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Part 41: Sanitary Condition of Shellfish Lands

[Last amended September 24, 2014]

Please note: the shellfish lands descriptions of this regulation may be superseded by temporary emergency closures, which are described on Temporary Emergency Shellfish Closures page, and by Special Shellfish Closures. In addition, we have added text (shown in red and preceded by ***) and maps that are not included on the actual regulation. These are for guidance only.

Contents:

Sec.

§41.0 Introduction

The following is a statement of sanitary condition of shellfish lands in New York State. Notice of changes in classification will be sent to baymen by mail as and when they may occur.

Whenever used in this Part:

The term mile refers to statute mile.

The term monument refers to a permanent post or marker placed on or near the shore by the Department of Environmental Conservation to serve as a landmark in establishing the lines of closure.

§41.1 Shellfish Lands in Westchester, Bronx, Kings, New York, Richmond, Queens Counties.

(a) ALL shellfish lands in Westchester, Bronx, Kings, New York, Richmond and Queens Counties, are in such sanitary condition that the shellfish thereon shall not be taken for use as food and such are designated as uncertified areas except for those shellfish lands listed below in subdivision (b) which are designated as certified.

(b) Atlantic Ocean.

(1) All that area of the Atlantic Ocean within the three-mile New York State jurisdictional limit, lying easterly of a line originating at the southeasternmost corner of the Silver Gull Club building (located at the foot of and to the west of Beach 193rd Street, at the western limit of Fort Tilden, in Rockaway Point, local landmarks) and extending southeasterly to tower AMBROSE-HORN (located at the approach to Ambrose Channel) and all that area of the Atlantic Ocean within the three-mile New York State jurisdictional limit lying southerly and westerly of a line extending southwesterly from F1R 4 sec 33 ft. (located at the tip of the jetty at the southern entrance to East Rockaway Inlet) to Buoy RW "ER" Mo (A) BELL and thence continuing northwesterly to the southeasternmost end of the southeasternmost apartment building of Dayton Towers (located at 7400 Shore Front Parkway, Arverne, local names and local landmarks) is in such sanitary condition that the shellfish thereon may be taken for use as food, and such area is designated as certified.

image of All that area of the Atlantic Ocean within the three-mile New York State jurisdictional limit

Note: All reference points in this section, except local landmarks and local names, are taken from NOAA Nautical Chart No. 12326, 38th Ed., Feb. 22, 1986.

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§41.2 Shellfish Lands in Nassau County

Towns Listed In Alphabetical Order.

Hempstead

North Hempstead

Oyster Bay (North Shore)

Oyster Bay (South Shore)

Subdivision (b) The following shellfish lands in Nassau County are in such sanitary condition that shellfish thereon shall not be taken for use as food and such lands are designated as uncertified areas.

(1) Town of Hempstead.

Jamaica Bay
Hempstead Bay
Atlantic Ocean
South Oyster Bay
Zachs Bay

(i) Jamaica Bay. All of Jamaica Bay and its tributaries lying within the Town of Hempstead.

(ii) Hempstead Bay.

***For current information about temporary closures of shellfish lands please refer to: http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/7765.html

(a) All that area of the Atlantic Ocean, East Rockaway Inlet, Reynolds Channel and tributaries lying northerly and within the boundaries of a line extending southwesterly from Fl R 4 sec 33 ft. (located at the tip of the jetty at the southern entrance to East Rockaway Inlet) to Buoy RW "ER" Mo (A) BELL and thence continuing northwesterly to the southeasternmost end of the southeasternmost apartment building of Dayton Towers (located at 7400 Shore Front Parkway, Arverne, local names and local landmarks); and all that area of Reynolds Channel and tributaries.

(b) All that area of Reynolds Channel, Hempstead Bay, Sloop Channel, Jones Inlet and all other bays, creeks, canals and tributaries located west of the southbound lanes of the Meadowbrook State Parkway and lying west and north of a line extending southwesterly from the southbound lanes of the Fundy Channel Bridge of Meadowbrook Parkway connecting the southeast tip of Pettit Marsh to West Crow Island; and continuing to the easternmost point of land of High Meadow Island; and continuing southerly to the northwestern base of the Loop Parkway Bridge at the easternmost point of land at Alder Island; and continuing along the northwestern shoreline of Alder Island to the southbound lanes of the Loop Parkway Bridge; and continuing along the southern shore of Alder Island east of the Loop parkway bridge to the orange marker located 600' north of the easternmost boundary of the Town of Hempstead Conservation waterways East Marina; and west of a line extending southerly from said marker to the easternmost point of land on the eastern boundary of the Town of Hempstead Conservation Waterways East Marina at Point Lookout.

image of shellfish closures in Middle Bay, Town of Hempstead

***(also see: Hempstead Conditional Program B - winter program) That portion of Middle Bay designated as a conditional area remains uncertified when there is no conditional program in effect, and during any period when the conditional program is in the "closed" status.

(c) All that area of East Bay, Hempstead Bay, and tributaries lying northerly of a line extending northwesterly between the westernmost point of land of Great (Low) Island and the southernmost point of land at Whaleneck Point.

