Tuesday: South to southwesterly 5/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots turning west to northwesterly during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre in the far east.Issued Tue 16:50 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.