15A NCAC 03R .0102 MILITARY DANGER ZONES AND RESTRICTED AREAS

The designated military danger zones and restricted areas referenced in 15A NCAC 03I .0110(b) are delineated in the following areas:

(1) Currituck Sound:

(a) In the vicinity of North Landing River, the waters within a circular area with a radius of 1,000 yards having its center at a point 36 31.0000' N - 76 01.6666' W.

(b) In the vicinity of Northern Currituck Sound, southeasterly of a line beginning at a point 36 28.0826' N - 75 58.3818' W; running southerly to a point 36 26.0657' N - 75 57.0005' W; running easterly to a point 36 26.0831' N - 75 55.4026' W; northerly to a point 36 28.1984' N - 75 54.7119' W; westerly to the point of beginning 36 28.0826' N - 75 58.3818' W.

(2) Albemarle Sound:

(a) In the vicinity of Harvey Point, southwest of a line beginning at a point on shore at Harvey Neck 36 05.3354' N - 76 20.3059' W; running southeasterly to a point 36 03.4999' N - 76 21.7333' W; running southeasterly to a point 36 02.2999' N - 76 19.5000' W; running easterly to a point 36 03.0999' N - 76 16.7166' W; running northerly to a point 36 04.8744' N 76 17.5538' W; running northerly to a point onshore at Harvey Neck 36 05.9802' N - 76 18.1612' W.

(b) Along south shore of Albemarle Sound, southeast of a line beginning at a point 36 00.7166' N - 76 19.3333' W; running southerly to a point 35 59.5833' N - 76 19.3333' W; running easterly to a point 36 00.1999' N - 76 04.4333' W; running northerly to a point 36 02.6666' N - 76 04.4333' W; running westerly to the point of the beginning 36 00.7166' N - 76 19.3333' W.

(i) Southeast of a line beginning at a point 36 00.7166' N - 76 19.3333' W; running southerly to a point 35 59.5833' N - 76 19.3333' W; running easterly to a point 35 59.7499' N - 76 14.5000' W; running northerly to point 36 01.3333' N - 76 14.5002' W; running westerly to the point of the beginning 36 00.7166' N 76 19.3333' W.

(ii) Southeast of a line beginning at a point 36 01.3333' N - 76 14.5002' W; running southerly to a point 35 59.7499' N - 76 14.5000' W; running easterly to a point 36 00.0833' N - 76 07.2499' W; running northerly to a point 36 02.2999' N - 76 07.2499' W; running westerly to the point of the beginning 36 01.3333' N - 76 14.5002' W.

(iii) Southeast of a line beginning at a point 36 02.2999' N - 76 07.2499' W; running southerly to a point 36 00.0833' N - 76 07.2499' W; running easterly to a point 36 00.1999' N 76 04.4333' W; running northerly to a point 36 02.6666' N - 76 04.4334' W; running westerly to the point of the beginning 36 02.2999' N - 76 07.2499' W.

(3) Pamlico Sound:

(a) In the vicinity of Long Shoal, the waters within a circular area with a radius of one and one-half nautical miles having its center at a point 35 32.3000' N 75 40.6500' W;

(b) In the vicinity of Brant Island, the waters within a circular area with a radius of 3.0 statute miles having its center at a point 35 12.5000' N 76 26.5000' W;

(c) In the vicinity of Piney Island, the waters within a circular area with a radius of:

(i) 0.5 statute mile having its center at a point 35 04.2000' N - 76 28.4000' W;

(ii) 1.8 statute mile having its center at a point 35 02.2000' N 76 28.0000' W;

(iii) 0.5 statute mile having its center at a point 35 01.7000' N 76 25.8000' W;

(iv) 0.5 statute mile having its center at a point 34 58.8000' N 76 26.2000' W.

(4) In the Neuse River and its tributaries, within 500 feet from of the shore along the reservation of the Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, North Carolina, beginning on the reservation west of Slocum Creek at a point 34 57.8766' N 76 54.8823' W; running southeasterly, east of Hancock Creek to a point 34 56.1855' N 76 50.6363' W; including all waters of Slocum and Hancock creeks and their tributaries within the boundaries of the reservation.

