The father of a serving soldier is about to try and kayak the entire length of the United States - on his own. 55 year old Wayne O'Brien from Warrington flies out tomorrow to begin his mammoth trek.
He's doing it all in aid of Help for Heroes and he's been talking to reporter Mel Barham.
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Gusty winds continue until later on Monday, gusts 50-60mph at the coast. Patchy rain and sunny spells for Sunday
Windy throughout the whole of the weekend, especially at the coast. High tides, so beware big waves, coastal gusts 50-60mph
Apart from the strong wind, we have a pretty stagnant weather situation at present. Coastal gusts of 50-60mph, inland gusts of 40-50mph