Beach Sunday
Beach Sunday

Good Morning!

• Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 88 degrees and a southwest wind 8 to 15 miles per hour. There’s a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight, with a low around 69. Tuesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 85, and Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 80.

• Representatives from Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office will meet with East Hampton residents next Friday, July 22, to discuss what they can do to protect themselves from scams. More information is online here.

Inda Eaton performs a free concert on the Montauk Green tonight at 6 p.m. and Southbound will perform at Greenport’s Mitchell Park tonight at 7:30 p.m., as part of several ongoing free concert series in parks throughout the East End this summer. Our full free outdoor summer concert listings are online

• Tonight is the opening night of a six-night run of “The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey” at Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor.  This one-man musical tells the tale of one gay man’s coming of age on the Jersey shore. More information is online here.

• The Village of Westhampton Beach hosts a free screening of “Cinderella” on the village’s Great Lawn tonight at 8:30 p.m., one of a series of free outdoor film screenings throughout the East End this summer. Our full outdoor film screening listings are online 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 very own copy each week, sign up here.

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

July 18
MTK Hbr: 8:45 a.m., 8:57 p.m.
Orient: 9:46 a.m., 9:58 p.m.
GPT: 10:14 a.m., 10:26 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 10:09 a.m., 10:21 p.m.
S. JPT: 11:43 a.m., 11:55 p.m.
Shinn. In.: 12:25 a.m., 12:26 p.m.

July 19
MTK Hbr: 9:27 am., 9:37 p.m.
Orient: 10:28 a.m., 10:38 p.m.
GPT: 10:56 a.m., 11:06 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 10:51 a.m., 11:01 p.m.
S. JPT: 12:25 p.m.
Shinn. In.: 7:28 a.m., 7:42 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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