Notice to Navigators: Pacific NW

Vessel Traffic Assessment: Near Point Mugu, San Francisco Bay, Humboldt Bay, and Morro Bay, CA

 

Notice Number: 2022-03990

Date: Comments and related material must be received on or before May 26, 2022.

 

Notification of inquiry; request for comments.

On July 28, 2021, U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Pacific Area Command issued the Pacific Coast-Port Access Route Study (PAC-PARS) in the Federal Register directing USCG District Eleven and USCG District Thirteen to complete a PARS on the Pacific coast. In support of the PAC-PARS, USCG District Eleven has identified four areas to evaluate activities within its area of responsibility. USCG District Eleven requests public comments regarding vessel traffic patterns in the areas near Point Mugu and south of the Channel Islands in the Pacific Missile Range, San Francisco Bay, and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Humboldt Bay and Morro Bay offshore Wind Energy Areas (WEAs). Information received will be used to make recommendations regarding establishing safety routing measures to improve waterway operations and vessel movement along the California coast.

 

You may submit comments identified by docket number USCG-2021-0345 using the Federal portal http://www.regulations.gov. See the “Public Participation and Request for Comments” portion of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for further instructions on submitting comments.

 

If you have questions about this notification of study, call or email Mr. Tyrone Conner, Eleventh Coast Guard District (dpw), U.S. Coast Guard; telephone (510) 437-2968, email Tyrone.L.Conner@uscg.mil.

 

Federal Register :: Vessel Traffic Assessment: Near Point Mugu, San Francisco Bay, Humboldt Bay, and Morro Bay, CA