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IDV10460 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Victoria Local Waters Forecast for Port Phillip Issued at 5:14 am EDT on Friday 13 December 2013 for the period until midnight EDT Monday 16 December 2013. ================================================================================ Please be aware Wind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height. ================================================================================ Warning Information Details of warnings are available on the Bureau's website www.bom.gov.au, by telephone 1300-659-217* or through some TV and radio broadcasts. Weather Situation A cold front embedded in a westerly airstream will cross Bass Strait today. A high pressure system southwest of Western Australia extends a ridge to northern Victoria. The high centre will move to the Bight on Saturday and should lie just west of Victoria on Sunday with the associated ridge moving southwards over southern Victoria. By Monday the high will straddle Bass Strait. Forecast for Friday 13 December until midnight Winds: Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Forecast for Saturday 14 December Winds: Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon then easing to 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the north during the afternoon. Forecast for Sunday 15 December Winds: South to southwesterly around 10 knots, reaching 15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Forecast for Monday 16 December Winds: South to southeasterly about 10 knots and afternoon seabreezes reaching 15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:40 pm EDT Friday. * Calls to 1300 numbers cost around 27.5c incl. GST, higher from mobiles or public phones. ================================================================================ Check the latest forecasts for information on wind, wave and weather conditions for neighbouring marine areas. ================================================================================ Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 2011, Bureau of Meteorology (ABN 92 637 533 532). Users of these web pages are deemed to have read and accepted the conditions described in the Copyright, Disclaimer, and Privacy statements (http://www.bom.gov.au/other/copyright.shtml). 1