Issued by the Australian government Bureau of Meteorology, bnoc for 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 24 March 2018
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 1.
Melbourne Gale Warning 4.
Part 2 situation at 1800 UTC refer to latest warnings for boundary of affected area and type of weather system.
Trough from 37s154e 42s156e to low  995 hpa near 47s153e to 50s152e. Forecast 43s166e to low  985 hpa near 54s153e at 251200utc and then continuing to move east of area.
Cold front from 34s138e 40s139e 44s135e to low  986 hpa near 50s133e. Forecast from 33s152e 40s157e to low  982 hpa near 44s149e to 50s152e at 260000utc.
Part 3 forecast south of line 35s129e 30s154e 36s166e, outside warning areas: northerly quarter winds east of cold front, turning southwesterly quarter west of cold front and clockwise within 180nm of low  and 360nm of low . Wind speeds 20/30 knots, increasing to 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning areas and lows with moderate to rough seas. Winds easing to below 25 knots and becoming variable west of 133e after 251800utc with slight to moderate seas. Moderate swell, increasing to moderate to heavy west of cold front.
Remainder: variable winds below 25 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.
Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of cold front/trough and 360nm of lows. Isolated showers elsewhere tending scattered south of 38s. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 08:00 UTC Sunday.