Tuesday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Wednesday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots increasing to 20/25 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching 20/30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Northeasterly 15/25 knots turning easterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms west of Kangaroo Island at night. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending west to southwesterly during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms west of Kangaroo Island in the morning.Issued Tue 16:02 CST
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.