Coast Guard Boating Advisory – McDonald’s Air & Sea Show

MIAMI- The Coast Guard will be enforcing a restricted safety zone off Fort Lauderdale Beach, Fla., for the 2007 McDonald’s Air & Sea Show May 5 and 6.

The restricted safety zone will be four miles long, north to south, beginning north of Oakland Park Boulevard and extending south to the Port Everglades Inlet. The restricted area will extend from shore out to 4,000 feet and will be well marked with buoys. The Port Everglades Channel will remain open for traffic, however, all vessels must proceed east past the anchorage perimeter before heading north. Mariners are prohibited from entering the Flyzone Exclusion and Navy Vessel Exclusion areas for both days. Also enforcing the restricted safety zone will be Coast Guard Auxiliary, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Fort Lauderdale Police Department Marine Unit, Broward County Sheriff Marine Unit, and other local law enforcement agency personnel.

As always, please remember to BOATSMART, use alcohol responsibly and wear your lifejackets.

Further details may be secured from the Port Everglades website or your local Broadcast Notice to Mariners.

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