[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 116 (Monday, June 19, 2017)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 27775-27776]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-12743]



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.


SUMMARY: The Coast Guard will enforce five 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

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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 regulations in 33 CFR 165.151 Table 1 will be enforced 
during the following dates and times listed in the table in 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this notice, 
call or email 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 Table 1 on the specified dates and times 
as indicated.
    Under the provisions of 33 CFR 165.151, the fireworks displays 
listed below 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 
    This notice is issued under authority of 33 CFR 165 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 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.

7.1 Point O'Woods     Date: July 3, 2017.
 Fire Company
 Summer Fireworks
                      Rain Date: July 5,
                      Time: 08:45 p.m. to
                      10:30 p.m.
                      Location: Waters of
                      the Great South Bay, Point
                      O'Woods, NY in approximate
                      position 40[deg]39'18.57''
                      N., 073[deg]08'5.73'' W. (NAD
7.6 Sag Harbor        Date: July 1, 2017.
                      Rain Date: July 2,
                      Time: 8:30 p.m. to
                      10:45 p.m.
                      Location: Waters of
                      Sag Harbor Bay off Havens
                      Beach, Sag Harbor, NY in
                      approximate position
                      41[deg]00'26'' N.,
                      072[deg]17'9'' W. (NAD 83).
7.29 Mashantucket     Date: July 8, 2017.
 Pequot Fireworks
                      Rain Date: July 9,
                      Time: 8:45 p.m. to
                      10:45 p.m.
                      Location: Waters of
                      the Thames River, New London,
                      CT in approximate positions
                      Barge 1, 41[deg]21'03.03''
                      N., 072[deg]5'24.5'' W. Barge
                      2, 41[deg]20'51.75'' N.,
                      072[deg]5'18.90'' W. (NAD
7.33 Groton Long      Date: July 15, 2017.
 Point Yacht Club
                      Rain Date: July 17,
                      Time: 9:00 p.m. to
                      10:30 p.m.
                      Location: Waters of
                      Long Island Sound, Groton, CT
                      in approximate position
                      41[deg]18'05'' N.,
                      072[deg]02'08'' W. (NAD 83).
7.40 Rowayton         Date: July 4, 2017.
                      Rain Date: July 5,
                      Time: 9:00 p.m. to
                      11:00 p.m.
                      Location: Waters of
                      Long Island Sound south of
                      Bayley Beach Park, Rowayton,
                      CT in approximate position
                      41[deg]03'11'' N.,
                      073[deg]26'41'' W. (NAD 83).

    Dated: June 5, 2017.
A.E. Tucci,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Sector Long Island 
[FR Doc. 2017-12743 Filed 6-16-17; 8:45 am]