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 Melbourne final Gale Warning 5 issued 211802utc: area bounded by 50s102e 50s093e 48s093e 50s102e.
Melbourne final Gale Warning 6 issued 211804utc: area bounded by 29s103e 31s104e 33s103e 32s101e 29s103e.
Part 2 situation at 1800 UTC refer to latest warnings.
Ridge  30s080e to high 1028hpa near 30s087e to 21s103e 29s124e to high 1026hpa near 39s123e to 43s129e. Forecast 29s080e to high 1027hpa near 29s090e to 20s104e 30s129e to high 1027hpa near 41s129e at 220600utc and near 26s080e to high 1027 hpa near 29s093e to 22s111e 30s129e at 221800utc.
Ridge  from high 1028hpa near 30s087e to 40s109e 41s119e to high 1026hpa near 39s123e at 211800utc. Forecast from high 1027hpa near 29s090e 41s110e to high 1027hpa near 41s129e at 220600utc and from high 1027 hpa near 29s093e to 40s115e 42s129e at 221800utc.
Trough  25s107e 31s108e to low  1012hpa near 33s105e to 36s107e 39s116e. Forecast 25s107e to low  1014hpa near 31s108e to 35s110e 35s118e at 220600utc and near 28s113e to low  1007 hpa near 36s117e to 39s117e at 221800utc.
Cold front 38s080e 40s088e 45s097e 50s101e. Forecast 37s090e 40s099e 50s111e at 220600utc and near 38s103e 41s110e 50s118e at 221800utc.
Trough  developing near 32s076e 37s081e 37s090e at 220600utc and near 32s077e to low  1014 hpa near 37s082e to 38s103e at 221800utc.
Part 3 forecast refer to latest warnings.
Within 120nm of ridges, 180nm of highs and north of 22s east from 114e: variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.
Remainder north of ridge : S quarter winds 10/20 knots with slight to moderate seas increasing to se quarter 15/25 knots west of 100e with moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell.
Remainder between ridges  and , outside warning area: S quarter winds becoming clockwise within 240nm of low . Winds NW east of trough  becoming NE quarter east of trough /south of low . Wind speeds 20/30 knots grading to 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning area and low . Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.
Remainder south of ridges  and , outside warning area: W quarter winds tending NW quarter east of front and SW quarter within 240nm west of front and trough . Winds becoming clockwise within 180 nm of low . Wind speeds 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots south of 42s and increasing further to 25/33 knots within 240nm of cold front and 120nm of warning area. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.
Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of front, troughs and lows and also north of 15s west from 100e. Scattered showers remainder west of front. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.
the next routine forecast will be issued at 0800 UTC 22 October 2014