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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
340 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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

ANZ200-060815-
340 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT THEN
STALL ALONG THE SOUTH COAST WED MORNING. OTHERWISE...A RIDGE OF HIGH
PRES WILL SETUP TO THE EAST OF THE WATERS FROM MID WEEK RIGHT INTO
THE WEEKEND.

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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ANZ250-060815-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
340 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 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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ANZ251-060815-
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
340 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW 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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ANZ231-060815-
CAPE COD BAY-
340 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 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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ANZ254-060815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
340 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 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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ANZ255-060815-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
340 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 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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ANZ256-060815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
340 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 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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ANZ232-060815-
NANTUCKET SOUND-
340 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 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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ANZ233-060815-
VINEYARD SOUND-
340 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 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.

$$

ANZ234-060815-
BUZZARDS BAY-
340 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW 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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ANZ235-060815-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
340 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 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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ANZ237-060815-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
340 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 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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ANZ230-060815-
BOSTON HARBOR-
340 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 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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ANZ236-060815-
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
340 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 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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