Friday, May 18: Sunny. Deep blue skies. Lilacs in bloom in Vineyard Haven. Bright red geraniums in window boxes in Edgartown. Lawnmowers sing duets in the afternoon. Lawns are lush. Grass cuttings color a sidewalk green.
Saturday, May 19: Light breeze in the morning. Early fishing boats bob up and down on the Middle Ground. Hot inland. Temperature in the shade rises to the high 60s. Cooler at the Bend in the Road Beach. Clear in the afternoon. A steady, brisk east wind at Ocean Park in Oak Bluffs. Ideal kite-flying breeze.