Notice to Navigators: Eastern U.S. Rivers

Safety Zone; Fireworks Displays Within the Fifth Coast Guard District

 

Notice Number: 2021-25846

Date: The regulation in 33 CFR 165.506 will be enforced for the location identified in line no. 1 of table 2 to 33 CFR 165.506(h)(2) from 7:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. on December 4, 2021.

 

Notification of enforcement of regulation.

 

The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for holiday fireworks at The Wharf DC on December 4, 2021, to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. Our regulation for Fireworks Displays within the Fifth Coast Guard District identifies the safety zone for this event in Washington, DC. During the enforcement period, the operator of any vessel in the safety zone must comply with directions from the Patrol Commander or any Official Patrol displaying a Coast Guard ensign.

 

If you have questions about this notification of enforcement, call or email MST3 Melissa Kelly, Sector Maryland-NCR, Waterways Management Division, U.S. Coast Guard: telephone 410-576-2596, email Melissa.C.Kelly@uscg.mil.

 

The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone regulation for holiday fireworks at The Wharf DC from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on December 4, 2021. This action is being taken to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. Our regulation for Fireworks Displays within the Fifth Coast Guard District, § 165.506, specifies the location of the safety zone for the fireworks show which encompasses portions of the Washington Channel in the Upper Potomac River. During the enforcement period, as reflected in § 165.506(d), if you are the operator of a vessel in the safety zone you must comply with directions from the Patrol Commander or any Official Patrol displaying a Coast Guard ensign.

 

In addition to this notification of enforcement in the Federal Register , the Coast Guard plans to provide notification of this enforcement period via the Local Notice to Mariners and marine information broadcasts.

 

Federal Register :: Safety Zone; Fireworks Displays Within the Fifth Coast Guard District