(5) Atlantic Ocean:

(a) In the vicinity east of New River Inlet, beginning at a point on the ocean shoreline of the southwest portion of Onslow Beach 34 32.5609' N - 77 18.5578' W; running southwesterly to a point 34 23.7279' N - 77 23.5996' W; east and north of an arc of a circle to a point 34 35.3465' N - 77 01.2528' W; northwesterly to a point on the ocean shoreline on the southwest shore of Bear Inlet 34 37.3793' N - 77 10.2449' W: running southwesterly following the ocean shoreline to the point of the beginning 34 32.5609' N - 77 18.5578' W.

(b) In the vicinity of Bear Inlet, southwest and southeast of a line beginning at a point 34 37.5333' N 77 12.0500' W; running southwesterly to a point 34 34.8333' N 77 15.1666' W; running southerly to a point 34 28.9166' N 77 15.0833' W; running easterly to a point 34 32.4500' N 77 06.5000' W; running northerly to a point 34 37.7333' N 77 10.5833' W; running southwesterly to a point 34 36.9666' N 77 11.4166' W; running to the northwesterly to the point of the beginning 34 37.5333' N 77 12.0500' W.

(6) Brown's Inlet between Bear Creek and the Onslow Beach Bridge and the Atlantic Ocean:

(a) In vicinity of Bear Inlet, southwesterly and southeasterly of line beginning at a point on the north shoreline of the IWW near Bear Creek 34 38.0450' N - 77 12.2606' W; running southwesterly parallel to the IWW to a point near the northwest side of the Onslow Beach Bridge 34 34.5445' N 77 16.3578' W; running through the Onslow Beach Bridge to a point on the ocean shoreline 34 34.1240' N 77 16.2896' W running northeasterly following the ocean shoreline across Brown's Inlet to a point 34 37.0903' N - 77 10.7206' W; running around the shoreline of Bear Inlet to a point 34 37.2494' N 77 10.7206' W; running along the northeast shoreline of Bear Creek to the south shoreline of the IWW to a point 34 37.9597' N 77 12.2038' W; running across the IWW to include all inlets, streams, bays and water therein to the point of the beginning 34 38.0450' N 77 12.2606' W.

(7) New River within eight sections:

(a) Trap Bay Sector, in New River, north of a line beginning on the west shore 34 33.1209' N - 77 21.7232' W; running easterly to a point 34 33.2885' N - 77 21.0809' W; running easterly to a point on the east shore 34 33.2054' N - 77 20.4736' W; following the northeast shoreline to include all streams, bays and waters therein to a point 34 34.1996' N - 77 21.6639' W; running southwest to a point 34 33.6955' N -77 22.3780' W; following the southwest shoreline to include all streams, bays and water therein to a point of the beginning 34 33.1209' N - 77 21.7232' W.

(b) Courthouse Bay Sector, in New River, north of a line beginning on the southwest shore to a point 34 33.6955' N -77 22.3780' W; running to a point on the northeast shore 34 34.1996' N - 77 21.6639' W; following the northeast shoreline to include all streams, bays and water therein to a point on the northshore near Hwy. 172 Bridge 34 34.7737' N - 77 23.9604' W; running to a point on the southshore near Hwy. 172 Bridge 34 34.5917' N - 77 23.9464' W; following the southeast shoreline to include all streams, bays and waters therein to the point of the beginning 34 33.6955' N -77 22.3780' W.

(c) Stone Bay Sector, in New River, north of a line beginning on the southwest shore near Hwy. 172 Bridge 34 34.5917' N - 77 23.9464' W; running to a point on the north shore near Hwy. 172 Bridge 34 34.7737' N - 77 23.9604' W; following the north shoreline to a point 34 35.7399' N - 77 24.0444' W; running to a point on the Grey Point Sector Line 34 36.3841' N - 77 25.9488' W; running westerly to a point on the west shore 34 36.5801' N - 77 26.6910' W; following the west shore to the point of the beginning near Hwy. 172 Bridge 34 34.5917' N - 77 23.9464' W.

