Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Thursday: Northeast to southeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots early in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore. Outlook Friday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre offshore.Issued Wed 04:45 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.