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 the area affected.
Melbourne Gale Warning 2.
Part 2 situation at 0600 UTC refer to latest warnings for boundary of affected area and type of weather system.
Trough  28s164e 30s169e to low  1004 hpa near 33s170e 36s172e to low  1005 hpa near 40s170e and forecast east of area by 091200utc.
Cold front  32s147e 39s150e 43s149e to low  976 hpa near 44s145e to 50s152e. Forecast 28s159e 30s163e 35s167e 41s167e 45s164e 47s161e 50s161e at 091200utc.
Cold front  forecast 45s126e 50s129e at 091200utc.
Part 3 forecast refer to latest warnings.
East of trough : northwest quarter winds tending clockwise within 180nm of low  and low . Wind speeds 15/25 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell.
Remainder outside warning area: northerly quarter winds shifting southwest quarter west of cold front. Winds tending westerly quarter west of 137e south of 37s after 081800utc and clockwise within 420nm of low . Wind speeds 20/30 knots within 720nm west of cold front , 540nm east of cold front  and 240nm east of cold front . Wind speeds increasing to 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning area. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.
Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 360nm of cold fronts, trough and lows. Scattered showers remainder within 540 west of cold front. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 20:00 UTC Thursday.