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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About Andy Hodges
Andy Hodges grew up in Jupiter, Florida where he began his career in radio and TV broadcasting for over 12 years. He would make a career change to computer programming. Andy spent seven years working for tech companies in Atlanta before moving to Indian River County in 2002. He returned to the news sector in 2005 as a writer. Andy joined Sebastian Daily in 2016 as our editor in chief.