The More You NOAA

Local Benefits of our Nation's Premiere Ocean and Coastal Agency

The More You NOAA

Coastal & Maritime Safety

America’s oceans and Great Lakes are home to some of the world’s busiest marine transportation networks  and thousands of maritime businesses and communities that rely daily on the information and safety services NOAA provides.  From vessel captains needing to chart their course to coastal communities and businesses tackling challenges from tsunamis to water quality, NOAA’s nautical charts, situational awareness services, and ocean and weather observations are critical to their prosperity and success.

Coastal and Maritime Safety

Check out these stories from people across the country about how NOAA supports coastal and maritime safety:


Buddy Custard

President and CEO, Alaska Maritime Prevention and Response Network, Alaska

“NOAA is a critical part of ensuring safety at sea. We cannot afford to take NOAA’s services to our country for granted.”

Scott Moegling

Water Quality Manager, Cleveland Water Department, Ohio

“Partnerships between federal agencies like NOAA and local utilities like Cleveland Water are the key to ensuring clean and safe drinking water for communities across the country.”

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