This Morning’s Bulletin — 2.5.18

Scalloper's Sunday, New Suffolk
Scalloper’s Sunday, New Suffolk

Good Morning!

• Today will gradually become sunny, with a temperature falling to around 30 degrees by 5 p.m., with wind chill values between 20 and 30. It will be breezy, with a northwest wind 11 to 16 miles per hour, increasing to 18 to 23. We’re expecting increasing clouds overnight, with a low around 14. Skies will become mostly sunny throughout the day Tuesday, with a high near 39. Snow is likely early Wednesday morning, with accumulation of less than half an inch possible before it turns to rain during the day. The high temperature Wednesday will be near 44 degrees. 

• We’ve recently received a letter from Luciano Sabatini about his recent visit to Block Island and his discussions with residents there about the work Deepwater Wind did with the community to build support for the offshore wind farm there. You can read his letter online here, or send your own letter to

• Southold Town a Hashamomuck Cove Roundtable Meeting this Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 11 a.m. at the Peconic Lane Community Center, 1170 Peconic Lane, Peconic. Representatives from the US Army Corp. of Engineers, NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation, the Suffolk County Water Authority and the Suffolk County Dept. of Public Works will provide the homeowners and local elected officials with an update on the status of the Hashamomuck Cove feasibility study and project following the impact of the recent blizzard and the release of updated project cost information.

• Southampton Town’s Opioid Addiction Task Force will hold a “Medical/Treatment Forum” to help stop the opioid crisis this Thursday, Feb. 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Parrish Hall at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. For more information, contact Connie Conway in the Southampton Town Supervisor’s Office at

• The North Fork Environmental Council has announced that science writer and artist Erica Cirino will discuss  “Trashed Nests, Poisoned Bellies and Entangled Wings: A Bird’s Eye View of Plastic Pollution” at the next event in NFEC’s Speaker Series, to be held Friday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Southold Town Recreation Center. More information on Erica Cirino’s work is online here.

• The Beacon’s Week in Review was delivered piping hot to inboxes throughout the East End in the wee hours of Sunday morning. To get your own copy each week, sign up here.

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

Feb. 5
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:08 a.m., 1:31 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:16 a.m., 12:39 p.m.
Greenport: 1:45 a.m., 2:08 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:41 a.m., 3:06 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:40 a.m., 2:03 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:07 a.m., 3:30 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:14 a.m., 3:37 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:53 a.m., 11:30 p.m.

Feb. 6
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:03 a.m., 2:27 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:11 a.m., 1:35 p.m.
Greenport: 2:40 a.m., 3:04 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 3:33 a.m., 4:01 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 2:35 a.m., 2:59 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:02 a.m., 4:26 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:09 a.m., 4:33 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:44 a.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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