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Special Local Regulations: Recurring Marine Events in Captain of the Port Long Island Sound Zone

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AGENCY:

Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION:

Notice of enforcement of regulation.

SUMMARY:

The Coast Guard will enforce two special local regulations for marine events in the Sector Long Island Sound area of responsibility on the dates and times listed in the table below. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during the events. During the enforcement periods, no person or vessel may enter the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Long Island Sound or designated representative.

DATES:

The regulation in 33 CFR 100.100 Table 1 will be enforced during the dates and times indicated in SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

If you have questions on this notice, call or email Petty Officer Melanie Hughes, Waterways Management Division, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound; telephone 203-468-4583, email Melanie.a.hughes1@uscg.mil.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulations listed in 33 CFR 100.100 Table 1 on the specified dates and times as indicated in the following table:

6.1 Swim Across America Greenwich• Date: June 22, 2019.
• Time: 5:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
• Location: All navigable waters of Stamford Harbor within an area starting at a point in position 41°01′32.03″ N, 073°33′8.93″ W, then southeast to a point in position 41°01′15.01″ N, 073°32′55.58″ W; then southwest to a point in position 41°0′49.25″ N, 073°33′20.36″ W; then northwest to a point in position 41°0′58″ N, 073°33′27″ W; then northeast to a point in position 41°1′15.8″ N, 073°33′9.5″ W then heading north and ending at a point of origin (NAD 83). All positions are approximate.
8.6 Smith Point Triathlon• Date: August 04, 2019.
• Time: 6:15 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.
• Location: All waters of Narrow Bay near Smith Point Park in Mystic Beach, NY within the area bounded by land along its southern edge and points in position at 40°44′14.28″ N, 072°51′40.68″ W, then north to a point at position 40°44′20.83″ N, 072°51′40.68″ W; then east to a point at position 40°44′20.83″ N, 072°51′19.73″ W; then south to a point at position 40°44′14.85″ N, 072°51′19.73″ W; and then southwest along the shoreline back to the point of origin (NAD 83). All positions are approximate.

Under the provisions of 33 CFR 100.100, the events listed above are established as special local regulations. During the enforcement period, persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, mooring, or anchoring within these regulated areas unless they receive permission from the COTP or designated representative.

This notice is issued under authority of 33 CFR 100 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 this enforcement period via the Local Notice to Mariners or marine information broadcasts. If the COTP determines that these special local regulations 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 17, 2019.

K.B. Red,

Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Long Island Sound.

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[FR Doc. 2019-14393 Filed 7-3-19; 8:45 am]

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