Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
727 AM EDT WED APR 27 2016

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

ANZ200-280000-
727 AM EDT WED APR 27 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRES BUILDS INTO NEW ENGLAND FROM CENTRAL CANADA TODAY AND
LINGERS INTO THE WEEKEND. MEANWHILE A WAVE OF LOW PRES OFF THE
DELMARVA PENINSULA WILL HEAD OFFSHORE THU AND FRI BUT SHOULD STAY
WELL SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND.

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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ANZ250-280000-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
727 AM EDT WED APR 27 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 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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ANZ251-280000-
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
727 AM EDT WED APR 27 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 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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ANZ231-280000-
CAPE COD BAY-
727 AM EDT WED APR 27 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 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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ANZ254-280000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
727 AM EDT WED APR 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM
EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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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ANZ255-280000-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
727 AM EDT WED APR 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM
EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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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ANZ256-280000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
727 AM EDT WED APR 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM
EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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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ANZ232-280000-
NANTUCKET SOUND-
727 AM EDT WED APR 27 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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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ANZ233-280000-
VINEYARD SOUND-
727 AM EDT WED APR 27 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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.

$$

ANZ234-280000-
BUZZARDS BAY-
727 AM EDT WED APR 27 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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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ANZ235-280000-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
727 AM EDT WED APR 27 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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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ANZ237-280000-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
727 AM EDT WED APR 27 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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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ANZ230-280000-
BOSTON HARBOR-
727 AM EDT WED APR 27 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 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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ANZ236-280000-
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
727 AM EDT WED APR 27 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT AT THE BAY ENTRANCE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT AT THE BAY ENTRANCE.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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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