Friday, June 22: Hot and steamy. Temperature rises to the 90s in the shade. Partly sunny. Two fast 52-foot high tech sailboats are tied up at the Edgartown Yacht Club clubhouse. Pennants overhead roll in a steady light breeze. Sailing in the afternoon light steady breeze. Pretty evening sunset, with crimson clouds hugging the horizon well into the early evening.
Saturday, June 23: Steady breeze in the morning lightens and then becomes calm before noon. More wind in the afternoon. A hot afternoon in Oak Bluffs. Children on Circuit avenue eat their melting ice cream cones with urgency. A family gathers for a wedding ceremony amid the lush grass at the Gay Head lighthouse in the afternoon. Recreational fishing boats bob in the rolling waves between the Vineyard and Cuttyhunk.
Sunday, June 24: Light breeze in the morning. The air is cooler. A fleet of sailboats race between East and West Chop. Boats speed around the mark. Schooner Alabama is full sail off East Chop. Partly sunny afternoon. Skies become threatening in the evening. Maritime damp air drifts in from the water.
Monday, June 25: Damp. Noontime thunderstorm. Heavy rain. Roads in Edgartown turn to brooks. Pedestrians on Main street wear makeshift raincoats made from plastic. Colorful umbrellas parade down Dock street. Rain stops in the mid-afternoon. Drizzle at night.
Tuesday, June 26: Cloudy in the morning. Partly cloudy skies in the afternoon. Dramatic clouds off Nantucket Sound. A thunderstorm passes between the Vineyard and Cape Cod, heading towards Nantucket. Vivid lightning in the late afternoon. Rainbows.
Wednesday, June 27: Sunny. Pretty cottonball clouds drift over the Vineyard. The air is dry. Deep blue skies overhead at lunchtime. Excellent visibility. Steady west wind.
Thursday, June 28: The forecast is for sunny skies, with temperature reaching the 80s. Summer west wind throughout the day.