08.04.08.04

.04 Prohibited Areas.

A. Personal watercraft (PWC) and jetpack vessels owned or leased by a livery vessel owner operating in Worcester County may not operate:

(1) In the Atlantic Ocean and the Ocean City Inlet at any time. All of the waters east of a line beginning at a point at the west end of the Second Street seawall, at or near Lat. 38 19.572'N., Long. 75 5.473' W., then running 230 (True) to a point on the shore of Assateague Island, at or near Lat. 38 19.445'N., Long. 75 5.668' W.

(2) At any time in the following areas:

(a) Herring and Turville Creeks. All of the waters of Herring and Turville Creeks west of a line beginning at a point on the south shore of an unnamed gut, at or near Lat. 38 21.711' N., Long. 75 7.072' W., then running 26 (True) to a point on the north shore of the gut, at or near Lat. 38 21.745' N., Long. 75 7.051' W.; and south of a line beginning at a point on the east shore of Herring Creek, at or near Lat. 38 21.964' N., Long. 75 7.251' W., then running 272 (True) to a point on the west shore of Herring Creek, at or near Lat. 38 21.971' N., Long. 75 7.609' W.

(b) Manklin Creek and St. Martin River. All of the waters of Manklin Creek and St. Martin River west of a line beginning at a point on the south shore of Manklin Creek, at or near Lat. 38 22.401' N., Long. 75 7.481' W., then running 10 (True) to a point at the eastern corner of a bulkhead, at or near Lat. 38 22.738' N., Long. 75 7.406' W., then running 34 (True) to a point on the shore on the southwest side of Isle of Wight, at or near Lat. 38 23.392' N., Long. 75 6.838' W.

B. A person who violates any provision of this regulation is subject to the penalties and fines of Natural Resources Article, §8-2001, Annotated Code of Maryland.