(d) Stone Creek Sector, in New River, southwest of a line beginning on the north shore 34 37.1122' N - 77 25.9628' W; running southerly to a point on the Grey Point Sector line 34 36.3841' N - 77 25.9488' W; running westerly to a point on the west shore 34 36.5801' N - 77 26.6910' W; following the shoreline to include all streams, bays and water therein to the point of beginning 34 37.1122' N - 77 25.9628' W.

(e) Grey Point Sector, in New River, northeast of a line beginning on the west shore 34 36.5801' N - 77 26.6910' W; running easterly to a point on the east shore 34 35.7399' N - 77 24.0444' W; following the easterly shoreline including all streams, bays and water therein to a point 34 38.2465' N - 77 20.3336' W; running northwest to a point on the west shore 34 39.1847' N - 77 22.8821' W; following the west shoreline to include all streams, bays and waters therein to a point 34 37.1122' N - 77 25.9628' W; running southerly to a point on the Grey Point Sector line 34 36.3841' N - 77 25.9488' W.

(f) Farnell Bay Sector, in New River, north of a line on the west shore 34 39.1847' N - 77 22.8821' W; running to a point on the east shore 34 38.2465' N - 77 20.3336' W; in Frenchs Creek, west of a line on the north shore 34 38.3585' N - 77 19.9695' W; running to a point on the south shore 34 38.1064' N - 77 19.9415' W; following the east shoreline to a point 34 40.4730' N - 77 22.7141' W; running northwest to a point on the west shore 34 40.7530' N - 77 23.9744' W; following the west shoreline to include all streams, bays and waters therein to a point 34 39.1847' N - 77 22.8821' W.

(g) Morgan Bay Sector, in New River, north of a line on the west shore 34 40.7530' N - 77 23.9744' W; running to a point on the east shore 34 40.4730' N - 77 22.7141' W; in Wallace Creek, west of a line 34 40.9070' N - 77 21.9719' W; running south to a point on the south shore 34 40.6970' N - 77 21.9579' W; following the east shoreline to a point 34 42.5526' N - 77 23.6712' W; running south to a point on the west shore 34 42.0211' N - 77 24.9325' W; following the west shoreline to include all streams, bays and waters therein to a point 34 40.7530' N - 77 23.9744' W.

(h) Jacksonville Sector in New River, Southwest Creek; northwest of a line beginning at a point 34 41.0751' N - 77 25.6267' W; to a point on the south shore 34 40.9581' N - 77 25.6624' W; north of a line beginning at a point on the northeast shoreline of Southwest Creek 34 42.0211' N - 77 24.9325' W; running northwest to a point on the east shoreline of New River 34 42.5526' N - 77 23.6712' W; southeast of a line beginning at a point on the west shore of New River 34 43.7028' N - 77 25.8448' W; running east to a point on the east shore of New River 34 43.7108' N - 77 25.5275' W; southwest of a line beginning at a point on the north shore of Northeast Creek 34 43.7108' N - 77 23.4412' W; running southerly to a point on the south shore of Northeast Creek 34 43.3696' N - 77 23.4333' W;

(8) Cape Fear River:

(a) In the vicinity of Sunny Point Army Terminal, beginning at a point onshore west of the main ship channel 33 58.2950' N - 77 58.1533' W; running easterly to a point near marker #23, 33 58.2950' N - 77 56.9517' W; running northerly parallel with the shoreline to a point 33 59.1838' N - 77 56.8694' W; running northerly parallel to the shoreline to a point 34 00.6158' N - 77 56.4250' W; running northerly parallel to the shoreline to a point 34 02.0478' N - 77 56.4250' W; running westerly back to a point onshore 34 02.0642' N - 77 56.6061' W.

 

History Note: Authority G.S. 113‑134; 113‑181; 113‑182; 143B‑289.52;

Eff. January 1, 1991;

Amended Eff. March 1, 1994; July 1, 1993; September 1, 1991;

Recodified from 15A NCAC 3R .0002 Eff. December 17, 1996;

Amended Eff. August 1, 2004; May 1, 1997;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 9, 2018.