STORM WARNING

STORM WARNING

 

09/18/2017 – Notice to Mariners

 

We are expecting a tropical weather event that will severely impact our coastline and boating community. Mariners are requested to secure their vessels with additional lines if on a dock or mooring or additional anchors if anchored or the preferred method is to HAUL your boat.

 

IF YOU ARE STAYING ON YOUR VESSEL…..

 

  • File a Float Plan with the Wareham DNR
  • Have a supply of food and water on your vessel
  • Charge batteries in flashlights and portable VHF radios
  • Check your bilge pumps and batteries
  • Monitor VHF CH 09 + 16
  • Check weather reports
  • Charge your cell phone
  • Have VDS (visual distress signals) on board
  • Know your location in the event emergency crews need to get to you

 

In the event of emergency contact

Dial 9-1-1

Wareham Dispatch 508-295-1212

VHF CH 16