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Safety Zone; Northern California Annual Fireworks Events, Independence Day Fireworks

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Coast Guard, DHS.


Notice of enforcement of regulation.


The Coast Guard will enforce the annual Independence Day Fireworks (Kings Beach 4th of July Fireworks) safety zone. This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).


The regulations in 33 CFR 165.1191 will be enforced from 7 a.m. through 10 p.m. on July 3, 2011.

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If you have questions on this notice, call or e-mail Lieutenant Junior Grade Liezl Nicholas, U.S. Coast Guard, Waterways Safety Division; telephone 415-399-7443, e-mail

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The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the annual Kings Beach 4th of July Fireworks in 33 CFR 165.1191 on July 3, 2011, from 7 a.m. through 10 p.m. The fireworks launch site is approximately 800 feet off the shore line of Kings Beach in position 39°13′55.37″ N, 120°01′42.26″ W (NAD83). The safety zone encompasses the navigable waters within a 1,000 ft radius of the launch site.

Under the provisions of 33 CFR 165.1191, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone during all applicable effective dates and times, unless authorized to do so by the PATCOM. Additionally, each person who receives notice of a lawful order or direction issued by an official patrol vessel shall obey the order of direction. The PATCOM is empowered to forbid entry into and control the regulated area. The PATCOM shall be designated by the Commander, Coast Guard Sector San Francisco. The PATCOM may, upon request, allow the transit of commercial vessels through regulated areas when it is safe to do so.

This notice is issued under authority of 33 CFR 165.1191 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.

If the Captain of the Port determines that the regulated area need not be enforced for the full duration stated in this notice, a Broadcast Notice to Mariners may be used to grant general permission to enter the regulated area.

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Dated: June 16, 2011.

Cynthia L. Stowe,

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

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[FR Doc. 2011-16106 Filed 6-27-11; 8:45 am]