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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
902 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

INLAND WATERS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON AND THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
WASHINGTON COASTAL WATERS INCLUDING THE OLYMPIC COAST NATIONAL
MARINE SANCTUARY

PZZ100-290215-
902 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND INLAND
WATERS...STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BEGIN MOVING SOUTH THROUGH BRITISH COLUMBIA
TODAY...WHILE A WEAK LOW TRACKS SOUTH ALONG THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
COAST. AS A RESULT NORTHERLY OFFSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP...THEN
INCREASE TONIGHT AND MONDAY. OFFSHORE FLOW WILL WEAKEN
TUESDAY...WITH RELATIVELY LIGHT WINDS WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

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PZZ150-290215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
902 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 12 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 8 FT AT
15 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 14 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING E 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS.
.TUE...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W
SWELL 3 FT.
.THU...W WIND 10 KT...RISING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W
SWELL 5 FT.

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PZZ153-290215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
902 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS...BECOMING W 8 FT AT 15
SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
14 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3
FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 FT.
.THU...S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
5 FT.

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PZZ156-290215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
902 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 12
FT AT 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 4 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...E WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 FT.
.THU...S WIND 10 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5
FT.

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PZZ170-290215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
902 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 15 FT AT 11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 13 FT AT 11
SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
11 FT AT 13 SECONDS...BECOMING W 9 FT AT 15 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT...RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING E 25 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...E WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.
.THU...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.

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PZZ173-290215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
902 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 14 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 11 FT
AT 12 SECONDS...BECOMING W 9 FT AT 15 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 5
FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4
FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 FT.
.THU...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.

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PZZ176-290215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-
902 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 14 FT AT 12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 12
FT AT 11 SECONDS...BECOMING W 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
14 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4
FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 FT...BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.

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PZZ130-290215-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
902 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST
THIS EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 6 FT AT
15 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
14 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS.
.TUE...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 2 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING... BECOMING LIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. W SWELL 2 FT.
.THU...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 FT.

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PZZ131-290215-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
902 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...W WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 25 TO 35 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ132-290215-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
902 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING NW TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ134-290215-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
902 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ133-290215-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
902 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT...RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NE WIND 30 TO 40 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 25 TO 35 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ135-290215-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
902 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ110-290215-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
902 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 13 FT TODAY...SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 11 FT THIS
EVENING...AND THEN 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAR CONDITIONS ROUGH THROUGH
THIS EVENING...THEN MODERATE. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND
945 AM AND 945 PM TODAY.

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