[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 116 (Monday, June 19, 2017)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 27776-27777]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-12581]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 165

[Docket No. USCG-2017-0506]


Safety Zones; Recurring Annual Events Held in Coast Guard Sector 
Boston 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 eleven safety zones within the 
Captain of the Port Boston zone on the specified dates and times. This 
action is necessary to ensure the safety of vessels, spectators and 
participants from hazards associated with fireworks displays and swim 
events. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel, except for 
the safety vessels assisting with the events, may enter the safety 
zones without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP) or his 
designated on-scene representative.

DATES: The regulations in 33 CFR 165.118 and 33 CFR 165.119 will be 
enforced for the safety zones identified in the SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION section below for the dates and times specified.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions about this 
notice of enforcement, call or email Mark Cutter,

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Sector Boston Waterways Management Division, U.S. Coast Guard; 
telephone 617-223-4000, email [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coast Guard will enforce the safety 
zones listed in Table 1 from 33 CFR 165.118 and in 33 CFR 165.119(a)(2) 
and (3) on the specified dates and times specified:

                                           Table 1 From 33 CFR 165.118
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             Name                     Location                     Date                          Time
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6.5 Hull Youth Football        All waters within a    June 24, 2017.................  10 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
 Carnival Fireworks.            450-foot radius of
                                the fireworks barge
                                located
                                approximately 500
                                feet of off
                                Nantasket Beach,
                                Hull MA located at
                                position
                                42[deg]16.6' N.,
                                070[deg]51.7' W.
                                (NAD 83).
6.3 Surfside Fireworks.......  All waters of the      Every Saturday between June 24  9:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
                                Atlantic Ocean near    to September 9.
                                Salisbury Beach, MA,
                                within a 350-yard
                                radius of the
                                fireworks barge
                                located at position
                                42[deg]50.6' N.,
                                070[deg]48.4' W.
                                (NAD 83).
7.1 City of Lynn 4th of July   All waters of Nahant   July 3, 2017..................  7 p.m.-10 p.m.
 Celebration Fireworks.         Bay, within a 350-
                                yard radius of the
                                fireworks barge
                                located at position
                                42[deg]27.62' N.,
                                070[deg]55.58' W.
                                (NAD 83).
7.4 Weymouth 4th of July       All waters of          July 3, 2017..................  8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
 Celebration Fireworks.         Weymouth Fore River,
                                within a 350-yard
                                radius of the
                                fireworks launch
                                site located at
                                position
                                42[deg]15.5' N.,
                                070[deg]56.1' W.
                                (NAD 83).
7.5 Beverly 4th of July        All waters of Beverly  July 4, 2017..................  9 p.m. to 11 p.m.
 Celebration Fireworks.         Harbor within a 350-
                                yard radius of the
                                fireworks launch
                                barge located at
                                position
                                42[deg]32.62' N.,
                                070[deg]52.15' W.
                                (NAD 83).
7.9 Marblehead 4th of July     All waters of          July 4, 2017..................  9:30-10:30 p.m.
 Fireworks.                     Marblehead Harbor
                                within a 350-yard
                                radius of the
                                fireworks launch
                                site located at
                                position
                                42[deg]30.34' N.,
                                070[deg]50.13' W.
                                (NAD 83).
7.10 Plymouth 4th of July      All waters of          July 4, 2017..................  9:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
 Fireworks.                     Plymouth Harbor
                                within a 350-yard
                                radius of the
                                fireworks launch
                                site located at
                                position
                                42[deg]57.3' N.,
                                070[deg]38.3' W.
                                (NAD 83).
7.8 City of Salem Fireworks..  All waters of Salem    July 4, 2017..................  9 p.m. to 10 p.m.
                                Harbor, within a 350-
                                yard radius of the
                                fireworks launch
                                site located on
                                Derby Wharf at
                                position
                                42[deg]31.15' N.,
                                070[deg]53.13' W.
                                (NAD 83).
7.19 Swim Across America       All waters of Boston   July 7, 2017..................  6 a.m. to 4 p.m.
 Boston.                        Harbor between Rowes
                                Warf and Little
                                Brewster Island
                                within the following
                                points (NAD 83):
                               42[deg]21.4' N.,
                                071[deg]03.0' W..
                               42[deg]21.5' N.,
                                071[deg]02.9' W..
                               42[deg]19.8' N.,
                                070[deg]53.6' W..
                               42[deg]19.6' N.,
                                070[deg]53.4' W..
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                                                 33 CFR 165.119
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Fan Pier Safety Zone.........  All U.S. navigable     June 12, 2017.................  10 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
                                waters of Boston
                                Inner Harbor within
                                a 700-foot radius of
                                the fireworks barge
                                in the approximate
                                position
                                42[deg]21'23.2'' N.,
                                071[deg]02'26'' W.
                                (NAD 1983), located
                                off of the Fan Pier,
                                South Boston, MA.
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                                              33 CFR 165.119(a)(2)
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Long Wharf Safety Zone.......  All U.S. navigable     July 1, 2017..................  9 p.m. to 10 p.m.
                                waters of Boston
                                Inner Harbor within
                                a 700-foot radius of
                                the fireworks barge
                                in approximate
                                position
                                42[deg]21'41.2'' N.,
                                071[deg]02'36.5'' W.
                                (NAD 1983), located
                                off of Long Wharf,
                                Boston MA.
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    This notice of enforcement is issued under authority of 33 CFR 
165.118, 33 CFR 165.119, and 5 U.S.C. 552(a). In addition to this 
notice of enforcement in the Federal Register, the Coast Guard plans to 
provide mariners with advanced notification of this enforcement period 
via the Local Notice to Mariners.

    Dated: June 9, 2017.
C.C. Gelzer,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Boston.
[FR Doc. 2017-12581 Filed 6-16-17; 8:45 am]
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