Coast Guard to establish regulated area for Bay Bridge Paddle in Annapolis

Regulated area for the Bay Bridge Paddle

Regulated area for the Bay Bridge Paddle

BALTIMORE — The Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region is scheduled to establish a regulated area Saturday for the waters surrounding the Chesapeake Bay Bridge for the Bay Bridge Paddle.

The regulated area will be enforced from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., and will be located between Sandy Point State Park and Kent Island.

The regulated area includes all navigable waters of the Chesapeake Bay adjacent to the shoreline at Sandy Point State Park and between and adjacent to the spans of the William P. Lane Jr. Memorial Bridges, from shoreline to shoreline, bounded to the north by a line drawn from the western shoreline at latitude 39°01′05.23″ N., longitude 076°23′47.93″ W.; thence eastward to latitude 39°01′02.08″ N., longitude 076°22′58.38″ W.; thence southward to latitude 38°59′57.02″ N., longitude 076°23′02.79″ W.; thence eastward and parallel and 500 yards north of the north bridge span to eastern shoreline at latitude 38°59′13.70″ N., longitude 076°19′58.40″ W.; and bounded to the south by a line drawn parallel and 500 yards south of the south bridge span that originates from the western shoreline at latitude 39°00′17.08″ N., longitude 076°24′28.36″ W.; thence southward to latitude 38°59′38.36″ N., longitude 076°23′59.67″ W.; thence eastward to latitude 38°59′26.93″ N., longitude 076°23′25.53″ W.; thence eastward to the eastern shoreline at latitude 38°58′40.32″ N., longitude 076°20′10.45″ W, located between Sandy Point and Kent Island, Maryland.

If necessary due to inclement weather, the regulated area will be enforced from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., April 30.

Approximately 800 paddlers will be participating in the event.

Regulated area for the Bay Bridge Paddle

Regulated area for the Bay Bridge Paddle. Chart NOT for Navigation Purposes

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