Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
704 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

ANZ600-290715-
704 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.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 SLOWLY BUILDS IN FROM THE NORTHWEST THROUGH SUNDAY AS
LOW PRESSURE PUSHES FARTHER OFFSHORE. THE NEXT COLD FRONT CROSSES
THE WATERS MONDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS BRIEFLY TUESDAY.
LOW PRESSURE AND AN ATTENDANT COLD FRONT TRACK ACROSS THE REGION
TUESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

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ANZ630-290715-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
704 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE LATE EVENING
AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ631-290715-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
704 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ632-290715-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
704 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ634-290715-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
704 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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ANZ650-290715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
704 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT UNTIL EARLY MORNING. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED FLURRIES EARLY
IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...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 8 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ652-290715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
704 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.SUN...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.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

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ANZ654-290715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
704 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.SUN...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 8 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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ANZ656-290715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
704 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT LATE IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.SUN...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.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.

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ANZ658-290715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
704 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT LATE IN THE EVENING. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.SUN...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 8 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.

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ANZ633-290715-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
704 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ635-290715-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
704 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ636-290715-
YORK RIVER-
704 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ637-290715-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
704 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ638-290715-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
704 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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