Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
650 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 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

ANZ600-270615-
650 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 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...

HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS OFFSHORE OF THE SOUTHEAST COAST THROUGH
MONDAY. A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY OVER THE DELMARVA LATE THIS
AFTERNOON...LIFTS  BACK TO THE NORTH TONIGHT INTO MONDAY. A COLD
FRONT CROSSES THE REGION  LATE TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE NORTH WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY.

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ANZ630-270615-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
650 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

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ANZ631-270615-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
650 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

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ANZ632-270615-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
650 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

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ANZ634-270615-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
650 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

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ANZ650-270615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-
650 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT...MAINLY S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS...BECOMING
MAINLY E WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIDESPREAD
FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY ONE HALF MILE OR
LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF
FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

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ANZ652-270615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
650 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. WIDESPREAD
FOG UNTIL EARLY MORNING. VSBY ONE HALF MILE OR LESS UNTIL EARLY
MORNING.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

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ANZ654-270615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM-
650 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...
MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

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ANZ656-270615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
650 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

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ANZ658-270615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
650 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

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ANZ633-270615-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
650 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

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ANZ635-270615-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
650 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

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ANZ636-270615-
YORK RIVER-
650 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

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ANZ637-270615-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
650 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

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ANZ638-270615-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
650 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

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