This Morning’s Bulletin — 3.16.23

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting mostly sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 53 degrees but wind chill values between 15 and 25 early, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 miles per hour. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 31. We expect increasing clouds on Friday, with a 20 percent chance of rain after 3 p.m. and a high near 53. Skies will gradually become mostly sunny on Saturday, with a 50 percent chance of rain before 9 a.m. and a high near 49.

• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss proposed changes to its downtown zoning code, this year’s schedule of Business Improvement District events, grants for cleaning up emerging contaminants and the February town police report at its 10 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live here.

• The Southampton Town Board work session for this morning has been cancelled.

• The East Hampton Town Board will hold public hearings on affordable accessory apartments, the town’s 2023 CPF Management and Stewardship plans and correcting a scribner error in the town’s hunting code at its 11 a.m. meeting this morning. Here’s the agenda and the meeting can be viewed live on LTV’s YouTube channel.

• The Hampton Theatre Company’s production of “The Lifespan of A Fact” opens in Quogue this evening at 7 p.m. Here’s more info about the play.

• International recording artists Eamonn and Aileen O’Rourke and Brian McCormack share Irish music at its best this evening at 7:30 p.m. at Peconic Landing. Free tickets are available online here.

• “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” a deliriously funny and bittersweet play about family dynamics, opens this evening 7 p.m. at at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, where it continues through the weekend. More details are at

• Long Island Stage’s last in a series of music shows at the Suffolk Theater in Riverhead will be held tonight at 8 p.m., with Rorie Kelly, Whaley & Chelsea Takami. Tickets are $25 and are available at

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

March 16
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:36 a.m., 6:12 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:44 a.m., 5:20 p.m.
Greenport: 6:13 a.m., 6:49 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:53 a.m., 7:40 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:08 a.m., 6:44 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:35 a.m., 8:11 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:42 a.m., 8:18 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 4:25 a.m., 5:05 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:34 a.m., 3:14 p.m.

March 17
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:44 a.m., 7:13 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:52 a.m., 6:21 p.m.
Greenport: 7:21 a.m., 7:50 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:03 a.m., 8:44 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:16 a.m., 7:45 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:43 a.m., 9:12 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:50 a.m., 9:19 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:37 a.m., 6:17 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:46 a.m., 4:26 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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