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         NWS MELBOURNE BOATING SAFETY
                   Latest Hazardous Weather Outlook

National Safe Boating Week--May 17-23, 2014


  During thunderstorm season, check out the Marine Thunderstorm Gust Forecast

Local Notices:

Watch out for Buoys!!

 

Case Studies:

Thanksgiving 2005 Near Marine Tragedy

Thanksgiving 1984 Storm

Springtime Breezy Dangers

 EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA BOATING STATISTICS
most deaths/injuries/accidents are not weather-related)

 

Average Number of Deaths/year (1996-2012)

Average Number of Injuries/year (1996-2012)

Average Number of Accidents/year (2001-2012)

Volusia

2.4

15.5

21.8

Brevard

2.3

15.4

26.5

Orange

2.0

14.1

12.8

Martin

0.9

10.2

17.8

Lake

2.3

7.1

7.5

Indian River

0.9

6.4

10.3

Seminole

1.3

6.2

6.0

Osceola

1.0

6.1

6.8

St. Lucie

0.5

3.5

7.3

Okeechobee

0.6

3.2

3.3

East Central Florida Total

14.2

87.5

120.2

 East Central Florida Weather-Related Boating Deaths

East Central Florida Safe Boating Script

Local Boater
Education Links:


Cocoa Beach Sail & Power Squadron

Banana River Sail & Power Squadron

Sebastian Inlet Power Squadron

Vero Beach Power Squadron 

Port St. Lucie Power Squadron

St. Lucie River Power Squadron 

Titusville Sail & Power Squadron

Florida FWC

 

National Weather Service Safe Boating
Safe Boating Council 
U. S. Coast Guard
U.S. Coast Guard Auxilliary
U.S. Power Squadron
Boat U. S. 
NWS Wilmington N.C. Boat Safety Page

 

 

 

 

 

 


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