I noticed over the 20 years I am here in St.Lucia now that you are one of the few if not the only ones who do not just repeat the NOAA predictions but adapt using your local knowledge. And that's very much appreciated. Ulrich
Where to spend "Hurricane Season" in the Bahamas/Caribbean? - It might help to break your thought process into 2 parts:
1. Avoidance: Lying in places where Tropical LO pressure systems of significant intensity are highly-unusual.
2. Protection: Selecting a relatively-secure spot when you lie in areas at higher risk.