Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
956 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

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

ANZ600-181015-
956 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.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...

A WARM FRONT LIFTS WELL NORTH OF THE AREA TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL
 CROSS THE WATERS LATE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE
 BUILDS INTO THE REGION WEDNESDAY NIGHT...AND THEN RESIDES OVER THE
WATERS THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO
NEAR THE FAR SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA COAST FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT...AND
THEN  MOVE WELL OFFSHORE FOR SATURDAY.

$$

ANZ630-181015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
956 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ631-181015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
956 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN
LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ632-181015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
956 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ634-181015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
956 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
AREAS OF FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN
THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ650-181015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-
956 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ652-181015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
956 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ654-181015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM-
956 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ656-181015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
956 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM
EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ658-181015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
956 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY. AREAS OF FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
5 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ633-181015-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
956 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. AREAS OF FOG IN THE
LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ635-181015-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
956 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN...
DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ636-181015-
YORK RIVER-
956 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ637-181015-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
956 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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ANZ638-181015-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
956 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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