The wind shear is expected to weaken some beyond this morning as the disturbed area begins to move north of the Bahamas. Warmer water also lies in the disturbed area's path.
Both of the above factors could lead to the formation of the fifth tropical depression of the season, and possibly a new tropical storm.
The next name on the list of tropical storms in the Atlantic Basin is Danny.
Residents and visitors planning to head to the East Coast this weekend should closely monitor the progress of the disturbed weather.
Even if this area does not move inland, rough surf will once again pound the beaches.
As the system heads north of the Bahamas, it will graze these islands with squally showers and thunderstorms at the very least.
By Kristina Pydynowski AccuWeather.com