Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
932 PM EDT MON JUL 6 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

ANZ600-070915-
932 PM EDT MON JUL 6 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...

UNSETTLED WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.
RELATIVELY BENIGN CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK
WITH HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST. THE NEXT COLD FRONT WILL
SLOWLY APPROACH FROM THE NORTH AND WEST BY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

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ANZ630-070915-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
932 PM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LATE.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ631-070915-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
932 PM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ632-070915-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
932 PM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ634-070915-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
932 PM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE EVENING.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ650-070915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
932 PM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ652-070915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
932 PM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ654-070915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
932 PM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ656-070915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
932 PM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 9 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ658-070915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
932 PM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE IN THE EVENING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ633-070915-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
932 PM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ635-070915-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
932 PM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LATE IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LATE.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ636-070915-
YORK RIVER-
932 PM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ637-070915-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
932 PM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ638-070915-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
932 PM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY LATE IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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