Good Morning!

• We’re expecting scattered showers today, with thunderstorms also possible after 4 p.m., with partly sunny skies, a high near 80 degrees and a south wind 5 to 11 miles per hour. Showers and thunderstorms are likely overnight, possibly producing heavy rain, with a low around 71. There’s a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms early Friday, with skies gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 85.

• The Southampton Town Board will hear an annual update from its sustainability committee, a presentation on breastfeeding in the workplace and a discussion of critical capital needs for the Hampton Bays Water District at its 10 a.m. work session this morning at town hall. More details are online here.

• The Riverhead Town Board will hear an annual report from its anti-litter advisory committee and a monthly report on public safety at its 10 a.m. work session at town hall this morning. More details are online here.

• The Southampton Arts Center kicks off a series of three lectures by award-winning photographers this 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.

• Good Ground Park in Hampton Bays plays host this evening to a free concert by the band Overdrive, playing danceable rock beginning at 7 p.m.

• The Montauk Observatory is organizing a 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing next Saturday, June 20 from 1 to 6 p.m. at Stony Brook Southampton, including a panel discussion with the Grumman engineers who built the lunar lander in Calverton. More details are online here.

• The North Fork Environmental Council has announced it will hold a Presentation on marine water quality with Cornell Cooperative Extension Stormwater Educator Mark Cappellino on Thursday, July 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Jamesport Meeting House. All are welcome to attend.

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

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.

July 12 
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:01 a.m., 7:27 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:09 a.m., 6:35 p.m.
Greenport: 7:38 a.m., 8:04 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:30 a.m., 8:52 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:33 a.m., 7:59 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9 a.m., 9:26 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:07 a.m., 9:33 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:53 a.m., 6:31 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:02 a.m., 4:40 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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