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Safety Zone; USS MIDWAY Fireworks, San Diego, CA

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AGENCY:

Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION:

Notice of enforcement of regulation.

SUMMARY:

The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for a USS MIDWAY private fireworks display on October 6, 2014. This marine event occurs on the navigable waters of San Diego Bay, immediately to the west of the USS MIDWAY located in San Diego Bay, 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 Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.

DATES:

The regulations for the marine event listed as Item 6 in Table 1 to 33 CFR 165.1123 will be enforced on October 6, 2014 from 9:45 p.m. to 10:15 p.m.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

If you have questions about this document, call or email Petty Officer Giacomo Terrizzi, Waterways Management, U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Diego, CA; telephone (619) 278-7233, email Giacomo.Terrizzi@uscg.mil.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone in San Diego Bay for the private fireworks display. This display occurs on October 6, 2014 from 9:45 p.m. to 10:15 p.m., off of the moored attraction vessel, USS MIDWAY. Fireworks displays occur frequently off of the USS MIDWAY, and the corresponding safety zone to the fireworks display is published in 33 CFR 165.1123, Table 1, Item 6.

Under the provisions of 33 CFR 165.1123, persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within the 600 foot regulated area safety zone that includes the 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 zone 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 or commercial traffic within the federal channel. The Coast Guard may be assisted by other Federal, State, or local law enforcement agencies in patrol and notification of this regulation.

This document is issued under authority of 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 33 CFR 165.1123. In addition to providing 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 in this document, 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: August 1, 2014.

J. S. Spaner,

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

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[FR Doc. 2014-20668 Filed 8-28-14; 8:45 am]

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