Tuesday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Wednesday: Southerly 10/15 knots tending southeasterly 15/20 knots early in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Broome in the late morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: South to southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: South to southeasterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 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.