Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
709 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

VIRGINIA PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...CURRITUCK SOUND AND ATLANTIC
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
20 NAUTICAL MILES

ANZ600-240715-
709 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
20 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING VIRGINIA PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY
CURRITUCK SOUND AND PORTIONS OF THE JAMES, YORK,
AND RAPPAHANNOCK RIVERS...

HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE REGION TONIGHT AND THURSDAY AND SLIDES
OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST. THE HIGH WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST BY
FRIDAY MORNING. THE NEXT COLD FRONT APPROACHES FRIDAY AND CROSSES
THE WATERS FRIDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE AREA FROM
THE NORTH DURING THE WEEKEND.

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ANZ630-240715-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
709 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ631-240715-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
709 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 4
FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ632-240715-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
709 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ634-240715-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
709 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 4
FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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ANZ650-240715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
709 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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ANZ652-240715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
709 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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ANZ654-240715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
709 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT
BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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ANZ656-240715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
709 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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ANZ658-240715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
709 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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CURRITUCK SOUND-
709 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.

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ANZ635-240715-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
709 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ636-240715-
YORK RIVER-
709 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ637-240715-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
709 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.

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ANZ638-240715-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
709 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.

$$

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