MELBOURNE, Florida - The National Weather Service in Melbourne has issued a Lake Wind Advisory and Beach Hazards Statement for East Central Florida that will remain in effect from 10 a.m. Sunday morning through 8 p.m. Sunday evening.
Northeast gusty winds of 20 to 30 mph from late this morning and through the afternoon will create choppy conditions on open lakes and other bodies of water which will make operation of small boats potentially hazardous and prone to capsizing.
These winds will also produce rough and choppy surf along with a dangerous longshore current flowing parallel to the beach on the Atlantic coast from Ormond Beach south to Jupiter Inlet. Swimmers should check with Beach Patrol and life guards for the latest surf conditions. Never swim alone.
This advisory is in effect for Brevard County, Volusia County, Orange County, Osceola County, Lake County, Seminole County, Indian River County, Okeechobee County, Martin County, and St. Lucie County.