Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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

ANZ200-060330-
1031 AM 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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ANZ250-060330-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED 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.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 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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ANZ251-060330-
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.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.

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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ANZ231-060330-
CAPE COD BAY-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS AROUND
2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 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 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT 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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ANZ254-060330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. 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 AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 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. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

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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ANZ255-060330-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT 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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

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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ANZ256-060330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 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 AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

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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ANZ232-060330-
NANTUCKET SOUND-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS AROUND
2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.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 AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

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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ANZ233-060330-
VINEYARD SOUND-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 1 TO 2
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.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 AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW 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.

$$

ANZ234-060330-
BUZZARDS BAY-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW 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.

$$

ANZ235-060330-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT 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.

$$

ANZ237-060330-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...NW 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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT 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.

$$

ANZ230-060330-
BOSTON HARBOR-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FOOT
OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 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...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. 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.

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.

$$

ANZ236-060330-
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FOOT
OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW 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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