[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 236 (Friday, December 7, 2012)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 72956-72957]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-29594]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 100

[Docket No. USCG-2012-0953]


Special Local Regulation; Southern California Annual Marine 
Events for the San Diego Captain of the Port Zone

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of enforcement of regulation.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard will enforce special local regulations during 
the San Diego Parade of Lights, held on December 09 and December 16, 
2012 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the San Diego Bay. These special 
local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of the 
participants, crew, spectators, sponsor vessels of the regatta, and 
general users of the waterway. During the enforcement period, persons 
and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or 
anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain

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of the Port, or his designated representative.

DATES: The regulations in 33 CFR 100.1101 will be enforced on December 
9 and December 16, 2012 from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. each day.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this notice, 
call or email Petty Officer Bryan Gollogly, Waterways Management, U.S. 
Coast Guard Sector San Diego, CA; telephone (619) 278-7656, email D11-PF-MarineEventsSanDiego@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coast Guard will enforce the special 
local regulations in 33 CFR 100.1101 in support of the San Diego Parade 
of Lights (Item 5 on Table 1 of 33 CFR 100.1101). The Coast Guard will 
enforce the special local regulations between the northern portion of 
the San Diego Bay ship channel from Seaport Village to the Shelter 
Island Basin on December 09 and on December 16, 2012 from 5:30 p.m. 
until 8:30 p.m. each day. The event consists of approximately eighty 
paddle, powerboats, and sailboats, ranging from ten to eighty feet in 
length outfitted with Christmas lights. The participating vessels will 
start near the west side of Shelter Island, proceed to the Coronado Bay 
Bridge, cross the main shipping channel, and finish in the vicinity of 
the USN Carrier Basin.
    Under the provisions of 33 CFR 100.1101, persons and vessels are 
prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within 
this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his 
designated representative. 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 33 CFR 100.1101 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 extensive advance 
notification of this enforcement period via the Local Notice to 
Mariners, Broadcast Notice to Mariners, state, or local agencies.

    Dated: November 18, 2012.
S.M. Mahoney,
Captain of the Port San Diego, United States Coast Guard.
[FR Doc. 2012-29594 Filed 12-6-12; 8:45 am]
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