The Shields Ferry is to remain closed until further notice while repairs are carried out at its North landing.
Nexus, the public body which owns operates the cross-Tyne service, has halted the service as a safety precaution due to the added impact of bad weather conditions.
A half hourly replacement bus services is being provided to passengers while the ferry service is suspended.
The service departs on the hour and 30 minutes past the hour, Monday to Saturday from 06:30 until 18:30 and Sundays 10:30 until 18:00.
The buses operate between South Shields ferry landing and North Shields landing via the Tyne Tunnel. From South Shields the buses depart from the bus stop on Ferry Street, outside the BT building
From North Shields the buses depart from the bus stop on North Quay at the end of the ferry landing.