Windy Conditions in Sebastian, Vero Beach

Vero Beach and Sebastian can expect very windy conditions today.
Vero Beach and Sebastian can expect very windy conditions today. (Photo: Jose J. Rubio)

VERO BEACH – The National Weather Service has posted several advisories in Indian River County for Sebastian and Vero Beach.

A high risk of rip currents is expected through this evening. Strong east winds will provide high surf and breaking waves.

A small craft advisory will remain in effect for Vero Beach and Sebastian with gusty east winds around 20 knots. Seas will be 6 to 8 feet near shore and up to 9 feet offshore.

Another problem is the potential of fires. The combination of strong, gusty east winds and low humidity will produce a moderate to high danger for the spread of fires, according to the National Weather Service.

It will be mostly cloudy today with a 20 percent chance of showers. Sustained winds from the east are around 20 mph with gusts 25 to 30 mph. These conditions will continue throughout Monday.

For Monday night, there’s a 20 percent chance of showers with lows in the upper 60’s. Strong winds gusting up to 25 mph.

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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland, and grew up living on the Loxahatchee River in Jupiter, Florida. He has been a radio and TV personality since the mid-1980s. He has worked for WFLX-TV (Fox 29), WIRK, WLIZ, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and others. In 1994, Andy took a break from broadcasting and was a software and systems engineer for various companies in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2002, he moved back to Florida and settled in Sebastian, where Andy's family has lived for over 45 years. He returned to the broadcasting sector in 2005. Andy joined Sebastian Daily as our editor-in-chief in 2016.