Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Central, East Gippsland, North Central, North East and West and South Gippsland Forecast Districts.

Issued at 11:13 am Sunday, 6 October 2019.
Strong and gusty winds over southern and mountain areas easing this afternoon.

A low pressure system to the southwest of Victoria will move over Tasmania today. An associated low pressure trough is over central Victoria and will cross eastern Victoria during the afternoon.

DAMAGING NORTH TO NORTHWESTERLY WINDS, averaging 50 to 70 km/h with peak gusts of 90 to 100 km/h are expected over inland parts of the warning area this morning, mainly affecting areas above 800 metres elevation.

DAMAGING WEST TO NORTHWESTERLY WINDS, averaging 50 to 60 km/h with peak gusts to 90 km/h, are expected about far southern Gippsland.
Winds are expected to ease from the west this afternoon.

Locations which may be affected include Mt Baw Baw, Wilsons Promontory, Mt Hotham and Falls Creek.

The highest wind gusts for today are:
Aireys Inlet 107km/h 10.15am
Mount William 104km/h 9.30am
Wilsons Promontory 102 km/h 10.28am
Mount Hotham 96km/h 8.46am

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Move vehicles under cover or away from trees;
* Secure or put away loose items around your house, yard and balcony;
* Keep clear of fallen power lines;