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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:


or contact:


Darren Wright

NWS Marine Services Program Leader


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