This Morning’s Bulletin — 7.3.18

Monday at the boat ramp, New Suffolk
Monday at the boat ramp, New Suffolk

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting patchy fog before 8 a.m. today, but otherwise it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 88 degrees and a calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 miles per hour in the afternoon. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 71. We’re expecting partly sunny skies, with a high near 84 degrees on Independence Day, with a calm wind becoming south around 6 miles per hour in the afternoon. Thursday will be partly sunny, with a high near 82 and patchy fog before 9 a.m.

• Southampton Town has announced that all three of its community centers, in Flanders, Hampton Bays and Bridgehampton are open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for use as cooling centers during the heat wave.

• Sag Harbor will play host to a Walk for Interdependence for Keep Our Families Together, the movement to keep immigrant families from being separated at the U.S. border with Mexico tomorrow, July 4, at 11 a.m. More details are online here.

• The Southold Town Board will discuss environmental analyst initiatives, preservation of the Plum Island Lighthouse, an update from the town historian and the town’s progress on becoming a Clean Energy Community at their 9 a.m. work session this morning. The board will hold public hearings on a code amendment outlining the duties of the town’s Agricultural Advisory Committee and on the creation of a Special Event Committee at their 7:30 p.m. meeting this evening. The full agenda for both meetings is online here.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss a roadside historical marker for the Amagansett Lifesaving Station and emergency communication upgrades at their 10 a.m. meeting at town hall this morning. Their full agenda is online here

• The Riverhead Town Board will hold two public hearings, on a request by 84 Lumber for outdoor storage of lumber and for an addition to the town code of a section titled “Environmental Review” at their 2 p.m. meeting this afternoon. Their full agenda is online here.

• Our full schedule of Fourth of July parades, fireworks and carnivals is online here. Have a safe and happy holiday. The Morning Bulletin will return on Thursday.

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

July 3
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:58 a.m., 2:39 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:06 a.m., 1:47 p.m.
Greenport: 2:35 a.m., 3:16 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 3:15 a.m., 3:47 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 2:30 a.m., 3:11 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:57 a.m., 4:38 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:04 a.m., 4:45 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:38 a.m., 11:39 p.m.

July 4
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:42 a.m., 3:26 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:50 a.m., 2:34 p.m.
Greenport: 3:19 a.m., 4:03 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 3:59 a.m., 4:31 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 3:14 a.m., 3:58 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:41 a.m., 5:25 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:48 a.m., 5:32 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:19 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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