• Today will be sunny, with a high near 72 degrees and a northeast wind 9 to 14 miles per hour. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 48. Friday will be sunny, with a high near 72, Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 74, and Sunday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 80 and a 30 percent chance of showers.
• This Saturday, Sept. 17, marks the beginning of National Estuaries Week, which since 1988 has celebrated the many ways we benefit from healthy, thriving coastal ecosystem. The Peconic Estuary Program is kicking off the week with a nature hike through the Northwest Woods of East Hampton on Saturday. Read more about PEP’s fall events in our sister publication, The Peconic Bathtub, online here.
• This Saturday is also International Coastal Clean-Up Day, and Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association members plan to meet at Breakwater Beach at 9 a.m. to do their part to help out with the clean-up efforts. More information is online here.
Governments Get To Work:
• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss a proposal for The Vineyards Resort & Spa in Aquebogue, Starfish Junction events and hunting and recreation trails at EPCAL at their 10 a.m. work session this morning. Their full agenda is online here.
• The Southampton Town Board will discuss municipal energy programs at their 10:30 a.m. work session this morning. Their full agenda is online here.
• The East Hampton Town Board will hold public hearings on numerous CPF acquisitions at their 6:30 p.m. meeting tonight at town hall. Their full agenda is online here.
• This week’s meetings on the future of Montauk continue this evening at 6:30 p.m. with a Downtown Montauk Public Visioning Workshop and tomorrow, Sept. 16 at 6:30 p.m. with a Montauk Harbor Public Visioning Workshop. At each workshop, attendees will work with their friends, neighbors, and the consulting. The week’s events will be capped with a discussion titled “The Future of Montauk” on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 9 a.m. All meetings will be held in the Montauk Playhouse gym. More information is online here.
Out & About:
• The Suffolk County Historical Museum hosts their annual Tea & Talk with Natalie Naylor discussing the Gold Coast of “The Great Gatsby” this afternoon at 1 p.m. The event is $20 and is nearly sold out! More information is online here.
• Guild Hall in East Hampton has two events coming up tonight — the first is an opening for Charles Ly’s “Humans and Hides” from 6 to 7 p.m., followed by “Guild Gathering,” the first in a series of collaborative evenings to engage, cultivate and connect artists, professionals and the public on the East End. [Free]
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
MTK Hbr: 8:21 a.m., 8:40 p.m.
Orient: 9:22 a.m., 9:41 p.m.
Greenport: 9:50 a.m., 10:09 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 9:45 a.m., 10:04 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 11:12 a.m., 11:31 p.m.
S. JPT: 11:19 a.m., 11:38 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:31 a.m., 6:51 p.m.
MTK Hbr: 9:03 a.m., 9:23 p.m.
Orient: 10:04 a.m., 10:24 p.m.
Greenport: 10:32 a.m., 10:52 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 10:27 a.m., 10:47 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 11:54 a.m.
S. JPT: 12:01 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:16 a.m., 7:37 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.