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Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Opening Day on San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CA

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AGENCY:

Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

ACTION:

Notice of enforcement of regulation.

SUMMARY:

The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulations for the annual Opening Day on the San Francisco Bay Boat Parade on April 25, 2021 to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways in the San Francisco Bay during this event. Our regulation for marine events in Northern California identifies the regulated area for this event in San Francisco, CA. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the regulated area, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM) or other Federal, State, or local law enforcement agencies on scene to assist the Coast Guard in enforcing the regulated area.

DATES:

The regulations in 33 CFR 100.1103 will be enforced for the Opening Day on San Francisco Bay regulated area listed in item number 2 in Table 1 to § 100.1103 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 25, 2021.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

If you have questions about this notice of enforcement, call or email Petty Officer David Robey, Waterways Management, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone (415) 399-7440, email SFWaterways@uscg.mil.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulations in 33 CFR 100.1103, Table 1 to § 100.1103, Item number 2 for the Opening Day on San Francisco Bay regulated area from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 25, 2021. This action is being Start Printed Page 20633taken to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. Our regulation for marine events within Northern California, Table 1 to § 100.1103, item number 2, specifies the location of the regulated area for the Opening Day on San Francisco Bay Boat Parade which will occur in the San Francisco Bay. From 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 25, 2021 the regulated area will be in effect in the navigable waters, from surface to bottom, defined by a line drawn from Fort Point; thence easterly approximately 5,000 yards; thence easterly to the Blossom Rock Bell Buoy; thence westerly to the Northeast corner of Pier 39; thence returning along the shoreline to the point of origin.

During the enforcement period, under the provisions of 33 CFR 100.1103(b), if you are the operator of a vessel in the regulated area you must comply with directions from the Patrol Commander or other Official Patrol, defined as a Federal, State, or local law enforcement agency on scene to assist the Coast Guard in enforcing the regulated area. During the enforcement period, if you are the operator of a vessel that participates in the marine event within the regulated area, you must follow the parade route determined by the marine event sponsor and comply with directions from the Patrol Commander or other Official Patrol.

In addition to this notice of enforcement in the Federal Register, the Coast Guard plans to provide notification of this enforcement period via the Local Notice to Mariners. If the Captain of the Port determines that the regulated area need not be enforced for the full duration stated in this notice of enforcement, a Broadcast Notice to Mariners may be used to grant general permission to enter the regulated area.

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Dated: April 15, 2021.

Marie B. Byrd,

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

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[FR Doc. 2021-08211 Filed 4-20-21; 8:45 am]

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