Friday, August 23:

Overcast in the morning. Bicyclists speed along the bike path at the State Beach, while the first beachgoers arrive. Partly sunny. Breezy.

Saturday, August 24:

Strong northeast breeze over the water. Sailors double reef their boats. Nantucket Sound waves are large. Farmers’ Market is decorated by the colors of flowers. A bright sunshine overhead. Windy afternoon.

Sunday, August 25:

Calm in the morning. Light and variable wind on the water. Southwest wind picks up in the afternoon. Vineyard Haven outer harbor fills up with fast moving sailboats. Wind picks up. Clear at night.

Monday, August 26:

A bright sunny late summer morning. Downtown Oak Bluffs is a pedestrian mall, with many more people than cars. Flying Horses sounds off nearby. A cool west wind over the water. Rain late.

Tuesday, August 27:

Heavy steady rain in the morning. Rain ends after lunch. Drizzle. Skies to clear in the late afternoon.

Wednesday, August 28:

Thick fog blankets harbored boats early morning. Blue sky breaks through in the afternoon. Sunset revelers gather at Menemsha beach.

Thursday, August 29:

Light wind greets East Chop in the morning. Umbrellas line State Beach under scattered clouds. Sprinkles fall in the evening.