Notice to Navigators: Cape Canaveral, FL

Safety Zone; Atlantic Ocean, Cape Canaveral, FL


Notice Number: 2022-01004

Date: This rule is effective without actual notice from January 20, 2022, through January 31, 2022. For purposes of enforcement, actual notice will be used from January 10, 2022, until January 20, 2022.


Temporary final rule.

The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within the points defined below during a series of rocket launches out of Cape Canaveral, FL. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by space vehicles being launched in a direction resulting in a southerly or polar orbit trajectory. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Jacksonville.


To view documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket, go to, type USCG-2021-0139 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 LTJG Griffin Terpstra, Sector Jacksonville, Waterways Management Division, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 904-714-7616, email


Federal Register :: Safety Zone; Atlantic Ocean, Cape Canaveral, FL