Tuesday: Variable below 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre offshore. Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots tending east to southeasterly 15/20 knots before dawn. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre offshore. Outlook Friday: Easterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre offshore.Issued Tue 16:18 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.