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Public Information Statement 16-15
National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC
902 AM EDT Fri May 20 2016

To:     Subscribers:
     - NOAA Weather Wire Service
     - Emergency Managers Weather Information Network
     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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