2018-15235. 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 five 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 to § 100.100 will be enforced for the following safety zones identified in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section during the dates and times specified.

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    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

    If you have questions on this notice of enforcement, call or email Chief Petty Officer Katherine Linnick, Waterways Management Division, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound; telephone 203-468-4565, email Katherine.E.Linnick@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 below.

    7.6 Aquapalooza, Zach's Bay• Date: July 22, 2018. • Time: 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    • Location: All navigable waters of Zach's Bay, Wantagh, NY south of the line connecting a point near the western entrance to Zach's Bay in approximate position 40°36′29.20″ N, 073°29′22.88″ W and a point near the eastern entrance of Zach's Bay in approximate position 40°36′16.53″ N, 073°28′57.26″ W. • Additional stipulations: During the enforcement period vessel speed in the regulated area is restricted to no wake speed or 6 knots, whichever is slower. On the day of the event from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. vessels may only transit the regulated area in the northbound direction or outbound direction.
    8.1 Riverfront Dragon Boat and Asian Festival• Date: August 18, 2018. • Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • Location: All waters of the Connecticut River in Hartford, CT between the Bulkeley Bridge at 41°46′10.10″ N, 072°39′56.13″ W and the Wilbur Cross Bridge at 41°45′11.67″ N, 072°39′13.64″ W (NAD 83). All positions are approximate.
    8.2 Swim Across the Sound• Date: August 4, 2018. • Time: 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
    • Location: Waters of Long Island Sound from Port Jefferson, NY in approximate position 40°58′11.71″ N, 073°05′51.12″ W; then northwest to Captain's Cove Seaport, Bridgeport, CT in approximate position 41°09′25.07″ N, 073°12′47.82″ W (NAD 83).
    8.4 Island Beach Two Mile Swim• Date: August 4, 2018. • Time: 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    • Location: All waters of Captain Harbor between Little Captain's Island and Bower's Island that are located within the box formed by connecting four points in the following positions. Beginning at 40°59′23.35″ N, 073°36′42.05″ W; then northwest to 40°59′51.04″ N, 073°37′57.32″ W; then southwest to 40°59′45.17″ N, 073°38′01.18″ W; then southeast to 40°59′17.38″ N, 073°36′45.9″ W; then northeast to the point of origin (NAD 83). All positions are approximate.
    8.6 Smith Point Triathlon• Date: August 5, 2018. • Time: 6:15 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.
    • Location: All waters of Narrow Bay near Smith Point Park in Mastic 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 of enforcement is issued under authority of 33 CFR part 100 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 the Local Notice to Mariners or marine information broadcasts. If the Start Printed Page 33122COTP determines that these special local regulations 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: June 14, 2018.

    K.B. Reed,

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

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    [FR Doc. 2018-15235 Filed 7-16-18; 8:45 am]

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Document Information

Published:
07/17/2018
Department:
Homeland Security Department
Agency:
Coast Guard
EntryType:
Rule
Action:
Notice of enforcement of regulation.
Document Number:
2018-15235
Dates:
The regulation in 33 CFR 100.100, Table to Sec. 100.100 will be enforced for the following safety zones identified in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section during the dates and times specified.
Pages:
33121-33122 (2 pages)
Docket Numbers:
Docket No. USCG-2012-1036
SectionNoes:
PDF File:
2018-15235.pdf
Supporting Documents:
» Quarterly 3 (2015)_09042015
» Quarterly 3 (2015)_07132015
» COAST GUARD NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT (NEPA) RECORD OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATION (REC) FOR CATEGORICALLY EXCLUDED ACTIONS
» 96_USCG-2012-1036_3
» 13_USCG-2012-1036
» Environmental Checklist (5/10/2013)
» Environmental Checklist (Maps)
» U.S. DHS/CG - Environmental Checklist (3/11/2013)
CFR: (1)
33 CFR 100