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.
Part 1 warnings Melbourne Gale Warning 3 issued 200609utc: area bounded by 50s135e 47s136e 48s142e 50s148e 50s135e.
Part 2 situation at 0600 UTC refer to latest warnings.
Ridge  38s129e 38s136e to high 1018hpa near 37s141e to high 1017hpa near 35s153e to 37s155e 50s162e. Forecast 39s129e 39s138e to high 1018hpa near 35s155e to 38s159e 50s167e at 201800utc and 41s129e 40s148e to high 1019hpa near 35s159e to 40s164e 47s170e at 210600utc.
Ridge  from high 1018hpa near 37s141e to 45s143e 50s141e. Forecast from high 1018hpa near 35s155e to 50s150e at 201800utc and from high 1019hpa near 35s159e to 50s160e at 210600utc.
Ridge  34s151e to high 1017hpa near 35s153e. Forecast 29s153e to high 1018hpa near 35s155e at 201800utc and 27s153e to high 1019hpa near 35s159e at 210600utc.
Trough 28s162e 34s167e 38s168e to low  1000hpa near 45s166e to 48s170e. Forecast 28s164e 34s169e 43s170e at 201800utc and 28s167e 32s170e at 210600utc.
Cold front  41s149e 45s155e 50s157e. Forecast 40s156e 44s160e 50s163e at 201800utc and 41s161e 50s169e at 210600utc.
Cold front  40s121e 45s126e 50s128e. Forecast 40s129e 44s135e to low  991hpa near 48s136e to 50s136e at 201800utc and 42s141e 46s147e 50s146e to low  981hpa near 52s144e at 210600utc.
Part 3 forecast refer to latest warnings.
Within 180nm of ridges and 240nm of highs: variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.
Remainder east of trough: N quarter winds 10/20 knots tending clockwise 15/25 knots within 180nm of low , with moderate to rough seas. Winds variable to 20 knots north of 35s with slight seas. Low to moderate swell.
Remainder east of ridges  and : S quarter winds 20/30 knots easing to 15/25 knots by 201800utc. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell.
Remainder north of ridge , west of ridge , east of 145e: variable winds to 20 knots becoming N quarter 15/25 knots after 210001utc. Slight to moderate seas rising to rough in parts after 210001utc. Low swell.
Remainder north of ridge , west of 145e: E quarter winds 10/20 knots, tending se quarter and increasing to 15/25 knots after 201800utc. Slight to moderate seas rising to rough in parts after 201800utc. Low swell.
Remainder southwest of ridge , outside warning area: W quarter winds 15/25 knots east of front  tending SW quarter east of ridge , then NW quarter 20/30 knots east of front  and W quarter 20/30 knots west of front . Winds grading to 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning area and becoming clockwise within 180nm of low . Moderate to rough seas. Moderate swell.
Rain areas and isolated thunderstorms within 300nm of cold fronts, trough and lows and remainder east of trough. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms developing in far NW. Visibility reduced below 2nm in precipitation.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 20:00 UTC Saturday.