15A NCAC 03R .0105 SPECIAL SECONDARY NURSERY AREAS

The special secondary nursery areas referenced in 15A NCAC 03N .0105(b) are designated in the following coastal water areas:

(1) Roanoke Sound:

(a) Outer Shallowbag Bay - west of a line beginning on Baum Point at a point 35 55.1461' N 75 39.5618' W; running southeasterly to Ballast Point to a point 35 54.6250' N 75 38.8656' W; including the canal on the southeast shore of Shallowbag Bay; and

(b) Kitty Hawk Bay/Buzzard Bay - within the area designated by a line beginning at a point on the east shore of Colington Creek at a point 36 02.4360' N 75 42.3189' W; running westerly to a point 36 02.6630' N 75 41.4102' W; running along the shoreline to a point 36 02.3264' N 75 42.3889' W; running southwesterly to a point 36 02.1483' N 75 42.4329' W; running along the shoreline to a point 36 01.6736' N 75 42.5313' W; running southwesterly to a point 36 01.5704' N 75 42.5899' W; running along the shoreline to a point 36 00.9162' N 75 42.2035' W; running southeasterly to a point 36 00.8253' N 75 42.0886' W; running along the shoreline to a point 35 59.9886' N 75 41.7284' W; running southwesterly to a point 35 59.9597' N 75 41.7682' W; running along the shoreline to the mouth of Buzzard Bay to a point 35 59.6480' N 75 32.9906' W; running easterly to Mann Point to a point 35 59.4171' N 75 32.7361' W; running northerly along the shoreline to the point of beginning;

(2) in the West Bay Area:

(a) West Thorofare Bay ‑ south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 34 57.2199' N 76 24.0947' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 34 57.4871' N 76 23.0737' W;

(b) Long Bay‑Ditch Bay ‑ west of a line beginning on the north shore of Ditch Bay at a point 34 57.9388' N 76 27.0781' W; running southwesterly to the south shore of Ditch Bay to a point 34 57.2120' N 76 27.2185' W; then south of a line running southeasterly to the east shore of Long Bay to a point 34 56.7633' N 76 26.3927' W; and

(c) Turnagain Bay ‑ south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 34 59.4065' N 76 30.1906' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 34 59.5668' N 76 29.3557' W;

(3) in the Core Sound Area:

(a) Cedar Island Bay ‑ northwest of a line beginning near the gun club dock at a point 34 58.7203' N 76 15.9645' W; running northeasterly to the south shore to a point 34 57.7690' N 76 16.8781' W;

(b) Thorofare Bay‑Barry Bay ‑ northwest of a line beginning on Rumley Hammock at a point 34 55.4853' N 76 18.2487' W; running northeasterly to Hall Point to a point 34 54.4227' N 76 19.1908' W;

(c) Nelson Bay ‑ northwest of a line beginning on the west shore of Nelson Bay at a point 34 51.1353' N 76 24.5866' W; running northeasterly to Drum Point to a point 34 51.6417' N 76 23.7620' W;

(d) Brett Bay ‑ north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 34 49.4019' N 76 26.0227' W; running easterly to Piney Point to a point 34 49.5799' N 76 25.0534' W; and

(e) Jarrett Bay ‑ north of a line beginning on the west shore near Old Chimney at a point 34 45.5743' N 76 30.0076' W; running easterly to a point east of Davis Island 34 45.8325' N 76 28.7955' W;

(4) in the North River Area:

(a) North River - north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 34 46.0383' N 76 37.0633' W; running easterly to a point on the east shore 34 46.2667' N 76 35.4933' W; and

(b) Ward Creek - east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 34 46.2667' N 76 35.4933' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 34 45.4517' N 76 35.1767' W;

(5) New River - all waters upstream of a line beginning on the north side of the N.C. Highway 172 Bridge at a point 34 34.7680' N 77 23.9940' W; running southerly to the south side of the bridge at a point 34 34.6000' N 77 23.9710' W;

(6) Chadwick Bay - all waters west of a line beginning on the northeast side of Chadwick Bay at a point 34 32.5630' N 77 21.6280' W; running southeasterly to a point near Marker "6" at 34 32.4180' N 77 21.6080' W; running westerly to Roses Point at a point 34 32.2240' N 77 22.2880' W; following the shoreline in Fullard Creek to a point 34 32.0340' N 77 22.7160' W; running northwesterly to a point 34 32.2210' N 77 22.8080' W; following the shoreline to the west point of Bump's Creek at a point 34 32.3430' N 77 22.4570' W; running northeasterly to the east shore to a point 34 32.4400' N 77 22.3830' W; following the shoreline of Chadwick Bay back to the point of origin; and

(7) Intracoastal Waterway - all waters in the Intracoastal Waterway maintained channel from a point near Marker "17" north of Alligator Bay 34 30.7930' N 77 23.1290' W; to a point near Marker "49" at Morris Landing at a point 34 28.0820' N 77 30.4710' W; and all waters in the Intracoastal Waterway maintained channel and 100 feet on either side from Marker "49" to the N.C. Highway 50‑210 Bridge at Surf City.

 

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

Eff. January 1, 1991;

Amended Eff. March 1, 1996; March 1, 1994;

Recodified from 15A NCAC 3R .0005 Eff. December 17, 1996;

Amended Eff. April 1, 2011; August 1, 2004; May 1, 1997;

Readopted Eff. May 1, 2021.