Tuesday: East to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Wednesday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching 20/25 knots north of Port MacDonnell in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: North to northeasterly 15/25 knots tending east to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Southeast to northeasterly about 10 knots becoming west to northwesterly during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres.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.