Concerning Safe boating tips, NOAA advises to:

  1. Reduce speed and head back to shore in the possibility of high winds and waves;
  2. Be calm and control breathing in case of emergency. Specifically, when falling in cold seas, one should minimize their time in water, get dry and warm as soon as possible;
  3. Be fully informed about weather forecast; In case of thunder, NOAA advises to stay in the cabin or head to shore.

In the meantime, The Nautical Institute has provided ten top tips for mariners about observing and coping with weather at sea, which namely are:

  1. Keep a weather eye
  2. By all available means
  3. It’s behind you
  4. Safety and efficiency
  5. Beware of change
  6. Predictive planning
  7. Keep records
  8. New tools, traditional observations
  9. Share and share alike
  10. Take pride