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"Coastal Flood Statement" ...Coastal Flood Warning for this evening is cancelled... ...Localized minor coastal flooding Tuesday morning... * locations...low lying areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...2 1/2 to 3 ft above astronomical tides Tuesday morning. * Timing...coastal flood threat has ended for this evening. Localized minor coastal flooding expected with the Tuesday morning high tide cycle. * Coastal flood impacts...brief and localized minor flooding of the most vulnerable Waterfront and shoreline roads and adjacent properties due to height of storm tide and wave action. , "Wind Advisory" ...Wind Advisory in effect until 6 am EST Tuesday... ...High Wind Warning is cancelled... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Wind Advisory...which is in effect until 6 am EST Tuesday. The High Wind Warning has been cancelled. * Winds...northeast 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph. * Timing...the strongest winds are expected until late tonight. * Impacts...strong winds may blow down limbs...trees...and power lines. Scattered power outages are expected. Limited visibilities will make travel very difficult. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph... or gusts of 46 to 57 mph...are expected or occurring. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution. , "Gale Warning" ...Gale Warning in effect until 6 am EST Tuesday... ...Storm Warning is cancelled... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Gale Warning... which is in effect until 6 am EST Tuesday. The Storm Warning has been cancelled. * Winds and seas...northeast winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Gale Warning means sustained winds or frequent gusts of 34 to 47 kt are expected or occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe Harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions. -- Tuesday Jan.24 17,12:00 AM

Long Island Lighthouse Cruises

East End Lighthouses offers a series of guided lighthouse tours and events. The following lighthouse cruises explore Long Island's maritime history, provide a unique opportunity to enjoy the sights and also help to raise funds ...

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East End Lighthouses offers a series of guided lighthouse tours and events. The following lighthouse cruises explore Long Island's maritime history, provide a unique opportunity to enjoy the sights and also help to raise funds for lighthouse preservation.

Saturday, September 6, 2008

Visit to Long Beach Bar "Bug" Lighthouse

Departure time 3:30pm

A unique opportunity to visit and tour the totally replicated 1870 lighthouse, a project that took only 60 days. An opportunity will be given to climb into the lantern room of this working lighthouse and its exterior walkway. Narration and description of its replication will be given by Lighthouse Historian Merlon Wiggin, the person who originated and planned for its rebuilding. Departure time from Greenport will be shortly after 1540 hours on the "Peconic Star II."

Buffet dinner, Long Island wines, and other beverages included in the all-inclusive cost of $90.00 per person for members, $95.00 for nonmembers. Space is limited.

Call 631-477-4121 or visit

http://www.eastendlighthouses.org

CRUISE TO BENEFIT EAST END LIGHTHOUSES

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Saturday, September 27, 2008

Lighthouse, Maritime History & Gardiner's Island Cruise

Departure time 3:30pm

Board the "Peconic Star II" for a cruise on the waters of eastern Long Island and Gardiner's Bay. Learn about the unique maritime history of the area including that of Plum Island and Gardiner's Island. Hear recent findings about the Revolutionary War history of the area, and see where the first engagement between British and Continental troops took place. We will follow the routes of American and British war ships in their 1812 - 1814 naval engagements. See the Orient Point, Plum Island, Little Gull Island, Race Rock and Long Beach Bar lighthouses close up, and hear about their history. Enjoy a close-up view of Gardiner's Island, where Captain Kidd buried his treasure, and the site of its lighthouse and fortification.

The "Peconic Star II" provides better close-up views of these lighthouses than any other cruise vessel. Maritime and lighthouse history narration provided by local historian, Dr. Merlon E. Wiggin.

Board the boat in Greenport at 3:30 PM. Cost is $90.00 per person for members, $95.00 for nonmembers. Includes meal and Long Island wine. Space is limited.

Call 631-477-4121 or visit

http://www.eastendlighthouses.org

CRUISE TO BENEFIT EAST END LIGHTHOUSES


EAST END LIGHTHOUSES


PO Box 21
Greenport, NY 11944
631-477-4121

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East End Lighthouses, Inc. is a local 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to the preservation, restoration, and where applicable, acquisition of the off shore lighthouses of Eastern Long Island. East End Lighthouses is an all volunteer organization with no paid staff. East End Lighthouses is committed to the preservation and maintenance of these East End off shore lighthouses as historic structures and the continuing of their operation as Federal Aids to Navigation.