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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA 
1012 AM EDT FRI AUG 20 2021

...A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE RHODE ISLAND COAST AND 
SOUTH COAST OF MASSACHUSETTS. NOW IS THE TIME TO ACT...

A HURRICANE WATCH MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS MAY OCCUR LATER 
THIS WEEKEND. HERE ARE SOME PREPAREDNESS TIPS.

...BOAT OWNERS AND MARINA OPERATORS...

THE BOATING COMMUNITY ALMOST ALWAYS SUFFERS LARGE LOSSES WHEN A 
HURRICANE COMES ASHORE. THE BOAT OWNER IN PARTICULAR MUST STAY UP TO 
DATE ON THE LATEST FORECASTS AND POSITIONS OF TROPICAL STORMS AND 
HURRICANES...AND BE READY TO ACT LONG BEFORE THE STORM MAKES ITS 
FINAL APPROACH.

...REMOVE YOUR BOAT FROM THE WATER. YOU WILL NOT HAVE TIME IF YOU 
WAIT FOR THE WARNING TO BE ISSUED.  REMEMBER THAT YOU WILL NOT BE 
THE ONLY PERSON AT YOUR LOCATION TRYING TO GET A BOAT OUT OF THE 
WATER.
...FOR THOSE THAT CANNOT REMOVE THE BOAT FROM THE WATER, TIE UP YOUR 
BOAT AT THIS TIME. BE SURE TO HAVE PLENTY OF EXTRA LINE, CHAFING 
GEAR, AND FENDERS. FULLY CHARGE THE BATTERY.
...ENSURE THAT YOUR VESSEL IS AS WATERTIGHT AS POSSIBLE.
...REMOVE ALL NON-PERMANENT EQUIPMENT. 
...WHEN YOU ARE THROUGH, HELP YOUR NEIGHBORS. ALL IT TAKES IS ONE 
BOAT INCORRECTLY TIED UP TO DAMAGE MANY IN A MARINA OR HARBOR.

...OFFSHORE BOATING INTERESTS...

...OFFSHORE BOATING INTERESTS SHOULD CANCEL ALL PLANS IMMEDIATELY. 
IF YOU ARE OUT, NOW IS THE TIME TO HEAD BACK TO A SAFE PORT.

HIGH SEAS AND LARGE OCEAN SWELLS WILL MOVE INTO THE OFFSHORE WATERS 
WELL IN ADVANCE OF THE WIND FIELD ASSOCIATED WITH THE HURRICANE. DO 
NOT BE FOOLED. SWELLS OF 10 TO 20 FEET WILL TEST EVEN THE MOST 
SEASONED SAILOR. IF YOU SHOULD NEED ASSISTANCE AT SEA, CALL THE 
COAST GUARD AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. 

$$
FIELD/VALLEE
000
NOUS41 KBOX 201412
PNSBOX
CTZ002>004-MAZ002>026-RIZ001>008-ANZ230>237-250-254>255-210000-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA 
1012 AM EDT FRI AUG 20 2021

...A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE RHODE ISLAND COAST AND 
SOUTH COAST OF MASSACHUSETTS. NOW IS THE TIME TO ACT...

A HURRICANE WATCH MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS MAY OCCUR LATER 
THIS WEEKEND. HERE ARE SOME PREPAREDNESS TIPS.

...BOAT OWNERS AND MARINA OPERATORS...

THE BOATING COMMUNITY ALMOST ALWAYS SUFFERS LARGE LOSSES WHEN A 
HURRICANE COMES ASHORE. THE BOAT OWNER IN PARTICULAR MUST STAY UP TO 
DATE ON THE LATEST FORECASTS AND POSITIONS OF TROPICAL STORMS AND 
HURRICANES...AND BE READY TO ACT LONG BEFORE THE STORM MAKES ITS 
FINAL APPROACH.

...REMOVE YOUR BOAT FROM THE WATER. YOU WILL NOT HAVE TIME IF YOU 
WAIT FOR THE WARNING TO BE ISSUED.  REMEMBER THAT YOU WILL NOT BE 
THE ONLY PERSON AT YOUR LOCATION TRYING TO GET A BOAT OUT OF THE 
WATER.
...FOR THOSE THAT CANNOT REMOVE THE BOAT FROM THE WATER, TIE UP YOUR 
BOAT AT THIS TIME. BE SURE TO HAVE PLENTY OF EXTRA LINE, CHAFING 
GEAR, AND FENDERS. FULLY CHARGE THE BATTERY.
...ENSURE THAT YOUR VESSEL IS AS WATERTIGHT AS POSSIBLE.
...REMOVE ALL NON-PERMANENT EQUIPMENT. 
...WHEN YOU ARE THROUGH, HELP YOUR NEIGHBORS. ALL IT TAKES IS ONE 
BOAT INCORRECTLY TIED UP TO DAMAGE MANY IN A MARINA OR HARBOR.

...OFFSHORE BOATING INTERESTS...

...OFFSHORE BOATING INTERESTS SHOULD CANCEL ALL PLANS IMMEDIATELY. 
IF YOU ARE OUT, NOW IS THE TIME TO HEAD BACK TO A SAFE PORT.

HIGH SEAS AND LARGE OCEAN SWELLS WILL MOVE INTO THE OFFSHORE WATERS 
WELL IN ADVANCE OF THE WIND FIELD ASSOCIATED WITH THE HURRICANE. DO 
NOT BE FOOLED. SWELLS OF 10 TO 20 FEET WILL TEST EVEN THE MOST 
SEASONED SAILOR. IF YOU SHOULD NEED ASSISTANCE AT SEA, CALL THE 
COAST GUARD AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. 

$$
FIELD/VALLEE

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