Partners and NWS Employees


From:       Eric Christensen

            Acting Chief, Marine, Tropical, and Tsunami

            Services Branch


Subject:    National Safe Boating Week, May 21-27, 2016


The National Weather Service and the National Safe Boating

Council will partner again this year for National Safe Boating

Week, May 21-27, 2016.  The week will highlight relevant weather

and offers safety-specific Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

and other resources for the recreational boating public. Topics



Saturday 5/21:  Boating Under the Influence

Sunday 5/22:  Marine Forecast

Monday 5/23:  Life Jackets

Tuesday 5/24:  Distress Beacons

Wednesday 5/25:  Fire Extinguishers

Thursday 5/26:  Thunderstorm Safety

Friday 5/27:  Hurricane Preparedness


For more information on hazardous weather and boating safety,

visit the following websites:


or contact:


Richard May

NWS Marine Services


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