Coast Guard, DHS.
Notice of enforcement of regulation.
The Coast Guard will enforce the Big Bay Boom Fourth of July Fireworks safety zones on July 4, 2014. This recurring marine event occurs on the navigable waters of San Diego Bay in San Diego, California. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, safety vessels, and general users of the waterway. During the enforcement period, persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this regulated area unless authorized by the Start Printed Page 27490Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
This rule is effective from 8:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on July 4, 2014.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
If you have questions on this notice, call or email Lieutenant Commander John Bannon, Waterways Management, U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Diego, CA; telephone (619) 278-7261, email John.E.Bannon@uscg.mil.
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The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zones in San Diego Bay for the Big Bay Boom Fourth of July Fireworks Display in 33 CFR 165.1123, Table 1, Item 5 from 8:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Under the provisions of 33 CFR 165.1123, persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within the 1,000 foot regulated area safety zone around each tug and barge unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative. Persons or vessels desiring to enter into or pass through the safety zones may request permission from the Captain of the Port or a designated representative. If permission is granted, all persons and vessels shall comply with the instructions of the Captain of the Port or designated representative. Spectator vessels may safely transit outside the regulated area, but may not anchor, block, loiter, or impede the transit of participants or official patrol vessels. 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 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 33 CFR 165.1123. In addition to this notice in the Federal Register, the Coast Guard will provide the maritime community with advance notification of this enforcement period via the Local Notice to Mariners, Broadcast Notice to Mariners, and local advertising by the event sponsor.
If the Captain of the Port Sector San Diego or his designated representative determines that the regulated area need not be enforced for the full duration stated on this notice, he or she may use a Broadcast Notice to Mariners or other communications coordinated with the event sponsor to grant general permission to enter the regulated area.
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Dated: April 28, 2014.
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port San Diego.
[FR Doc. 2014-10972 Filed 5-13-14; 8:45 am]
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