This Morning’s Bulletin — 2.23.23

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting a 30 percent chance of light rain this morning, mainly before 10 a.m., with cloudy skies, a northeast wind 10 to 13 miles per hour and a steady temperature around 40 degrees. There’s a 20 percent chance of rain this evening before midnight, with mostly cloudy skies overnight and a low around 30. Friday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 46. We’re expecting increasing clouds on Saturday, with a high near 33 degrees and a 30 percent chance of snow showers after 1 p.m.

• The Southampton Town Board will discuss the town’s Community Choice Aggregation renewable energy program, town board members’ projects and the agenda for its next meeting Feb. 28 at its 10:30 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live on Sea-TV’s YouTube channel.

• The Riverhead Town Board is slated to hold a 10 a.m. work session this morning. The agenda will be posted here, and the meeting is expected to be broadcast live here.

 • Peconic Landing’s Lifetime Learners Speakers’ Bureau will host a discussion with State Assemblyman Fred Thiele this evening at 7:30 p.m. in the Community Center at their Greenport campus. Mr. Thiele, who has long represented the South Fork in Albany, now also represents Southold’ Town, and he will speak about getting to know his new constituents in Southold and the issues in Albany that affect the East End. Here’s more info.

• The Hampton Bays Civic Association will discuss “Lighting Lamps on the Pathway to the Future of Hampton Bays” at their next meeting, Monday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Hampton Bays Community Center at 25 Ponquogue Avenue. Members of newly formed committees addressing issues throughout the hamlet will report on their strategies and goals, and Peter Ganley, Director of Operations for Congressman Nick LaLota’s district office, will discuss ways Mr. LaLota’s office can be of help.

• How we choose to respond to our personal suffering is one of life’s greatest challenges, and it’s one that Beacon columnist Dave Davis has chosen to face head-on in the wake of his father’s death last year. Read more in this month’s Dave’s Desk@Ditch.

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

February 23
Plum Gut Harbor: Noon
Montauk Harbor: 11:08 a.m., 11:35 p.m.
Greenport: 12:14 a.m., 12:37 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:11 a.m., 1:37 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:09 a.m., 12:32 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:36 a.m., 1:59 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:43 a.m., 2:06 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 11:16 a.m., 11:45 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:25 a.m., 9:54 p.m.

February 24
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:27 a.m., 12:51 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:59 a.m.
Greenport: 1:04 a.m., 1:28 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:59 a.m., 2:27 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:59 a.m., 1:23 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:26 a.m., 2:50 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:33 a.m., 2:57 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:06 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:15 a.m., 10:44 p.m.

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

Beth Young

Beth Young has been covering the East End since the 1990s. In her spare time, she runs around the block, 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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