Northerly 20/30 knots tending northwesterly in the morning at 25/35 knots. Northwesterly wind increasing to 30/40 knots during the afternoon and reaching 35/45 knots in the south. Seas: 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly 2/3 metres, increasing to 4/6 metres around midday. Outlook Wednesday: Westerly 25/40 knots. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: Westerly 4/6 metres, decreasing to 3/4 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: Westerly 25/35 knots. Seas: 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the afternoon. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres, reaching 3/4 metres in the west.Issued Tue 05:54 EST
08:34 EST An online petition to raise the height of the main access road to Gillieston Heights in the wake of last month's major flooding has attracted nearly a thousand signatures.