Notice to Navigators: Atlantic Ocean-Cape Lookout, NC

Safety Zone; Atlantic Ocean, Cape Lookout, NC


Notice Number: 2022-03671

Date: This rule is effective without actual notice from February 22, 2022, until March 1, 2022. For the purposes of enforcement, actual notice will be used from February 15, 2022, until February 22, 2022.


Temporary final rule.

The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Atlantic Ocean near Cape Lookout, North Carolina. This temporary safety zone restricts vessel traffic in a portion of the Atlantic Ocean while crews continue to search a plane crash area. This action restricts vessel traffic to protect mariners, vessels, and dive crews from the hazards associated with the work or surveying a plane crash site. Entry of vessels or persons into this safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) North Carolina or a designated representative.


To view documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket, go to, type USCG-2022-0094 in the search box and click “Search.” Next, in the Document Type column, select “Supporting & Related Material.”


If you have questions on this rule, call or email Petty Officer Ken Farah, Waterways Management Division, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 910-772-2221, email


Federal Register :: Safety Zone; Atlantic Ocean, Cape Lookout, NC