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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 10 PM this evening to 2 am EDT Saturday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a coastal Flood Advisory...which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to 2 am EDT Saturday. * Locations...along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...around 1 feet above astronomical tide heights. * Timing...around the times of high tide between 10 PM and 2 am tonight. * Impacts...minor flooding of the most vulnerable shore roads and/or properties due to height of storm tide or wave splashover. Majority of roads remain passable with only isolated closures. There is no significant threat to life and any impact on property is minimal. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. ...L.I. Sound water levels for tonight... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ...................................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY.....1147 PM......10.3-10.7...........minor.... Stamford CT........1155 PM......10.1-10.5...........minor.... Bridgeport CT......1152 PM........9.4-9.8...........minor.... New Haven CT.......1151 PM........8.8-9.2...........minor.... Glen Cove NY.......1125 PM......10.3-10.7...........minor.... Old Field NY.......1153 PM........9.3-9.7...........minor.... -- Friday May.06 16,10:48 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Staycation on LI: Traveling to the North Fork

Food, Wine, & Dining, Music, Movies & Entertainment, Top Ten on Long Island, Travel & Local Attractions

Going away on vacation can be an expensive venture when you have to book a flight to leave the island. Why leave Long Island when ...

If you take 25A all the way east, you will be brought to a great rural location on Long Island: the North Fork. Long Island has become more and more developed, but the North Fork of the island still has some undeveloped land which is used for farming, vineyards, and for Long Island's famous beaches.

The drive out to the North Fork can be very long, but there are many wonderful bed and breakfasts and hotels that you can stay and enjoy more than one day out on the North Fork. Here are just a few places to stay over night that can be enjoyed!

After you get settled in your bed and breakfast or hotel, you can begin to enjoy the various vineyards or wineries out in the area.

After enjoying the wineries, definitely be sure to enjoy the various beaches located in the North Fork. Some of the beaches require parking permits, so be sure to plan ahead.

Like boating? There are plenty of boat ramps and marinas where you can cast off!

After sailing and wineries, be sure to educate yourself at a couple of the museums out on the fork and learn about life on Long Island before it was and how it developed.

How do you like to enjoy the North Fork? Tell us in the comments below! 

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