Cool and windy Wednesday; dangerous surf and boating conditions along our coast

ORLANDO, Fla. — You’ll feel a noticeable difference in our Central Florida weather Wednesday.


A front has moved through, pushing temps down about 15 degrees.

In addition to cooler air — temperatures will be in the 60s much of the day — expect gusty winds.

Meteorologist George Waldenberger said winds will be strongest along our beaches, with a high surf advisory in place.

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Beach erosion is possible during high tide, he added.

A gale warning is in effect, so boaters should expect hazardous conditions.

Rip currents are strong and pose dangers to those in the surf.

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Back to that cool weather — the chilliest air will settle in tonight, with lows dropping into the 40s and 50s around the Channel 9 viewing area.

If you prefer warmer weather, Waldenberger said we’ll be back into the 80s this weekend, when there will also be a chance for showers.

And Central Florida could use some rain; it’s been nearly three weeks since we’ve seen measurable rainfall.

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