Daybreak Thursday on the Peconic Bathtub
Daybreak on the Peconic Bathtub

Good Morning!

• Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 78 degrees and a northwest wind around 11 miles per hour. It will be clear overnight, with a low around 59. Friday will be sunny, with a high near 80, and Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 78.

• The Homestead columnist Michael Daly discusses finding a balance between the needs of local people and visitors in this month’s column.

• Suffolk County Vector Control plans to spray the following East End areas with the mosquito larvicides methoprene and Bti today through Friday between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m.: Jagger Lane, Apacuck Point, Westhampton Dunes and Dune Road (Overton) in Southampton Town; Napeague, Beach Hampton and Accabonac Harbor in East Hampton Town; Indian Island, Aquebogue Overlook, Aquebogue Farm, Pier Avenue and Millar Farm in Riverhead Town and New Suffolk, Great Hog Neck, Kerwin Boulevard, Pipes Neck Creek and Pipes Cove in Southold Town. For more information, call 631.852.4270.

• The Southampton Town Board will hear an update on the Tiana lifesaving station project at their 10 a.m. work session this morning.

• The Riverhead Town Board is also scheduled to hold a 10 a.m. work session this morning. Their agenda is expected to be posted here.

• Parrish Art Museum Road Show artists Esly E. Escobar and Jeremy Dennis will discuss their off-site exhibitions currently on view with Corinne Erni, Senior Curator of ArtsReach and Special Projects, at the museum this evening at 5 p.m. More details are online here.

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

August 23
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:39 a.m., 8:57 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:47 a.m., 8:05 p.m.
Greenport: 9:16 a.m., 9:34 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:09 a.m., 10:25 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:11 a.m., 9:29 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:38 a.m., 10:56 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:45 a.m., 11:03 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 7:43 a.m., 8:01 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:52 a.m., 6:10 p.m.

August 24
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:21 a.m., 9:38 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:29 a.m., 8:46 p.m.
Greenport: 9:58 a.m., 10:15 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:53 a.m., 11:07 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:53 a.m., 10:10 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:20 a.m., 11:37 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:27 a.m., 11:44 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:28 a.m., 8:43 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:37 a.m., 6:52 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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