Pictured Above: East Hampton, after the rain.

Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 73 degrees and a north wind 5 to 9 miles per hour, becoming southeast in the afternoon. There’s a 30 percent chance of rain overnight, with mostly cloudy skies and a low around 55. We’re expecting rain on Thursday, with a high near 70. Friday will be mostly sunny and breezy, with a high near 73.

• The Accabonac Protection Committee will hold a forum this evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Ashawagh Hall on the Health of Accabonac Harbor. More details are online here.

• North Fork Audubon presents a discussion on Eastern Bluebirds of Long Island this Friday, June 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Peconic Community Center. More details are online here.

• The North Fork Environmental Council has announced it will hold its next NFEC Now Speaker Series, a panel discussion on “Coastal Resilience and Living Shorelines” at the Peconic Lane Community Center next Friday, June 21 at 6:30 p.m. More details are online here.

• Our Between the Lines columnist Tim Kelly’s remembrance of his once-upon-a-time wedding spreads some welcome realism over this romanticized season.

• The Ecological Culture Initiative will host an Organic Farm-to-Table Summer Solstice Dinner on Friday, June 21 at the historic St. Joseph Villa, limited to 45 members of ECI. All are welcome to join the organization. More details are online here.

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

June 12
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:21 a.m., 6:53 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:29 a.m., 6:01 p.m.
Greenport: 6:58 a.m., 7:30 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:49 a.m., 8:18 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:53 a.m., 7:25 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:20 a.m., 8:52 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:27 a.m., 8:59 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:14 a.m., 5:59 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:23 a.m., 4:08 p.m.

June 13
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:18 a.m., 7:44 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:26 a.m., 6:52 p.m.
Greenport: 7:55 a.m., 8:21 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:49 a.m., 9:13 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:50 a.m., 8:16 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:17 a.m., 9:43 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:24 a.m., 9:50 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:15 a.m., 6:55 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:24 a.m., 5:04 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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