Good Morning!

• Skies will clear throughout the day today, with a high temperature near 83 degrees, with anNorth wind around 6 miles per hour, becoming southwest in the afternoon. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 61. Thursday will be sunny, with a high near 83. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m. Friday, mostly sunny skies and a high near 84.

• As South Fork towns rely on coastal erosion taxing districts and put in place stopgap measures to protect the ocean coastline from more frequent storms and rising seas, lawmakers on the North Fork are coming to terms with what can be done to fortify their shorelines. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• After months of debate over the best place to site a new PSEG-Long Island electric substation in Montauk, the utility has proposed a new site at high elevation on Shore Road, adjacent to an existing energy storage battery facility. East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc applauds the move.

• Tomorrow evening, the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center welcomes the talented young musicians of Pianofest in the Hamptons to its stage for the first time. More details are online here.

• New York State has declared July 7 through 13 to be Invasive Species Awareness Week. Southampton Town, Cornell Cooperative Extension and the Long Island Invasive Species Management Area are sponsoring a full week of free programs to celebrate. More details are online here.

• A second annual Walk for Interdependence will be held in Sag Harbor on Sunday, July 14 at 3 p.m. to highlight the importance of keeping immigrant families together after they cross the U.S. border. All are welcome to attend.

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

June 26
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:27 a.m., 6:05 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:35 a.m., 5:13 p.m.
Greenport: 6:04 a.m., 6:42 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:40 a.m., 7:06 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 5:59 a.m., 6:37 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:26 a.m., 8:04 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:33 a.m., 8:11 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 4:03 a.m., 4:39 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:12 a.m., 2:48 p.m.

June 27
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:20 a.m., 6:51 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:28 a.m., 5:59 p.m.
Greenport: 6:57 a.m., 7:28 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:34 a.m., 7:55 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:52 a.m., 7:23 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:19 a.m., 8:50 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:26 a.m., 8:57 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 4:53 a.m., 5:27 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:02 a.m., 3:36 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

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