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 Gale Warning 1 issued 020550utc: area bounded by 50s124e 48s120e 48s123e 50s130e 50s124e.
Part 2 situation at 0600 UTC refer to latest warnings.
Ridge  33s080e to high 1024hpa near 32s086e to 36s107e 39s115e to high 1030hpa near 41s129e. Forecast 33s080e 31s088e to high 1022hpa to 34s102e 42s129e at 021800utc and 33s080e 31s088e to high 1021hpa near 34s102e to 42s129e at 030600utc.
Ridge  44s080e 46s113e. Forecast from high 1032hpa near 44s080e to 43s083e 44s106e at 021800utc and 45s079e to high 1031hpa near 43s085e to 42s106e at 030600utc.
Cold front/trough 36s080e 39s093e to low 1014hpa near 43s106e to 46s116e 50s125e. Forecast 35s080e 34s090e to low 1018hpa near 37s095e to 40s106e to low 1013hpa near 45s114e to 48s128e at 021800utc and from low 1018hpa near 35s093e to 37s107e to low 1013hpa near 47s121e to 50s129e at 030600utc.
Part 3 forecast refer to latest warnings.
Within 180nm of ridges, 240nm of highs and also NE of line 12s106e 22s114e: variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.
Remainder north of ridge : NE quarter winds 10/20 knots east of 115e with slight to moderate seas. Se quarter winds 15/25 knots otherwise, reaching 30 knots at times north of 25s west from 100e, with moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell.
Remainder south of ridge , east of front/trough, outside warning area: NW quarter winds 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots south of 40s and grading to 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning area. Clockwise winds within 150nm of lows. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.
Remainder south of ridge , north of ridge : se quarter winds 20/30 knots. Clockwise winds within 150nm of lows. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.
Remainder south of ridge : W quarter winds 20/30 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.
Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of cold front/trough. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north of 15s west from 115e. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 20:00 UTC Thursday.