RILA Serving The Ocean State LobstermenLobstermen's Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 421, Wakefield, RI 02880

R.I.L.A. is a nonprofit association that works towards the implementation of practical and meaningful State and Federal regulatory measures which take into consideration the welfare of the fishermen while building a sustainable fishery.

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Helpful Links

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission
www.asmfc.org


New Bedford Working Waterfront Festival
www.workingwaterfrontfestival.org

The Office of Science and Technology is part of the NOAA Fisheries
www.st.nmfs.gov/st1/commercial/index.html

 
WWW.BEACONREGISTRATION.NOAA.GOV
Convenient, secure way for EPIRB owners to provide up-to-date name, phone number, and other critical info online rather than having to mail, fax, or e-mail it. 
http://www.uscg.mil/d1/staff/oan/navinfo/ Coast Guard First District, Aids to Navigation, containing links to a wide range of useful navigation information including local notice to mariners and chart corrections.
www.nmfs.noaa.gov/
NOAA Fisheries or the National Marine Fisheries Service strategic plan contains three goals;rebuild and maintain sustainable fisheries, promote the recovery of protected species, protect and maintain the health of coastal marine habitats

www.coastalstudies.org/
Center for coastal studies - a non-profit organization for research, conservation, and education in the coastal and marine environments, whale, whales, marine mammal, humpback whales, right whale, center for coastal studies, oceanography, stellwagen bank, research, cape cod, conservation

www.nero.nmfs.gov/whaletrp
A plan to reduce injuries and deaths of large whales due to accidental entanglement in fishing gear 

www.nero.nmfs.gov 
Regional Office for NOAA Fisheries in the USA - Northeast Region Home page


Weather Links

BI Airport weather
http://weather.noaa.gov/weather/current/KBID.html 

National Weather Service Eastern Region Headquarters
http://www.erh.noaa.gov/er/hq/

Off Shore Waters Forecast
http://weather.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/fmtbltn.pl?file=forecasts/marine/offshore/an/anz083.txt 


Station BUZM3 - Buzzards Bay, MA
www.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_page.phtml?$station=buzm3 

Station 44017 - 23 Nautical Miles Southwest of Montauk Point, NY
www.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_page.phtml?$station=44017# 

Station 44025 - LONG ISLAND 33 NM South of Islip, NY
www.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_page.phtml?$station=44025
  

Block Island Sound
www.erh.noaa.gov/er/box/shtml/xa237.shtml