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08.18.02.06

.06 Prohibited Areas.

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

B. Personal watercraft (PWC) owned or leased by a livery vessel owner operating in Worcester County may not operate at any time during the boating season, April 15—October 15, in the following areas:

(1) 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.

(2) 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.

C. 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.

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