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 3
New Zealand Gale Warning 166.
Part 2 situation at 1800 UTC refer to latest warnings for boundary of affected area and type of weather.
Cold front/trough 35s150e 40s155e to low 994 hpa near 43s155e to 48s150e 50s150e. Forecast 31s152e 34s158e 42s166e to low 979 hpa near 45s164e to 48s158e 50s157e at 180600utc and 28s155e 29s156e 30s164e 35s173e 39s175e 48s173e 50s175e at 190000utc.
Part 3 forecast refer to latest warnings for boundary of affected area and type of weather.
South of 40s, outside warning areas: westerly quarter winds 20/33 knots turning northwesterly quarter within 480nm east of cold front . Winds turning southwesterly quarter 20/33 knots within 1080nm west of cold front . Winds clockwise 20/33 knots within 240nm of low. Winds easing below 20 knots west of 140e after 180600utc and west of 150e by 190000utc. Rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.
Remainder east of 145e: northwesterly quarter winds 20/30 knots within 360nm east of cold front and southwesterly quarter winds 20/30 remainder west of cold front . Winds easing below 20 knots west of 152e after 181200utc. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate swell.
Remainder west of 145e, north of 37s: southeasterly quarter winds 15/25 knots. Rough seas. Moderate swell.
Remainder: winds not exceeding 25 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.
Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 300nm of cold fronts and low. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms remainder south of 45s. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 08:00 UTC Wednesday.