Tuesday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Wednesday: West to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly in the evening. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the morning. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots tending northwest to southwesterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Tue 16:05 EST
17:27 EST Wallsend businesses have welcomed the introduction of a Flash Flood Early Warning system, but say it will not protect their properties from water inundation.