Good Morning!

We’re expecting mostly sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 72 degrees and a south wind 7 to 13 miles per hour. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 54 and a 20 percent chance of showers. We’re expecting rain on Wednesday, mainly after 2 p.m., with a high near 68 and between a quarter and a half inch of rain possible. It will be mostly cloudy and breezy on Thursday, with a high near 67 and a 30 percent chance of rain before 2 p.m.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss a request for proposals for living shorelines, summer beach issues, the South Lake Montauk Park revitalization plan, water quality grant projects and Surfrider’s Skip the Stuff campaign at its 11 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live on LTV’s YouTube channel.

• The Southampton Town Board will hold several public hearings on Community Preservation Fund acquisitions, and on the functions of the town’s Licensing Review Board and regulation of contractors and taxi drivers at its 1 p.m. meeting this afternoon. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live on Sea-TV’s YouTube channel.

• The Brooklyn Ballet performs at Peconic Landing in Greenport this Thursday, May 16 at 1 p.m. ahead of performances this weekend at the North Fork Arts Center. Get Tickets for Peconic Landing Here.

• The Mattituck-Laurel Historical Society hosts Mattituck History Day this Saturday, May 18, a fundraiser filled with tours of historic areas, churches and graveyards throughout Mattituck, capped with a tea at the Historical Society headquarters, and featuring a free afternoon painting workshop for children. Here’s how to register.

• Southold Town’s Senior Services department at 750 Pacific Street in Mattituck hosts a Health & Wellness Fair next Wednesday, May 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Here’s More Info.

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

May 14
Plum Gut Harbor: 3:22 a.m., 3:57 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 2:30 a.m., 3:05 p.m.
Greenport: 3:59 a.m., 4:34 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 4:44 a.m., 5:24 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 3:54 a.m., 4:29 p.m.
New Suffolk: 5:21 a.m., 5:56 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:28 a.m., 6:03 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 2:23 a.m., 3:10 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:32 a.m., 1:19 p.m.

May 15
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:23 a.m., 4:59 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 3:31 a.m., 4:07 p.m.
Greenport: 5 a.m., 5:36 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:43 a.m., 6:20 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 4:55 a.m., 5:31 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:22 a.m., 6:58 p.m.
South Jamesport: 6:29 a.m., 7:05 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 3:15 a.m., 4:02 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:24 a.m., 2:11 p.m.

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

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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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