‘Earl’ becomes second hurricane of 2022 Atlantic season

HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING… …HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING… 9/9/22 Maximum sustained winds are near 105 mph (165 km/h) with higher gusts. Slight fluctuations in intensity are possible this evening. Earl is expected to complete its transition to a powerful hurricane-force extratropical […]

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September 7, 2022

2022 Season extended

Please be advised that summer season has been extended. Lifeguards will be on duty at Smith Point Beach (only) on Saturday 9/10/22, Sunday 9/11/22, Saturday 9/17/22 and final day will be Sunday 9/18/22.

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September 6, 2022

2022 Summer Season is over

And we are off… and just like that the 2022 Summer Season is over. Please be safe, be smart and remember … always swim near a lifeguard! Beach Safety Tips1.Swim only in guarded area.2.Do not dive into shallow water.3.No ball playing or Frisbees on shore line.4.Never swim alone.5.Children should always swim with adult supervision.6.Check with […]

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September 5, 2022

‘Danielle’ becomes first hurricane of 2022 Atlantic season

…DANIELLE REMAINS STATIONARY… …EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN A LITTLE DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS… Maximum sustained winds are near 75 mph (120 km/h) with higher gusts. Some slight strengthening is forecast during the next few days. Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 15 miles (30 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up […]

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September 3, 2022

Waterspout in Long Island Sound

Incredible video of a tornadic waterspout in Long Island Sound between Orient Point and New London this afternoon. Approximately, 50 miles north-east of Meschutt Beach. This footage was shot on the Cross Sound Ferry

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August 24, 2022

Hurricanes 101

Hurricanes are the most powerful storms known to man. Find out when hurricane season peaks, how the storms form, and the surprising role they play in the larger global ecosystem.

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August 15, 2022

Stop the Bleed Program

Join Peconic Bay Medical Center – Northwell Health on August 12, 2022 from 3:00 PM- 6:00 PM at Smith Point Beach! They will be doing training for the Stop the Bleed Program and community opioid education and Naloxone training.

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August 9, 2022

Outer Beach Access Update

Smith Point Outer Beach access has been expanded to cut 3. Please see the map for the updated areas and obey all posted signs. As a reminder pets must remain on a leash and kept out of all restricted areas. For more information please click here.

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August 8, 2022

Heat Advisory

Issued By New York City – NY, US, National Weather Service Affected Area Southeast Suffolk and Northeast Suffolk Counties Description …HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT MONDAY… WHAT…Heat index values up to 97. WHERE…Southeast Suffolk and Northeast Suffolk Counties. WHEN…Until 8 PM EDT Monday. IMPACTS…Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat […]

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August 6, 2022

Is this a jellyfish?

As we are all enjoying the super warm weather and water over the past several weeks, you may have come across some of these jellyfish-like creatures. They are called salps. They are present in our waters as of late because of phytoplankton blooms. This is their food source. The black/reddish dot in the center of […]

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July 31, 2022