This Morning’s Bulletin — 5.17.17

On the Peconic Bathtub...
On the Peconic Bathtub…

Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 78 degrees and a light southwest wind, increasing to 10 to 15 miles per hour in the morning. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 60. Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 82. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon Friday, but otherwise it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

• When the Amagansett Farmers Market opens later this month, it will be newly in the hands of the farmers who’ve tilled the fields behind the market for the past eight years at the Amber Waves Farm. We talked with Katie Baldwin and Amanda Merrow about their plans for the market earlier this month. Read The Beacon’s full story online here.

• The Riverhead Town Board will hold public hearings on the expansion of a non-conforming professional office use for Dr. Jeffrey Nazar at 189 Main Road in Aquebogue, on a special permit for Escapequest and on prohibiting parking on Peconic Bay Boulevard at their 7 p.m. meeting tonight. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Southampton Historical Museum will host a lecture on Captain Henry Green: Long Island Whaler and Treasure Hunter tomorrow, May 18 at 11 a.m. More details are online here. [Free]

• Landscape designer Edwina von Gal will give a talk on “Protecting Our Water Starts in Your Backyard” as part of the Tom Twomey Lecture Series at the East Hampton Library on Thursday, May 18 at 6 p.m. More details are online here. [Free]

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

May 17
Plum Gut Harbor: 3 a.m., 3:48 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 2:08 a.m., 2:56 p.m.
Greenport: 3:37 a.m., 4:25 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 4:14 a.m., 4:54 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 3:32 a.m., 4:20 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:59 a.m., 5:47 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:06 a.m., 5:54 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:37 p.m.

May 18
Plum Gut Harbor: 3:52 a.m., 4:42 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 3 a.m., 3:50 p.m.
Greenport: 4:29 a.m., 5:19 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:06 a.m., 5:45 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 4:24 a.m., 5:14 p.m.
New Suffolk: 5:51 a.m., 6:41 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:58 a.m., 6:48 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:42 a.m., 1:25 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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