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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