Variable about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening then tending east to northeasterly in the late evening. 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 Wed 05:10 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.