Pictured Above: On the North Road, Cutchogue.

Good Morning!

• A Coastal Flood Advisory was in affect for the East End from 2 to 5 a.m. this morning, with tides of 1 to 2 1/2 feet above normal. Our tide tables are at the bottom of this post — regular high tides in the Peconic Bay system will occur beginning at about 5 a.m. in Montauk, eastward to South Jamesport by around 8 a.m.

• We’re expecting patchy drizzle with a slight chance of rain before 11 a.m. today, then rain, mainly after 11 a.m., with a high temperature near 52 degrees and an east wind around 15 miles per hour, gusting as high as 30 miles per hour. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch are possible. Rain will taper off overnight, with a low around 43. There’s a 40 percent chance of showers Tuesday, with cloudy skies and a high near 53. Wednesday will be partly sunny, with a high near 61.

• East Hampton Town announced last week that a new program on LTV, called “Honest Conversations,” co-hosted by Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez and East Hampton High School Principal Adam Fine, will interview experts in their fields about a wide variety of issues that touch the lives of our young people including: mental health, anxiety, depression, suicide awareness, underage drinking, electronic smoking devices, drug use, screen addiction, bullying, dating violence, eating disorders, body image, mindfulness, and more. You can watch the show online here.

• Southold Town will play host this Thursday to a forum on New York State grants available to businesses, non-profits and local governments to support economic development on Long Island this Thursday, May 16 at 9 a.m. at the Peconic Lane Community Center. More details are online here.

• Our columnist Dave Davis discusses some of his favorite places to turn for balance and clarity in his daily life in this month’s edition of Dave’s Desk@Ditch.

• 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:

May 13
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:40 a.m., 6:16 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:48 a.m., 5:24 p.m.
Greenport: 6:17 a.m., 6:53 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:04 a.m., 7:42 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:12 a.m., 6:48 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:39 a.m., 8:15 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:46 a.m., 8:22 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 4:31 a.m., 5:20 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:40 a.m., 3:29 p.m.

May 14
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:42 a.m., 7:11 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:50 a.m., 6:19 p.m.
Greenport: 7:19 a.m., 7:48 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:08 a.m., 8:40 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:14 a.m., 7:43 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:41 a.m., 9:10 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:48 a.m., 9:17 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:35 a.m., 6:21 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:44 a.m., 4:30 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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

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