According to Hurricane Center: “Data from an Air Force Reserve hurricane hunter aircraft along with satellite imagery and various intensity estimates indicate that Florence has weakened instead of strengthening. However, while the hurricane hasn’t strengthened in terms of peak winds, the inner-core and outer wind fields have continued to expand, resulting in an increase the […]Read More Four named system in the Atlantic
Due to extremely high tides Smith Point Outer Beach will close tonight at 5pm and there will be no Outer Beach camping until storm passes. Hurricane Florence …Read More Urgent message from Suffolk County Parks Department
By Brandon Miller, CNN Updated 5:28 PM ET, Thu September 6, 2018 (CNN)Hurricane Florence has weakened some but will likely strengthen again into a major hurricane and could threaten the US East Coast by next week. On Wednesday, Florence became the first major hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic season, with maximum sustained winds peaking at 130 mph, making […]Read More Hurricane Florence could pose major threat to East Coast next week
By Garrett Thibodeau and Erik Gorman That’s a wrap! Another remarkable season in the books for the Smith Point lifeguards, and with it another list of accomplishments to add to an ever-growing list of achievements. Our competition teams once again showcased their athletic prowess across 4 tournaments; winning both the East Hampton tournament and the […]Read More 2018 Summer season comes to a close!
DEADLY ‘RUST TIDE’ SPREADING ACROSS LONG ISLAND Southampton, NY, August 29th 2018 – A deadly ‘rust tide’ is spreading across Long Island, leaving dead marine life in its wake. Monitoring by The Gobler Laboratory of Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences indicates that what began as an isolated event in Eastern Shinnecock […]Read More ‘RUST TIDE’ SPREADING ACROSS LONG ISLAND
On Monday, August 27th, Suffolk County Executive, Mr. Steven Bellone took time out of his busy schedule to meet with Chief Bob Kolar, Smith Point Lifeguards, the Parks Commissioner and the administration to congratulate our lifeguards on taking second place at National Lifeguard Championship in Virginia Beach this season. Thank you Mr. Bellone!Read More Suffolk County Executive, Steven Bellone visits Smith Point Lifeguards
August 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm The Fourth Annual Paddle Board Race will be held at The Bay Shore Yacht Club. Whether a competitor or spectator, this one is a lot of fun! Join SSP for Long Island largest and best paddle board race and benefit the bay at the same time! Sponsored […]Read More Great South Bay Paddle Board Race this Sunday!
The dredge dredge is “great news for our coastal economy, commercial and recreational fishermen,” Rep. Lee Zeldin said. By Lisa Finn, Patch Staff | Aug 16, 2018 7:45 pm ET MORICHES, NY — Rep. Lee Zeldin gave an update on the much-needed Moriches Inlet emergency dredging project Thursday. Earlier this year, Zeldin called for the dredging of Moriches Inlet […]Read More Zeldin Gives Update On Emergency Dredge Of Moriches Inlet
More than 500 lifeguards from across around the globe faced off at Virginia Beach in the competitive lifesaving events, ranging from swimming events to using boats or boards. Lifeguards were going head-to-head against each other, with hopes of winning the USLA National Lifeguard Championship and qualifying for the world championships in Australia. Throughout the 3 […]Read More Smith Point Takes 2nd at USLA National Lifeguard Championship
Day 3 Update (8/11/18, Time 5:49 PM) Due to an inclement weather the USLA Nationals are finished. Events not scored: W/M Open Run Swim; Ann Fici, Jess Freund, Julia Horan and Patrick Konarski W/M Board Rescue Race; W/M Taplin Relay; Ann Fici, Jess Freund, Julia Horan, Paige Kolar, Andrey Dagayev, Kevin Konarski, Brandon Kolar and Pierce May Open Landline. Four Smith Point teams qualified […]Read More 2018 National Lifeguard Championship, Virginia Beach