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Safety Zones; Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Buffalo Zone

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AGENCY:

Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION:

Notice of enforcement of regulation.

SUMMARY:

The Coast Guard will enforce certain safety zones located in federal regulations for Annual Events 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 these events. During each enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the respective safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port Buffalo or a designated representative.

DATES:

The regulations in 33 CFR 165.939(a)(1) as listed in Table 165.939 will be enforced from 9:45 p.m. through 11:15 p.m. on June 14, 2019.

The regulations in 33 CFR 165.939(b)(5) as listed in Table 165.939 will be enforced from 8:45 p.m. through 9:30 p.m. on July 03, 2019.

The regulations in 33 CFR 165.939(b)(7) as listed in Table 165.939 will be enforced from 8:45 p.m. through 11:15 p.m. on July 04, 2019.

The regulations in 33 CFR 165.939(b)(11) as listed in Table 165.939 will be enforced from 9:45 p.m. through 10:45 p.m. on July 04, 2019.

The regulations in 33 CFR 165.939(c)(1) as listed in Table 165.939 will be enforced from 7:15 a.m. through 11:45 a.m. July 20, 2019.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

If you have questions about this notice of enforcement, call or email LT Ryan Junod, Chief of Waterways Management, U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Cleveland; telephone 216-937-0124, email ryan.s.junod@uscg.mil.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Coast Guard will enforce the Safety Zones; Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Buffalo Zone listed in 33 CFR 165.939 for the following events:

(1) Festival of the Fish, Vermilion, OH; The safety zone listed in Table 165.939 as (a)(1) will be enforced from 9:45 p.m. through 11:15 p.m. on June 14, 2019.

(2) Mentor Harbor Yacht Club Fireworks, Mentor, OH; The safety zone listed in Table 165.939 as (b)(5) will be enforced from 8:45 p.m. through 9:30 p.m. on July 03, 2019.

(3) Lorain Independence Day Celebration, Lorain, OH; The safety zone listed in Table 165.939 as (b)(7) will be enforced from 8:45 p.m. through 11:15 p.m. on July 04, 2019.

(4) Bay Village Independence Day Celebration, Bay Village, OH; The safety zone listed in Table 165.939 as (b)(11) will be enforced from 9:45 p.m. through 10:45 p.m. on July 04, 2019.

(5) Whiskey Island Paddlefest, Cleveland, OH; The safety zone listed in Table 165.939 as (c)(1) will be enforced from 7:15 a.m. through 11:45 a.m. July 20, 2019.

Pursuant to 33 CFR 165.23, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone during an enforcement period is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo or a designated representative. Those seeking permission to enter the safety zone may request permission from the Captain of Port Buffalo via channel 16, VHF-FM. Vessels and persons granted permission to enter the safety zone shall obey the directions of the Captain of the Port Buffalo or a 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 of enforcement in the Federal Register, the Coast Guard will provide the maritime community with advance notification of this enforcement period via Broadcast Notice to Mariners or Local Notice to Mariners. If the Captain of the Port Buffalo determines that the safety zone need not be enforced for the full duration stated in this notice 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 25, 2019.

Joseph S. Dufresne,

Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Buffalo.

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[FR Doc. 2019-13910 Filed 7-1-19; 8:45 am]

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