This Morning’s Bulletin — 6.5.23

Pictured Above: Serpent’s Back Trail, Montauk

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting partly sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 72 degrees and a north wind 11 to 14 miles per hour. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 56 and a southwest wind around 5 miles per hour, becoming light and variable. There’s a 30 percent chance of showers Tuesday, with mostly sunny skies and a high near 76, with a west wind 7 to 10 miles per hour. We’re expecting mostly sunny skies on Wednesday, with high near 72 and a 30 percent chance of showers after 2 p.m.

• The public hearing on Strong’s Yacht Center’s proposal to build two new yacht storage buildings into a hillside adjacent to the Mattituck Inlet will continue before the Southold Town Planning Board this evening at 6 p.m. at Southold Town Hall. Those who can’t attend in person can also weigh in via Zoom.

• In preparation for its new Community Housing Fund that will funnel a .5 percent real estate transfer tax into affordable housing options, Southold Town is hosting five community meetings in June about its Community Housing Plan, beginning with one this Wednesday, June 7 at 6 p.m. in Peconic. Read more.

• The New York State Citizen Preparedness Corps will host a Citizen Preparedness Training at the Southampton Fire Department Headquarters at 470 Hampton Road on Saturday, June 10 at 9 a.m. The course teaches residents how to prepare, respond, and recover from a disaster. Trainings are led by the NYS National Guard and experts from the state Office of Emergency Management and the Office of Fire Prevention and Control. Attendees will be given an introduction in responding to natural or human-caused disasters. Participants will be advised on how to properly develop emergency plans and stock up on emergency supplies.  Each family will also receive a free New York State Disaster Preparedness Kit, containing key items to assist in the immediate aftermath of a disaster. Register for this event online here.

• Beacon Editor Beth Young joined a panel of local journalists discussing government reaction to migrants arriving in New York, affordable housing initiatives and new striped bass regulations on Behind the Headlines on 88.3 WLIW-FM this weekend. You can tune in online any time here.

• The Beacon’s Week in Review was delivered piping hot to inboxes throughout the East End in the wee hours of Sunday morning. To get your own copy each week, sign up here.

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

June 5
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:30 a.m., 11:43 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:38 a.m., 10:51 p.m.
Greenport: 12:07 a.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:28 a.m., 1:08 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:02 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:51 a.m., 1:29 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:58 a.m., 1:36 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:37 a.m., 10:54 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:46 a.m., 9:03 p.m.

June 6
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:22 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:30 a.m., 11:46 p.m.
Greenport: 12:20 a.m., 12:59 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:18 a.m., 1:59 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:15 a.m., 12:54 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:42 a.m., 2:21 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:49 a.m., 2:28 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 11:31 a.m., 11:48 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:40 a.m., 9:57 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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