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Tropical Storm FRED

Tropical Storm Fred

August 12, 2021 Update!!!!!!

BLUEWATER BAY MARINA COMPLEX

IS UNDER A STORM CONDITION 1:

As of 10 am THURSDAY 12 AUG Tropical Storm FRED is forecasted to strengthen and bring tropical storm winds IN THE NEXT 72 hours.  The projected path is currently to the East of our position, but the storm is still 1,000 nm away.  Landfall is forecasted to be a strong tropical storm. 

We will monitor the forecast throughout this event.  Preparations should be made now for tropical storm conditions. 

  • PRIOR TO SUNDAY YOU ARE REQUESTED TO REDUCE WINDAGE.  REMOVE AND/OR SECURE BIMINI TOPS, DODGERS, ETC.  SAILBOATS SHOULD REMOVE ROLLER FURLING SAILS AND REMOVE OR WRAP SAILS ATTACHED TO BOOMS.
  •  CHECK  YOUR VESSEL FOR PROPER TIE UP,  AND REFASTEN IF NECESSARY.  THE FORECASTED  WINDS WILL BE FROM THE SOUTHEAST AND BACKING TO THE NORTH SO FACING YOUR BOW INTO THE WIND IF POSSIBLE IS ADVISED.  CONSIDER DOUBLING LINES.  APPLY CHAFING GEAR. 
  • EXPECT DOCK POWER TO BE SHUT DOWN FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME.  REMOVE ITEMS FROM FRIDGE OR FREEZERS.  BATTERIES SHOULD BE CHARGED.
  • ALL PREPARATION SHOULD BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO THE STORM.   NO MARINA PERSONNEL WILL BE REQUIRED TO HELP DURING THE STORM.
  • CHECK GROUND TACKLE FOR POSSIBLE USE IN SLIP AS WELL AS PREPARING FOR AN EVACUATION.
  • IF THE WATER IS FORECASTED TO RISE ABOVE THE DOCK YOU WILL BE NOT ALLOWED TO STAY ON YOUR VESSEL
  • PLEASE CHECK IN WITH MARINA OFFICE FOR FURTHER DETAILS
  • POTENTIAL MANDATORY EVACUATION POSSIBLE.  FIRST SECTION OF A-DOCK TO BE EVACUATED WILL BE THE FOLLOWING SLIPS.

         A24 – A32

         A54 – A75

         A92 – A109

Followed by the remainder of A-dock if necessary

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