POLICY REFERENCES

SPECIAL MARINE WARNING

 

PRODUCT: Special Marine Warning (SMW)

REFERENCE: WSOM Chapter D-51, Section 9.4

ISSUED BY: All Warning Offices with Marine Responsibility

PURPOSE: The SMW is a short-fuse product designed to provide information regarding hazardous weather events over the water.

CHANGES: none

COMMENTS: An SMW should be issued instead of a TOR or SVR for event that only occurs over the water. Also note the criteria for issuing an SMW is less than that of an SVR.
 
 

CONTACT: Melinda Bailey, W/SR11x5
Public and Marine Services Meteorologist
(817) 978-2652 Ext. 107


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Last updated Aug 31, 2000