Safety Zones, Recurring Marine Events in Captain of the Port Long Island Sound Zone

SUMMARY

The Coast Guard will enforce fourteen safety zones for fireworks displays in the Sector Long Island Sound area of responsibility on the date and time 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.

 
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Federal Register, Volume 83 Issue 119 (Wednesday, June 20, 2018)

Federal Register Volume 83, Number 119 (Wednesday, June 20, 2018)

Rules and Regulations

Pages 28539-28541

From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov

FR Doc No: 2018-13254

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 165

Docket No. USCG-2012-1036

Safety Zones, Recurring Marine Events in Captain of the Port Long Island Sound Zone

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of enforcement of regulation.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard will enforce fourteen safety zones for fireworks displays in the Sector Long Island Sound area of responsibility on the date and time 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 165.151 will be enforced for the following safety zones identified in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below for the dates and times specified.

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 email protected.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zones listed in 33 CFR 165.151 on the following dates and times as indicated below.

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6.3 Vietnam Veterans/Town of East Haven Date: June 30, 2018.

Fireworks.

Rain Date: July 2,

2018.

Time: 9:00 p.m. to

10:30 p.m.

Location: Waters off

Cosey Beach, East Haven, CT

in approximate position,

41deg14'19'' N,

072deg52'9.8'' W (NAD 83).

7.1 Point O' Woods Fire Company Summer Date: July 4, 2018.

Fireworks.

Rain Date: July 5,

2018.

Time: 8:30 p.m. to

10:30 p.m.

Location: Waters of

the Great South Bay, Point

O'Woods, NY in approximate

position 40deg39'18.57'' N,

073deg08'5.73'' W (NAD 83).

7.4 Norwalk Fireworks................... Date: July 3, 2018.

Rain Date: July 5,

2018.

Time: 9:00 p.m. to

9:30 p.m.

Location: Waters off

Calf Pasture Beach, Norwalk,

CT in approximate position,

41deg04'50'' N,

073deg23'22'' W (NAD 83).

7.5 Lawrence Beach Club Fireworks....... Date: June 30, 2018.

Rain Date: July 1,

2018.

Time: 9:00 p.m. to

10:30 p.m.

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Location: Waters of

the Atlantic Ocean off

Lawrence Beach Club, Atlantic

Beach, NY in approximate

position 40deg34'42.65'' N,

073deg42'56.02'' W (NAD

83).

7.6 Sag Harbor Fireworks................ Date: June 30, 2018.

Rain Date: July 1,

2018.

Time: 8:30 p.m. to

10:30 p.m.

Location: Waters of

Sag Harbor Bay off Havens

Beach, Sag Harbor, NY in

approximate position

41deg00'26'' N,

072deg17'9'' W (NAD 83).

7.7 South Hampton Fresh Air Home Date: June 30, 2018.

Fireworks.

Rain Date: July 1,

2018.

Time: 8:30 p.m. to

10:30 p.m.

Location: Waters of

Shinnecock Bay, Southampton,

NY in approximate position,

40deg51'48'' N,

072deg26'30'' W (NAD 83).

7.8 Westport Police Athletic League Date: July 2, 2018.

Fireworks.

Time: 8:30 p.m. to

10:30 p.m.

Location: Waters off

Compo Beach, Westport, CT in

approximate position,

41deg06'15'' N,

073deg20'57'' W (NAD 83).

7.27 City of Long Beach Fireworks....... Date: July 6, 2018.

Rain Date: July 7,

2018.

Time: 8:30 p.m. to

10:00 p.m.

Location: Waters off

Riverside Blvd., City of Long

Beach, NY in approximate

position 40deg34'38.77'' N,

073deg39'41.32'' W (NAD

83).

7.30 Shelter Island Fireworks........... Date: July 7, 2018.

Rain Date: July 8,

2018.

Time: 8:30 p.m. to

10:30 p.m.

Location: Waters of

Gardiner Bay, Shelter Island,

NY in approximate position

41deg04'39.11'' N,

072deg22'01.07'' W (NAD

83).

7.33 Groton Long Point Yacht Club Date: July 21, 2018.

Fireworks.

Rain Date: July 22,

2018.

Time: 9:00 p.m. to

10:30 p.m.

Location: Waters of

Long Island Sound, Groton, CT

in approximate position

41deg18'05'' N,

072deg02'08'' W (NAD 83).

7.34 Devon Yacht Club Fireworks......... Date: July 7, 2018.

Rain Date: July 8,

2018.

Time: 8:30 p.m. to

10:30 p.m.

Location: Waters of

Napeague Bay, in Block Island

Sound off Amagansett, NY in

approximate position

40deg59'41.40'' N,

072deg06'08.70'' W (NAD

83).

7.40 Rowayton Fireworks................. Date: July 4, 2018.

Rain Date: July 5,

2018.

Time: 9:00 p.m. to

10:00 p.m.

Location: Waters of

Long Island Sound south of

Bayley Beach Park, Rowayton,

CT in approximate position

41deg03'11'' N,

073deg26'41'' W (NAD 83).

8.4 Town of Babylon Fireworks........... Date: August 18,

2018.

Rain Date: August 19,

2018.

Time: 8:30 p.m. to

10:30 p.m.

Location: Waters off

of Cedar Beach Town Park,

Babylon, NY in approximate

position 40deg37'53'' N,

073deg20'12'' W (NAD 83).

9.4 The Creek Fireworks................. Date: September 1,

2018.

Rain Date: September

2, 2018.

Time: 8:00 p.m. to

9:30 p.m.

Location: Waters of

Long Island Sound off the

Creek Golf Course,

Lattingtown, NY in

approximate position

40deg54'13'' N,

073deg35'58'' W (NAD 83).

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Under the provisions of 33 CFR 165.151, the fireworks displays listed above are established as safety zones. During the enforcement period, persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, mooring, or anchoring within these safety zones unless they receive permission from the COTP or designated representative.

This document is issued under authority of 33 CFR 165 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 COTP determines that these safety zones 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: May 29, 2018.

K.B. Reed,

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

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