Good Morning!

• We’re expecting sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 77 degrees and a north wind 7 to 9 miles per hour, becoming southwest in the afternoon. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight after 2 a.m., with increasing clouds and a low around 65. We’re expecting showers and thunderstorms Thursday, with a high near 77, and sunny skies and breezy conditions on Friday, with a high near 66 and a northwest wind around 21 miles per hour.

• The Accabonac Protection Committee hosts an in-person forum on East Hampton Town’s Coastal Assessment and Resiliency Plan this evening at 5:30 p.m. at Duck Creek Farm, 127 Squaw Road in Springs. The presentation, which will be filmed for later viewing on LTV, will include information on next steps from the CARP plan including regulatory changes, emergency preparedness, renewable energy, with a local focus on Springs.

• The commissioners of the Cutchogue Fire Department at 260 New Suffolk Road in Cutchogue will hold an open house tomorrow evening, Sept. 21, at 7 p.m. to discuss the details of a proposed $16 million bond for the construction of a new firehouse. The vote will be held next Tuesday, Sept. 27 at the firehouse from 7 to 9 p.m. Absentee ballots are currently available at the firehouse.

• Art for History’s Sake, a benefit and auction for the Westhampton Beach Historical Society, will be held this evening at Fauna restaurant in Westhampton Beach. Here’s more info.

• The Sag Harbor American Music Festival starts tomorrow, Sept. 22, and continues with free performances throughout the village all weekend. Here’s more info.

• The Quogue Wildlife Refute hosts an Autumn Equinox Sunset Hike tomorrow, Sept. 22, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Celebrate the first day of fall while looking and listening for nocturnal creatures and learning about the forest habitat. More info is at

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

September 21
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:37 a.m., 8 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:45 a.m., 7:08 p.m.
Greenport: 8:14 a.m., 8:37 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:55 a.m., 9:13 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:09 a.m., 8:32 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:36 a.m., 9:59 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:43 a.m., 10:06 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:31 a.m., 6:43 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:40 a.m., 4:52 p.m.

September 22
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:20 a.m., 8:40 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:28 a.m., 7:48 p.m.
Greenport: 8:57 a.m., 9:17 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:42 a.m., 9:59 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:52 a.m., 9:12 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:19 a.m., 10:39 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:26 a.m., 10:46 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 7:22 a.m., 7:32 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:31 a.m., 5:41 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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