Coast Guard, DHS.
Notice of enforcement of regulation.
At various times throughout the month of August, the Coast Guard will enforce certain safety zones located in the Captain of the Port Buffalo Zone. This action is necessary and intended for the safety of life and property on navigable waters during this event. During each enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the respective safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
The regulations in 33 CFR 165.939(a)(30) will be enforced on August 15 and 16, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
If you have questions on this notice of enforcement, call or email Petty Officer Willie Diaz, Waterways Management Division, Coast Guard Sector Buffalo, 1 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo, NY 14203; Coast Guard telephone 716-843-9343, email SectorBuffaloMarineSafety@uscg.mil.
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The Coast Guard will enforce the Safety Zones; Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Buffalo Zone listed in 33 CFR 165.939(a)(30) for the following events:
(1) Thunder on the Niagara Hydroplane Boat Races, North Tonawanda, NY; The safety zone listed in 33 CFR 165.939(a)(30) will be enforced from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on August 15, 2015 and August 16, 2015.
Pursuant to 33 CFR 165.23, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within these safety zones during an enforcement period is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo or his designated representative. Those seeking permission to enter one of these safety zones may request permission from the Captain of Port Buffalo via channel 16, VHF-FM. Vessels and persons granted permission to enter one of these safety zones shall obey the directions of the Captain of the Port Buffalo or his designated representative. While within a safety zone, all vessels shall operate at the minimum speed necessary to maintain a safe course.
This notice of enforcement is issued under authority of 33 CFR 165.939 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 advance notification of these enforcement periods via Broadcast Notice to Mariners or Local Notice to Mariners. If the Captain of the Port Buffalo determines that one of these safety zones need not be enforced for the full duration stated in this notice of enforcement he or she may use a Broadcast Notice to Mariners to grant general permission to enter the respective safety zone.
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Dated: June 15, 2015.
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Buffalo.
[FR Doc. 2015-18074 Filed 7-22-15; 8:45 am]
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