Please be aware wind gusts can be a further 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.
Part 1 warnings refer to latest warnings for details of area affected.
Melbourne Gale Warning 3.
Part 2 situation at 0600 UTC refer to latest warnings for boundary of affected area and type of weather system.
Cold front 37s144e 44s151e 50s155e, forecast 30s164e 33s165e 38s165e 50s168e at 261200utc.
Part 3 forecast refer to latest warnings for boundary of affected area and type of weather system.
South of line 45s129e 46s145e 38s145e 36s154e 36s158e 43s170e, out of warning area: northwest quarter within 540nm east of front, tending southwest quarter west of front. Wind speeds 20/30 knots, reaching 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning area. Northerly wind speeds further increasing 30/40 knots within an area bounded by: 45s167e 45s166e 47s165e 49s166e 49s167e from 252100utc to 260600utc. Rough to very rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.
Elsewhere: winds not exceeding 25 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Moderate to heavy swell.
Rain areas and isolated thunderstorms within 300nm of cold front. Isolated to scattered showers elsewhere. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 21:00 UTC Sunday.