Pictured Above: At Red Creek, Saturday. Hampton Bays.
• It will be cloudy through mid morning today, then gradually clearing, with a high temperature near 73 degrees and a northeast wind around 14 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 54. We’re expecting increasing clouds on Tuesday, with a high near 74, and cloudy skies on Wednesday, with a high near 79.
• There’s a high risk of rip currents along Suffolk County’s ocean beaches through this evening. The National Weather Service is advising swimmers to swim near a lifeguard, and, if caught in a rip current, relax and float and do not swim against the current.
• Suffolk County is holding two public hearings this September on an aggressive $4 billion plan to upgrade septic systems to reduce nitrogen overload in our waterways. The Beacon’s full story is online here.
• Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman announced Friday that he has deemed a petition for incorporation of a Village of East Quogue complete, and the matter can now be put to a public vote.
• The Southampton Arts Center hosts a workshop production of Ted Rosenthal’s opera “Dear Erich” this evening at 7 p.m. as part of its Theater & Opera Mondays series, while Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor welcomes Isaac Mizrahi’s “Queen Size” at its Music Mondays series at 8 p.m.
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The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:52 a.m., 7:16 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6 a.m., 6:24 p.m.
Greenport: 7:29 a.m., 7:53 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:15 a.m., 8:32 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:24 a.m., 7:48 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:51 a.m., 9:15 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:58 a.m., 9:22 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:42 A.M., 6:03 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:51 a.m., 4:12 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:42 a.m., 8:06 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:50 a.m., 7:14 p.m.
Greenport: 8:19 a.m., 8:43 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:13 a.m., 9:31 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:14 a.m., 8:38 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:41 a.m., 10:05 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:48 a.m., 10:12 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:47 a.m., 7:07 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:56 a.m., 5:16 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.