Safety Zone; Big Bay Boom Fourth of July Fireworks, San Diego, CA, 27489-27490 [2014-10972]

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 93 (Wednesday, May 14, 2014)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 27489-27490]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-10972]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 165

[Docket No. USCG-2014-0198]


Safety Zone; Big Bay Boom Fourth of July Fireworks, San Diego, CA

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of enforcement of regulation.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: The Coast Guard will enforce the Big Bay Boom Fourth of July 
Fireworks safety zones on July 4, 2014. This recurring marine event 
occurs on the navigable waters of San Diego Bay in San Diego, 
California. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of the 
participants, crew, spectators, safety vessels, and general users of 
the waterway. During the enforcement period, persons and vessels are 
prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within 
this regulated area unless authorized by the

[[Page 27490]]

Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.

DATES: This rule is effective from 8:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on July 4, 
2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this notice, 
call or email Lieutenant Commander John Bannon, Waterways Management, 
U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Diego, CA; telephone (619) 278-7261, email 
John.E.Bannon@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coast Guard will enforce the safety 
zones in San Diego Bay for the Big Bay Boom Fourth of July Fireworks 
Display in 33 CFR 165.1123, Table 1, Item 5 from 8:30 p.m. to 10:00 
p.m.
    Under the provisions of 33 CFR 165.1123, persons and vessels are 
prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within 
the 1,000 foot regulated area safety zone around each tug and barge 
unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated 
representative. Persons or vessels desiring to enter into or pass 
through the safety zones may request permission from the Captain of the 
Port or a designated representative. If permission is granted, all 
persons and vessels shall comply with the instructions of the Captain 
of the Port or designated representative. Spectator vessels may safely 
transit outside the regulated area, but may not anchor, block, loiter, 
or impede the transit of participants or official patrol vessels. The 
Coast Guard may be assisted by other Federal, State, or local law 
enforcement agencies in enforcing this regulation.
    This notice is issued under authority of 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 33 CFR 
165.1123. 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, Broadcast 
Notice to Mariners, and local advertising by the event sponsor.
    If the Captain of the Port Sector San Diego or his designated 
representative determines that the regulated area need not be enforced 
for the full duration stated on this notice, he or she may use a 
Broadcast Notice to Mariners or other communications coordinated with 
the event sponsor to grant general permission to enter the regulated 
area.

    Dated: April 28, 2014.
S.M. Mahoney,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port San Diego.
[FR Doc. 2014-10972 Filed 5-13-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9110-04-P