• It will be partly sunny today, with a high temperature near 50 degrees and a west wind 10 to 16 miles per hour. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 35. We’re expecting rain on Thursday, with a high temperature near 45. There’s a 30 percent chance of rain before 1 p.m. Friday, with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 44.
• The Riverhead Town Board is slated to schedule a public hearing for Feb. 7 at 2 p.m. on several new water conservation measures at its 6 p.m. meeting this evening, including mandating that Riverhead Water District customers with odd addresses only water on oddly numbered days, and those with evenly numbered addresses only water on evenly numbered days between April 15 and Sept. 15 of each year. Irrigation would also be prohibited between the hours of 5 and 9 a.m. and when it is raining. Here’s the agenda for today’s meeting. The meeting can also be viewed live here.
• The Surfrider Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s oceans, waves, and beaches, for all people, through a powerful activist network, is hosting an Eastern Long Island chapter meeting at Greenport Harbor Brewing Company in Peconic on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 6 p.m., providing info about upcoming beach cleanups and other North Fork events that are coming soon. Sign up here.
• The Commission on the Future of LIPA will conduct a hearing for Long Island’s East End communities and invites testimony from the public at Southampton Town Hall and via webcast this Friday, Jan. 20 at 11 a.m. Here’s how to sign up.
• The Bobby Sanabria Quartet appears in concert at The Church, 48 Madison Street, Sag Harbor this evening at 6 p.m. Sanabria and his players use jazz music’s history and methodology as a catalyst and inspiration for making visual art Tickets are $25 or free for Pierson High School Students who RSVP at thechurchsagharbor.org.
• The Hamptons Observatory and the Amagansett Library host “The Astronomical Calendar,” a virtual lecture with Hayden Planetarium lecturer Lydia Maria Petrosino on the influence of early astronomy on the creation of our modern calendar, tomorrow evening, Jan. 19 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. via Zoom. Register online for this free event at hamptonsobservatory.org.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:20 a.m., 6:48 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:28 a.m., 5:56 p.m.
Greenport: 6:57 a.m., 7:25 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:40 a.m., 8:22 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:52 a.m., 7:20 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:19 a.m., 8:47 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:26 a.m., 8:54 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:18 a.m., 5:48 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:27 a.m., 3:57 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:12 a.m., 7:38 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:20 a.m., 6:46 p.m.
Greenport: 7:49 a.m., 8:15 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:38 a.m., 9:18 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:44 a.m., 8:10 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:11 a.m., 9:37 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:18 a.m., 9:44 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:21 a.m., 6:51 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:30 a.m., 5 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.