Good Morning!

• There’s 20 percent chance of showers today, with patchy fog before 8 a.m., mostly cloudy skies, and a high near 78. A calm wind will become northeast at 5 to 7 miles per hour later in the morning. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers this evening before 11 p.m., with mostly cloudy skies overnight and a low around 64. Thursday will be partly sunny, with a high near 76. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Friday, with partly sunny skies and a high near 79.

• Sag Harbor’s Long Wharf is expected to get a facelift this fall, with more space for the public to gather at the end of the wharf, and new safety fencing around its perimeter. Get the details in our sister publication, The Peconic Bathtub.

• With a ceremonial groundbreaking on Tuesday, construction has begun on a $24 million workforce housing development in Amagansett. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, will speak at the Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreation Center’s Thinking Forward Lecture Series this evening at 6 p.m. at East Hampton’s Guild Hall. Admission is free. More details are online here.

• The Plastic Reduction & Elimination Project of the North Fork will meet this evening at 6 p.m. at the Peconic Lane Community Center. All are welcome to come learn what they can do to help reduce plastic pollution on the North Fork.

• Southampton Town will hold a public hearing on a revised petition for the incorporation of a Village of East Quogue this evening at 6 p.m. at the East Quogue Fire Department at 465 Montauk Highway in East Quogue. More details are online here.

• The North Fork Audubon Society’s “Tuesdays with Tom” is taking a special trip next Tuesday, Aug. 20 to the Jamaica Bay National Wildlife Refuge. More details are online here.

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

August 14
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:51 a.m., 10:09 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:59 a.m., 9:17 p.m.
Greenport: 10:28 a.m., 10:46 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11;30 a.m., 11:44 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:23 a.m., 10:41 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:50 a.m.
South Jamesport: 11:57 a.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:05 a.m., 9:20 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:14 a.m., 7:29 p.m.

August 15
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:33 a.m., 10:51 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:41 a.m., 9:59 p.m.
Greenport: 11:10 a.m., 11:28 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:10 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:05 a.m., 11:23 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:08 a.m., 12:32 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:15 a.m., 12:39 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:47 a.m., 9:59 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:56 a.m., 8:08 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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