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Title 15Subtitle BChapter IXSubchapter BPart 922Subpart M → Appendix


Title 15: Commerce and Foreign Trade
PART 922—NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY PROGRAM REGULATIONS
Subpart M—Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary


Appendix E to Subpart M of Part 922—Motorized Personal Watercraft Zones and Access Routes Within the Sanctuary

[Coordinates in this appendix are unprojected (Geographic Coordinate System) and are calculated using the North American Datum of 1983]

The five zones and access routes are:

(1) The approximately one [1.0] nmi2 area off Pillar Point Harbor from harbor launch ramps, through the harbor entrance to the northern boundary of Zone One:

Point ID No.LatitudeLongitude
1 (flashing 5-second breakwater entrance light and horn located at the seaward end of the outer west breakwater)37.49395−122.48477
2 (bell buoy)37.48167−122.48333
337.48000−122.46667
437.49333−122.46667

(2) The approximately five [5.0] nmi2 area off of Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor from harbor launch ramps, through the harbor entrance, and then along a 100-yard wide access route southwest along a bearing of approximately 196° true (180° magnetic) to the red and white whistle buoy at 36.93833 N, 122.01000 W. Zone Two is bounded by:

Point ID No.LatitudeLongitude
136.91667−122.03333
236.91667−121.96667
336.94167−121.96667
436.94167−122.03333

(3) The approximately six [6.0] nmi2 area off of Moss Landing Harbor from harbor launch ramps, through harbor entrance, and then along a 100-yard wide access route southwest along a bearing of approximately 230° true (215° magnetic) to the red and white bell buoy at the eastern boundary of Zone Three bounded by:

Point ID No.LatitudeLongitude
136.83333−121.82167
236.83333−121.84667
336.77833−121.84667
436.77833−121.81667
5 (red and white bell buoy)36.79833−121.80167
636.81500−121.80333

(4) The approximately five [5.0] nmi2 area off of Monterey Harbor from harbor launch ramps to the seaward end of the U.S. Coast Guard Pier, and then along a 100-yard wide access route northeast along a bearing of approximately 15° true (0° magnetic) to the southern boundary of Zone Four bounded by:

Point ID No.LatitudeLongitude
136.64500−121.92333
236.61500−121.87500
336.63833−121.85500
436.66667−121.90667

(5) The approximately one-tenth [0.10] nmi2 area near Pillar Point from the Pillar Point Harbor entrance along a 100-yard wide access route southeast along a bearing of approximately 174° true (159° magnetic) to the green bell buoy (identified as “Buoy 3”) at 37.48154 N, 122.48156 W and then along a 100-yard wide access route northwest along a bearing of approximately 284° true (269° magnetic) to the green gong buoy (identified as “Buoy 1”) at 37.48625 N, 122.50603 W, the southwest boundary of Zone Five. Zone Five exists only when a High Surf Warning has been issued by the National Weather Service and is in effect for San Mateo County and only during December, January, and February. Zone Five is bounded by:

Point ID No.LatitudeLongitude
1 (gong buoy identified as “Buoy 1”)37.48625−122.50603
237.49305−122.50603
3 (Sail Rock)37.49305−122.50105
437.48625−122.50105

[75 FR 53571, Sept. 1, 2010]

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