Tuesday: Southerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore. Wednesday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending northeast to southeasterly in the morning then tending south to southeasterly in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Denham early in the morning and again in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres around dawn. Outlook Thursday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending east to southeasterly early in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Northeast to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending northwest to northeasterly during the day then becoming west to northwesterly about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres.Issued Tue 16:01 WST
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.