Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 9:49 am Saturday, 15 September 2018.

A strong cold front will move eastwards across Victoria during Saturday morning.

Northwesterly winds will of 40 to 60 km/h, with gusts to 90 to 100 km/h are possible about elevated areas in central and eastern parts early Saturday morning. These winds will ease from the west during the day

Squally westerly winds averaging 40 to 60 km/hr with peak gusts of 90 to 100 km/hr will develop near the southwest coast during Saturday morning, then extend to remaining coasts by Saturday afternoon. Winds will then contract to the east in the late afternoon and evening and ease early Sunday morning.

Locations which may be affected include Warrnambool, Portland, Geelong, Wonthaggi, Sale and Bairnsdale.

Strongest wind gusts recorded:

107 km/h at Mt Buller

100 km/h at Wilsons Promontory

93 km/h at Gelantipy

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;