Coastal flood watch for Sebastian this weekend

Coastal flooding this weekend in Sebastian, Florida.
Coastal flooding this weekend in Sebastian, Florida.

The National Weather Service has issued a coastal flood watch for Sunday and Monday as a cold front passes through our area.

While Saturday will remain sunny and windy, the front will begin to move through tonight and into Sunday, bringing coastal flooding, erosion, gusty winds, and heavy rain.

Also, large swells are expected along the beach near the Sebastian Inlet, resulting from distance Hurricane Teddy, causing dangerous surf. The rip current threat will become extreme, with seas reaching 10 to 14 feet.

Windy conditions are expected tonight and through Sunday with gusts of 35 mph.

Starting today, residents should pick up any loose debris in their yards.

Sebastian Daily will update on any extreme weather alerts this weekend.

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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland and raised in Jupiter, Florida. Andy has been a radio & TV personality since the 1980s. He has worked for WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. After spending 7 years in Atlanta, Georgia during the 1990s, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2000. In 2005, he returned to the broadcasting news sector and eventually joined our news team in 2016 as editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.