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Public Information Statement 17-24

National Weather Service Headquarters Silver Spring MD

700 AM EDT Fri May 19 2017


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 20-26, 2017


The National Weather Service and the National Safe Boating

Council will partner again this year for National Safe Boating

Week, May 20-26, 2017.  The week will highlight relevant weather

topics and offer safety-specific Public Service Announcements

(PSA) and other resources for the recreational boating public.


Topics include:


Saturday 5/20:  Distress Beacons

Sunday 5/21:  Marine Forecast

Monday 5/22:  Life Jackets

Tuesday 5/23:  Boating Under the Influence

Wednesday 5/24:  Fire Extinguishers

Thursday 5/25:  Thunderstorm Safety

Friday 5/26:  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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