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IDV10460 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Victoria Local Waters Forecast for Port Phillip Issued at 5:10 am EST on Friday 24 May 2013 for the period until midnight EST Monday 27 May 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 high pressure system over the western Bight extends a ridge across Victoria. The ridge will move northeastwards today as a weakening cold front passes through Bass Strait. The high will move from the Bight to lie near Adelaide by late Saturday then move slowly towards Victoria on Sunday as further fronts embedded in southwesterly flow cross Tasmania. On Monday the high will move across Victoria and will be centred just east of Tasmania Monday night. Forecast for Friday 24 May until midnight Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming westerly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Forecast for Saturday 25 May Winds: Westerly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Forecast for Sunday 26 May Winds: Westerly 10 to 15 knots tending west to southwesterly and easing to 5 to 10 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around half a metre. Forecast for Monday 27 May Winds: Westerly about 10 knots shifting southerly at 5 to 10 knots early afternoon, then tending southeasterly in the evening at similar strength. Seas: Half a metre or less. The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:40 pm EST 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