Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 87 degrees and a north wind 5 to 9 miles per hour, becoming southwest in the afternoon. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 65. Saturday will be partly sunny, with a high near 85 and a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2 p.m. Sunday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

• This evening from 6 to 8 p.m. is the opening reception for the National Geographic Photo Ark exhibition at Southampton Arts Center, featuring the visually stunning work of National Geographic photographer and Fellow Joel Sartore. More details are online here.

• Riverhead Town’s ribbon cutting for the multi-purpose athletic trail around the Calverton Enterprise Park has been moved to 11:30 a.m. on Monday, July 1 at the first informational kiosk just east of the Route 25 parking lot across from Calverton National Cemetery.  It had originally been scheduled for 2 p.m. More details are online here.

• Monday marks the first day of 5 a.m. service departing Shelter Island on the North Ferry. The schedule change will allow commuters to meet the 5:25 Long Island Rail Road train and the 5:55 Hampton Jitney departing Greenport.

• Our upcoming carnival, parade and fireworks listings for the holiday week ahead are online here.

• There’s plenty to do on the East End this weekend, and in the weeks ahead. Get the details in our Events Calendar.

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

June 28
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:10 a.m., 7:34 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:18 a.m., 6:42 p.m.
Greenport: 7:47 a.m., 8:11 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:28 a.m., 8:44 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:42 a.m., 8:06 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:09 a.m., 9:33 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:16 a.m., 9:40 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:49 a.m., 6:18 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:58 a.m., 4:27 p.m.

June 29
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:55 a.m., 8:14 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:03 a.m., 7:22 p.m.
Greenport: 8:32 a.m., 8:51 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:20 a.m., 9:33 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:27 a.m., 8:46 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:54 a.m., 10:13 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:01 a.m., 10:20 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:46 a.m., 7:09 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:55 a.m., 5:18 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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