The National Weather Service has issued a hurricane watch for
Fishermen should remove fishing gear from the water far ahead of the storm’s arrival. Crab pots and gill nets are especially prone to damage and displacement during storms.
Also, vessel owners should check their safety equipment to ensure all is in working order and either remove their boats from the water or take them to safe harbor.
Fishermen should monitor NOAA Weather radio for storm updates and channel 16 on their marine radios for U.S. Coast Guard emergency broadcasts.
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