Tuesday: Northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots tending northeast to southeasterly 15/20 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms. Wednesday: South to southwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots east of Eyre in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms early in the morning, mainly east of Eyre. Outlook Thursday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots shifting north to northwesterly 10/15 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 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.