Good Morning!

 • Today will be sunny, with a high near 40 degrees but wind chill values between 25 and 30, with a northwest wind 16 to 20 miles per hour. It will be clear overnight, with a low around 17. We’re expecting increasing clouds Wednesday, with a high near 36. Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 39.

• The Southold Town Board will discuss permitted agricultural uses, bus shelters, traffic calming and highway budget issues at their 9 a.m. work session this morning. The board has a vote scheduled on a proposed rental permit for their 7:30 p.m. meeting tonight. Their full agenda for both meetings is online here.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss Accabonac Harbor mosquito monitoring, Montauk water quality projects, proposed legislation on styrofoam and a code error in coastal bluff setbacks at their 10 a.m. work session at town hall this morning. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Shelter Island Town Board will hold a special meeting to approve a cell phone tower and will discuss snow removal in Dering Harbor, a visit to the historical society and subcontractor licenses at their 1 p.m. meeting this afternoon. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Riverhead Town Board will hold a public hearing on numerous changes to their special events code at their 2 p.m. regular meeting this afternoon. Their full agenda is online here.

• Poet Lloyd Schwartz will be the guest speaker at tomorrow’s Writers Speak Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. at Stony Brook Southampton.

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

December 4
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:12 a.m., 7:36 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:20 a.m., 6:44 p.m.
Greenport: 7:49 a.m., 8:13 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:44 a.m., 9:14 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:44 a.m., 8:08 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:11 a.m., 9:35 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:18 a.m., 9:42 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:27 a.m., 6:44 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:36 a.m., 4:53 p.m.

December 5
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:56 a.m., 8:20 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:04 a.m., 7:28 p.m.
Greenport: 8:33 a.m., 8:57 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:32 a.m., 10:02 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:28 a.m., 8:52 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:55 a.m., 10:19 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:02 a.m., 10:26 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 7:15 a.m., 7:33 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:24 a.m., 5:42 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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