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.
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