[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 143 (Wednesday, July 25, 2012)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 43513-43514]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-18126]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 100

[Docket No. USCG-2010-1024]


Olympia Harbor Days Tug Boat Races, Budd Inlet, WA

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of enforcement of regulation.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard will enforce the Special Local Regulation, 
Olympia Harbor Days Tug Boat Races, Budd Inlet, WA from 12 p.m. through 
8 p.m. on September 2, 2012. This action is necessary to restrict 
vessel movement within the specified race area immediately prior to, 
during, and immediately after racing activity in order to ensure the 
safety of participants, spectators and the maritime public. Entry into, 
transit through, mooring or anchoring within the specified race area is 
prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or 
Designated Representatives.

DATES: The regulations in 33 CFR 100.1309 will be enforced from 12 p.m. 
through 8 p.m. on September 2, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this notice, 
call or email Ensign Nathaniel P. Clinger, Sector Puget Sound Waterways 
Management Division, Coast Guard; telephone 206-217-6045, email 
SectorPugetSoundWWM@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coast Guard is providing notice of 
enforcement of the Special Local Regulation for Olympia Harbor Days Tug 
Boat Races, Budd Inlet, WA in 33 CFR 100.1309 on September 2, 2012, 
from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    The following area is specified as a race area: All waters of Budd 
Inlet, WA the width of the navigation channel south of a line 
connecting the following points: 47[deg]05.530' N 122[deg]55.844' W and 
47[deg]05.528' N 122[deg]55.680' W until reaching the northernmost end 
of the navigation channel at a line connecting the following points: 
47[deg]05.108' N 122[deg]55.799' W and 47[deg]05.131' N 122[deg]55.659' 
W then southeasterly until reaching the southernmost entrance of the 
navigation channel at a line connecting the following points: 
47[deg]03.946' N 122[deg]54.577' W, 47[deg]04.004' N 122[deg]54.471' W.
    Under the provisions of 33 CFR 100.1309, the regulated area shall 
be closed immediately prior to, during and immediately after the event 
to all persons and vessels not participating in

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the event and authorized by the event sponsor.
    This notice is issued under authority of 33 CFR 100.1309 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. If the Captain of the Port determines that the regulated area 
need not be enforced for the full duration stated in this notice, he 
may use a Broadcast Notice to Mariners to grant general permission to 
enter the regulated area.

    Dated: July 2, 2012.
S.J. Ferguson,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port, Puget Sound.
[FR Doc. 2012-18126 Filed 7-24-12; 8:45 am]
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