Issued by the Australian government Bureau of Meteorology for 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 25 August 2019
Please be aware wind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.
Part 1 warnings refer to latest warnings for details of the area affected.
Melbourne Gale Warning 1. Melbourne Gale Warning 3. Melbourne Gale Warning 5. Melbourne Gale Warning 7.
Part 2 situation at 1800 UTC refer to latest warnings for boundary of affected area and type of weather system.
Cold front  30s081e to low 1007hpa near 39s087e to 50s123e. Forecast 24s090e 31s097e 37s098e to low 987hpa near 41s094e to 41s115e 46s129e at 270000utc.
Cold front  45s092e 50s101e. Forecast 45s120e 48s126e 50s128e at 270000utc.
Ridge 20s090e 34s107e 34s129e. Forecast 16s090e 22s103e 36s114e 33s129e at 270000utc.
High 1019hpa developing near 47s089e at 261200utc. High 1020hpa forecast near 47s106e at 270000utc.
Part 3 forecast refer to latest warnings.
North of ridge west of 115e: southeasterly quarter winds 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots within 120nm of line 22s108e 26s112e til 260600utc with moderate to rough seas. Winds not exceeding 20 knots from 270000utc with slight to moderate seas. Moderate swell.
South of ridge outside warning areas: northwesterly quarter winds east of cold front and also remainder west of high longitude. Winds between cold front and high shifting southerly quarter and clockwise within 420nm of low. Wind speeds 15/25 knots increasing 20/33 knots south of line 25s091e 30s099e 37s104e 40s129e with moderate to rough seas. Winds easing below 20 knots within 180nm of high with slight to moderate seas. Moderate to heavy swell.
Remainder: winds not exceeding 20 knots with slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.
Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of cold fronts and within 420nm of low. Scattered showers remainder south of 40s and also west of line 10s107e 20s103e. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 09:00 UTC Monday.