Good Morning!

• We’re expecting patchy fog before 9 a.m. today, with otherwise mostly sunny skies and a high temperature near 82 degrees, with a calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 miles per hour in the afternoon. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 51. We’re expecting sunny skies on Saturday, with a high near 72, mostly sunny skies on Sunday, with a high near 72, and mostly cloudy skies on Memorial Day, with a high near 69 and a 40 percent chance of showers.

Hurricane Sandy was a formative experience for many young people on the East End who experienced the floodwaters inundating the shoreline at a time when they might not have had the vocabulary to fully process what was happening. Over the past several months, 21 teenagers from five high schools on the South Fork with the Guild Hall Teen Arts Council have been exploring the impact Sandy had on downtown Sag Harbor, and using art and technology to express what Sandy showed us about the soggy near future we’re expecting as sea level rises. Read More in the Peconic Bathtub.

• Take time this weekend to remember the fallen, and commemorate those lost to war at this Monday’s Memorial Day parades. Here are the details.

• The Rites of Spring Music Festival presents “Nonghyun: Amusing the Strings,” a conversation between Korean and European music this Saturday at 5 p.m. at Poquatuck Hall in Orient. Here’s More Info.

Author Simon Van Booy reads from his new book, “Sipsworth,” in which a woman who is ready to die discovers an unexpected reason to live, at a Strawberry Tea at Canio’s Books in Sag Harbor on Saturday at 5 p.m. Here’s More Info.

• Find out more about what’s going on on the East End this weekend in our Events Calendar. If you are organizing an event, please email the details to events@eastendbeacon.com.

Below are the high tides for the next two days. Here are high tides for the rest of the holiday weekend and the upcoming weeks.

May 24
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:23 a.m., 11:24 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:31 a.m., 10:32 p.m.
Greenport: Noon
Mattituck Inlet: 12:14 a.m., 12:53 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:55 a.m., 11:56 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:42 a.m., 1:22 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:49 a.m., 1:29 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:16 a.m., 10:26 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:25 a.m., 8:35 p.m.

May 25
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:07 a.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:15 a.m., 11:16 p.m.
Greenport: 12:01 a.m., 12:44 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:55 a.m., 1:35 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:39 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:23 a.m., 2:06 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:30 a.m., 2:13 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:58 a.m., 11:07 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:07 a.m., 9:16 p.m.

The Morning Bulletin is taking Monday off. We’ll return on Tuesday. Have a safe holiday weekend.

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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

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