Beach Reminders, Cutchogue
Beach Reminders, Cutchogue

Good Morning!

• Showers are likely this morning, mainly before 8 a.m., but otherwise it will be cloudy and breezy, with a north wind 14 to 17 miles per hour and a high near 74. Friday Night will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Saturday will be partly sunny, with a high near 81 and Sunday will be sunny, with a high near 80.

• With the nice weekend ahead of us, now’s a good time to think about dividing the perennials in your garden for healthier blooms next year. Not sure how to go about this? Our Gardenwise columnist, Susan Tito, gives a great primer on the subject in her September column.

• Greenport’s 28th Annual Maritime Festival begins this evening. Get the details on the weekend’s festivities in our sister publication, The Peconic Bathtub, online here.

• Good Ground Yoga in Hampton Bays hosts a community Fall Equinox yoga class tomorrow, Sept. 22 at 5 p.m. to benefit The Ecological Culture Initiative’s work. Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes. More details are online here. [$10]

• The Sag Harbor American Music Festival is on right now, and continues through the weekend, with free music throughout the village all day tomorrow, Sept. 23.

• A great new art show titled “Odd Beauty: The Techno-Eccentric World of Steampunk Art” opens tomorrow from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Southampton Arts Center.

• There’s plenty to do on the East End this weekend, and in the weeks ahead. Get the details in The Beacon’s events calendar.

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

Sept. 22
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:51 a.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:59 a.m., 11:23 p.m.
Greenport: 12:06 a.m., 12:28 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:08 a.m., 1:27 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:01 a.m., 12:23 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:28 a.m., 1:50 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:35 a.m., 1:57 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:19 a.m., 9:34 p.m.

Sept. 23
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:15 a.m., 12:37 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:45 a.m.
Greenport: 12:52 a.m., 1:14 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:52 a.m., 2:09 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:47 a.m., 1:09 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:14 a.m., 2:36 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:21 a.m., 2:43 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:03 a.m., 10:19 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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