Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
117 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

COASTAL WATERS FROM THE MERRIMACK RIVER MA TO WATCH HILL RI OUT TO
25 NM

ANZ200-031800-
117 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS...
DISTURBANCES MOVING ALONG A COLD FRONT JUST SOUTH OF THE WATERS WILL
BRING A COUPLE OF PERIODS OF SHOWERS TO THE SOUTHERN WATERS
TONIGHT...MAINLY SOUTH OF THE ISLANDS. HIGH PRES BUILDS OVER NEW
ENGLAND FRI AND SAT...BRINGING DRY WEATHER THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.
AN AREA OF SCATTERED SHOWERS MAY SNEAK INTO THE SOUTHERN WATERS SAT.


FOR INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS WEATHER BEYOND THE 24-36 HOUR
FORECAST PERIOD...PLEASE VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON AND FOLLOW THE
CURRENT HAZARDS LINK ABOVE THE MAP ON THE LEFT.

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ANZ250-031800-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
117 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE
AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES.  INDIVIDUAL WAVE
HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

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ANZ251-031800-
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
117 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE
AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES.  INDIVIDUAL WAVE
HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

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ANZ231-031800-
CAPE COD BAY-
117 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.

SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE
AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES.  INDIVIDUAL WAVE
HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

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ANZ254-031800-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
117 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY
FOG. SCATTERED SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.

SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE
AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES.  INDIVIDUAL WAVE
HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

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ANZ255-031800-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
117 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY
FOG. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE
AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES.  INDIVIDUAL WAVE
HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

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ANZ256-031800-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
117 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS AROUND 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE
AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES.  INDIVIDUAL WAVE
HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

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ANZ232-031800-
NANTUCKET SOUND-
117 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY
FOG. ISOLATED SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.

SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE
AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES.  INDIVIDUAL WAVE
HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

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ANZ233-031800-
VINEYARD SOUND-
117 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.

SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE
AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES.  INDIVIDUAL WAVE
HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

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ANZ234-031800-
BUZZARDS BAY-
117 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.

SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE
AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES.  INDIVIDUAL WAVE
HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

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ANZ235-031800-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
117 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.

SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE
AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES.  INDIVIDUAL WAVE
HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

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ANZ237-031800-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
117 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.

SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE
AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES.  INDIVIDUAL WAVE
HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

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ANZ230-031800-
BOSTON HARBOR-
117 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE
AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES.  INDIVIDUAL WAVE
HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

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ANZ236-031800-
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
117 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE
AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES.  INDIVIDUAL WAVE
HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

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