Good Morning!

• There’s a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m. today, but otherwise it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 84. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 70. There’s a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday, but otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 84. Sunday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

• Researchers are planning to spend this morning conducting a necropsy on a deceased humpback whale that washed up this morning in Napeague. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is hosting a series of meetings this summer to gather feedback from stakeholders on how to modernize and improve the state’s current commercial fishing licensing system. More details are online here.

• The annual Clothesline Art Sale—with its first ever Makers Market—will be held at Guild Hall tomorrow, Saturday, July 28, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine, with a special preview cocktail party this evening from 5 to 7 p.m. More details are online here.

• The North Fork Animal Welfare League is planning a Petapalooza festival for July 28 to celebrate their 55th Anniversary at their Peconic animal shelter. More details are online here.

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

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

July 27
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:28 a.m., 10:42 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:36 a.m., 9:50 p.m.
Greenport: 11:05 a.m., 11:19 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:02 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11 a.m., 11:14 p.m.
New Suffolk: Midnight, 12:27 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:07 a.m., 12:34 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:35 a.m., 9:48 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:44 a.m., 7:57 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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