Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
333 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

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

ANZ600-101630-
333 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.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...

CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES OVER THE REGION THROUGH TONIGHT.
THE HIGH SLIDES OFFSHORE SUNDAY. LOW PRESSURE PUSHING ACROSS THE
EASTERN GREAT LAKES INTO NEW ENGLAND WILL DRAG A COLD FRONT ACROSS
THE WATERS MONDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE BRIEFLY RETURNS FOR
TUESDAY. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT IMPACTS THE WATERS ON
WEDNESDAY...FOLLOWED BY A COLDER ARCTIC BLAST.

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ANZ630-101630-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
333 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ631-101630-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
333 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ632-101630-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
333 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ634-101630-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
333 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ650-101630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-
333 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 6 SECONDS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
5 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ652-101630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
333 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 6 SECONDS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
5 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS...BECOMING...
MAINLY NE WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ654-101630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM-
333 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ656-101630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
333 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 4 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ658-101630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
333 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY N SWELL.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING. RAIN
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ633-101630-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
333 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE
IN THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ635-101630-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
333 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

ANZ636-101630-
YORK RIVER-
333 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ637-101630-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
333 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ638-101630-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
333 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
LATE IN THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.

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