Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 88 degrees and light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 9 miles per hour in the afternoon. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 63. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Thursday, but otherwise it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 81. There’s a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m. Friday, but otherwise skies will clear throughout the day, with a high near 86.

The Beacon is teaming up with Drawdown East End, a group of local activists working to implement the goals of Project Drawdown to reduce carbon in our atmosphere, for a #dare2drawdown challenge this summer. More details are online here.

• On Wednesday, July 10 at 6 p.m., the Bridgehampton Community Center will play host to “Altered Habitats: Invasive Species in the Wild and What We Can Do,” a program which repeats on Thursday, July 11 at 2:30 p.m. at the Flanders Community Center as part of Southampton Town’s series of Invasive Species Awareness Week presentations.

• The Southampton Arts Center kicks off a series of three lectures by award-winning photographers tomorrow evening, July 11 at 7 p.m. with Ami Vitale, a Nikon Ambassador and National Geographic magazine photographer. More details on the series are online here.

• On Thursday, July 18, The Retreat is taking over East Hampton’s Guild Hall for a special screening of the new film “Stronger Than Pretty,” with a special talk with filmmaker Jaret Martino. More details are online here.

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

July 10
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:56 a.m., 5:36 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:04 a.m., 4:44 p.m.
Greenport: 5:33 a.m., 6:13 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:27 a.m., 6:58 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 5:28 a.m., 6:08 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:55 a.m., 7:35 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:02 a.m., 7:42 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 3:54 a.m., 4:38 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:03 a.m., 2:47 p.m.

July 11 
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:01 a.m., 6:35 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:09 a.m., 5:43 p.m.
Greenport: 6:38 a.m., 7:12 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:29 a.m., 7:56 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:33 a.m., 7:07 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8 a.m., 8:34 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:07 a.m., 8:41 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 4:52 a.m., 5:35 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:01 a.m., 3:44 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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