FarmAll, Laurel
FarmAll, Laurel

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting areas of frost before 9 a.m. today, but otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 51 degrees and a north wind around 5 miles per hour, becoming south in the afternoon. We’re expecting rain to begin after midnight overnight, with gusty east winds and the temperature rising to 50 by 5 a.m. Saturday. We’re expecting winds to switch to the northeast on Saturday, with steady winds 24 to 30 miles per hour, gusting as high as 49, with new precipitation between 1.5 to 2.75 inches before all is said and done. The high temperature Saturday will be near 58 miles per hour. Sunday will be partly sunny, with a high near 58.

• This weekend is filled with Halloween events, though some have been rescheduled due to tomorrow’s forecast of rain. Most notably, Riverhead BID’s coffin races originally scheduled for tomorrow have been cancelled, and its Halloween parade has been rescheduled to Sunday. Our Halloween listings are online here.

• The Cold Spring Harbor Band will play the music of Billy Joel in a special benefit concert for the Greenport Express miniature railroad tomorrow evening, Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Greenport High School Auditorium. Tickets are $40 in advance or $50 at the door. More details are online here.

• There’s plenty to do on the East End this weekend, and in the weeks ahead. Get the details in our Events Calendar.

• Looking ahead to next week, the Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association is hosting a forum titled “How Much More Can Mattituck Take?” next Monday, Oct. 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Mattituck American Legion Hall. More details are online here.

• The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons is hosting the one and only public East End Congressional candidate debate between incumbent Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin and his Democratic challenger, Perry Gershon, on Monday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. at Hampton Bays High School. More details are online here.

The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:

October 26
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:28 a.m., 11:57 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:36 a.m., 11:05 p.m.
Greenport: 12:48 a.m., 12:59 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:48 a.m., 12:59 p.m.
Sag Harbor: Noon
New Suffolk: 1:12 a.m., 1:27 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:19 a.m., 1:34 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:30 a.m., 11 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:39 a.m., 9:09 p.m.

October 27
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:11 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:19 a.m., 11:52 p.m.
Greenport: 12:34 a.m., 12:48 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:32 a.m., 1:43 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:29 a.m., 12:43 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:56 a.m., 2:10 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:03 a.m., 2:17 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 11:12 a.m., 11:49 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:21 a.m., 9:58 p.m.

And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.

Beth Young
Beth Young is an award-winning local journalist who has been covering the East End since the 1990s. She began her career at the Sag Harbor Express and, after receiving her Masters from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, has reported for the Southampton Press, the East Hampton Press and the Times/Review Media Group. She founded the East End Beacon website in 2013, and a print edition in 2017. Beth was born and raised on the North Fork. In her spare time, she tinkers with bicycles, tries not to drown in the Peconic Bay and hopes to grow the perfect tomato. You can send her a message at

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