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 area affected.
Melbourne Gale Warning 3 Melbourne Gale Warning 4
Part 2 situation at 1800 UTC refer to latest warnings for boundary of affected area and type of weather system.
Low  1009hpa near 15s096e. Forecast 1009hpa near 16s090e at 230000utc.
Low  995 hpa near 38s129e. Forecast away from area by 220600utc.
Cold front  48s083e 50s099e. Forecast 41s117e 44s129e 47s134e 50s137e at 230000utc.
Cold front  west of area. Forecast 37s075e 40s080e 46s083e 50s080e at 230000utc.
Warm front west of area forecast 47s085e 49s075e at 220000utc and 45s103e 47s096e 50s080e at 230000utc.
High 1031hpa near 38s084e. Forecast 1024hpa near 34s104e at 230000utc.
Part 3 forecast refer to latest warnings.
South of a line 36s080e 42s104e 33s119e 31s129e, outside warning area: westerly quarter winds, tending southwesterly quarter north of 40s east of 105e and southwest of front . Winds turning clockwise within 300nm of low . Winds easterly quarter south of warm front, turning northwesterly quarter north of warm front east of cold front . Wind speeds 20/30 knots grading to 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning area. Moderate to rough seas. Wind speeds decreasing below 20 knots east of 110e north of 40s after 221200utc with slight seas. Moderate to heavy swell, increasing to heavy near and west of front .
Remainder: southeast quarter winds 15/25 knots between a line 15s090e 22s117e and 30s. Winds variable below 20 knots over remainder. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell increasing to moderate south of 30s.
Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of cold fronts and lows. Isolated showers remainder away from high, tending scattered showers southwest of front . Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 08:00 UTC Wednesday.