• There’s a 30 percent chance of rain today, mainly before noon, but otherwise it will be cloudy, with a high near 75 and a northeast wind 8 to 10 miles per hour. There’s a 30 percent chance of overnight rain, with a low around 61. Saturday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 74, and Sunday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 72 and a 20 percent chance of rain.
• Organización Latino-Americana of the East End has been fighting for better access to public transportation, with the help of Transportation Advocate Alma Tovar. The Beacon’s full story is online here.
• Sag Harbor’s HarborFest begins tonight with a new Spotlight on Boating & Fishing kick-off party at Breakwater Yacht Club, and continues all weekend, with whaleboat races, clam-shucking contests, music, craft shows, food and vendors throughout the village.
• The East Hampton Healthcare Foundation will present a symposium titled “East Hampton: The Future of Health Care” tomorrow, Sept. 8 from 9 a.m. to noon at the East Hampton Library. All are welcome.
• The Southampton Town Anti-Bias Task Force’s annual Great East End CommUNITY Picnic is tomorrow, Sept. 8 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Red Creek Park in Hampton Bays. All are welcome.
• There’s plenty to do on the East End this weekend, and in the weeks ahead. Get the details in our Events Calendar.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:09 a.m., 8:37 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:17 a.m., 7:45 p.m.
Greenport: 8:46 a.m., 9:14 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:47 a.m., 10:09 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:41 a.m., 9:09 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:08 a.m., 10:36 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:15 a.m., 10:43 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 7:29 a.m., 7:49 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:38 a.m., 5:58 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 9 a.m., 9:27 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:08 a.m., 8:35 p.m.
Greenport: 9:37 a.m., 10:04 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:41 a.m., 11:04 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:32 a.m., 9:59 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:59 a.m., 11:26 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:06 a.m., 11:33 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:25 a.m., 8:43 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:34 a.m., 6:52 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.