National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NOAA's National Weather Service
The National Weather Service is a component of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). NOAA is an Operating Unit of the U.S. Department of Commerce.
The Mission of NOAA's National Weather Service
The National Weather Service (NWS) provides weather, hydrologic, and climate forecasts and warnings for the United States, its territories, adjacent waters and ocean areas, for the protection of life and property and the enhancement of the national economy. NWS data and products form a national information database and infrastructure which can be used by other governmental agencies, the private sector, the public, and the global community.
Be ready for what the weather can bring. Learn about potential severe weather threats and natural disasters and how to be prepared. Check wind conditions, water temps and flood advisories before you head out to sea. For more information on the weather click on the following link: www.weather.com