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Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; San Francisco Bay Navy Fleet Week Parade of Ships and Blue Angels Demonstration, San Francisco Bay, CA

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AGENCY:

Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION:

Notice of enforcement of regulation.

SUMMARY:

The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulations in the navigable waters of San Francisco Bay for the annual U.S. Navy and City of San Francisco sponsored Fleet Week Parade of Navy Ships and Blue Angels Flight Demonstration to be held on October 4, 2007, through October 7, 2007. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, no persons or vessels may enter the regulated area without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP) or his designated representative.

DATES:

The regulations in 33 CFR 100.1105(b)(1), regulated area “Alpha” for Navy Parade of Ships, will be enforced from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on October 6, 2007. The regulations in 33 CFR 100.1105(b)(2), regulated area “Bravo” for the U.S. Navy Blue Angels Activities, will be enforced from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on October 4, 2007, and 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. on October 5, 2007, through October 7, 2007. If the U.S. Navy Blue Angels Activities are delayed by inclement weather, the regulation will also be enforced on October 8, 2007, from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Lieutenant Eric Ramos, Waterways Safety Branch, U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco, at (415) 556-2950 extension 143, or the Sector San Francisco Command Center, at (415) 399-3547.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulation for the annual San Francisco Bay Navy Fleet Week Parade of Ships and Blue Angels Demonstration in 33 CFR 100.1105; the Navy Parade of Ships will be enforced from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on October 6, 2007; and the U.S. Navy Blue Angels Activities will be enforced from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on October 4, 2007, and 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. on October 5, 2007, through October 7, 2007. If the U.S. Navy Blue Angels Activities are delayed by inclement weather, the regulation will also be enforced on October 8, 2007, from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. These regulations can also be found in the October 1, 1993, issue of the Federal Register 58 FR 51242. Under the provisions of 33 CFR 100.1105 a vessel may not enter the regulated area, unless it receives permission from the COTP. Additionally, no person or vessel may enter or remain within 500 yards ahead of the lead Navy parade vessel, within 200 yards astern of the last parade vessel, and within 200 yards on either side of all parade vessels. No person or vessel shall anchor, block, loiter in, or impede the transit of ship parade participants or official patrol vessels. When hailed by U.S. Coast Guard patrol personnel by siren, radio, flashing light, or other means, a person or vessel shall come to an immediate stop. Persons or vessels shall comply with all directions given.

The Coast Guard may be assisted by other Federal, State, or local law enforcement agencies in enforcing this regulation.

This notice is issued under authority of 33 CFR 100.1105 and 5 U.S.C 552(a). In addition to this notice in the Federal Register, the Coast Guard will provide the maritime community with extensive advance notification of this enforcement period via the Local Notice to Mariners, and Broadcast Notice to Mariners.

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Dated: 20 August 2007.

W.J. Uberti,

Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port, San Francisco.

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[FR Doc. E7-17340 Filed 8-30-07; 8:45 am]

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