***(also see: Hempstead Conditional Program A - fall/spring program) That portion of East Bay designated as a conditional area remains uncertified when there is no conditional program in effect, and during any period when the conditional program is in the "closed" status.

(d) All that area of East Bay and all other bays, creeks, canals and tributaries lying north and west of a line extending southwesterly from the southernmost tip of Whaleneck Point to the northernmost tip of Big Crow Island at Ned's Creek and continuing along the western shore of Big Crow Island and continuing to the southwestern corner of the Fundy Channel Bridge of the Meadowbrook Parkway on West Crow Island.

image of shellfish closures in Middle Bay, Town of Hempstead

(e) All that area of East Bay and all other bays, creeks, canals and tributaries lying east and within the boundaries of a line extending southerly from the westernmost point of land at Big Crow Island at Neds Creek to the southwestern corner of the Fundy Channel Bridge of the Meadowbrook Parkway on West Crow Island, and north of a line extending easterly from the southwestern corner of the Fundy Channel Bridge of the Meadowbrook Parkway on West Crow Island to the northwestern tip of the Sloop Channel Bridge of the Wantagh State Parkway connecting Green Island with Jones Beach State Park, and west of a line extending northerly along the western shoreline of Green Island to the southwestern tip of the Goose Creek Bascule Bridge of the Wantagh State Parkway connecting Green Island with Great (Low) Island, and south of a line extending westerly to the westernmost point of land of Big Crow Island on Neds Creek.

(f) During the period May 15th through September 30th, both dates inclusive, all that area of the Short Beach Boat Basin, including entrance channels, lying southerly of Sloop Channel.

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(iii) Atlantic Ocean.

(a) All that area of the Atlantic Ocean and tributaries within the three-mile New York jurisdictional limit, lying westerly of a line originating at the southeasternmost corner of the Silver Gull Club building (located at the foot of and to the west of Beach 193rd Street, at the western limit of Fort Tilden, in Rockaway Point, local landmarks) and extending southeasterly to the tower AMBROSE-HORN (located at the approach to Ambrose Channel), and all that area of the Atlantic Ocean, East Rockaway Inlet, Reynolds Channel and tributaries lying northerly and within the boundaries of a line extending southwesterly from Fl R 4 sec 33 feet (located at the tip of the jetty at the southern entrance to East Rockaway Inlet) to Buoy RW "ER" Mo (A) BELL, and thence continuing northwesterly to the southeasternmost end of the southeasternmost apartment building of Dayton Towers (located at 7400 Shore Front Parkway, Arverne, local names and local landmarks); and all that area of Reynolds Channel and tributaries.

(b) All that area of the Atlantic Ocean lying within a one-half nautical mile distance from any portion of the sewer outfall serving the Cedar Creek Water Pollution Control Plant (local name).

image of the area lying within one-half mile of Cedar Creek Water Pollution Control Plant

***For current information about temporary closures of shellfish lands please refer to: http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/7765.html

(a) All that area of South Oyster Bay, including tributaries, creeks and canals, lying north of a line extending easterly from the northeasternmost point of land of Great Island (west of Great Island Channel and south of The Run) to the southeasternmost point of land of Goose Island (southwest of Massapequa Creek).

***(also see: Hempstead Conditional Program A - fall/spring program) That portion of South Oyster Bay designated as a conditional area (see below) remains uncertified when there is no conditional program in effect, and during any period when the conditional program is in the "closed" status.

(b) During the period December 1 - March 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of South Oyster Bay, including tributaries, creeks and canals, lying northerly of a line extending northeasterly from the northeasternmost end of the Sloop Channel Bridge (fixed bridge connecting the southern end of Green Island with Jones Beach) to the easternmost point of land of the group of islands known as South Line Island, Black Banks Island and Waterhole Island (local names, local landmarks); thence proceeding northerly across Bulkhead Drain to the northeasternmost point of land at Thatch Island (local name, local landmark, located at the eastern end of North Line Island); thence proceeding easterly to the southernmost point of land at West Island.

(c) During the period May 15 - September 30, both dates inclusive, all that area of South Oyster Bay, the State Boat Channel and tributaries lying southerly and westerly of a line extending easterly from the north side of the Sloop Channel Bridge of the Wantagh State Parkway - Jones Beach Causeway (southern tip of Green Island) to the westernmost point of Land at South Line Island; thence proceeding southeasterly to the eastern side of the eastern entrance to Zachs Bay.

(v) Zachs Bay.

(a) During the period May 15 through September 30, both dates inclusive, all that area of Zachs Bay, including tributaries lying southerly of the State Boat Channel.

(b) During the period January 1st through December 31st, both dates inclusive, all that area of Zachs Bay lying westerly of a line extending northerly from the northeasternmost corner of the three-colored brick building with covered patio (located on the southern shore of Zachs Bay and known locally as the "Pavilion," local names, local landmarks), through the adjacent wooden poles located in Zachs Bay to the opposite shoreline.

Note: All reference points, except local landmarks or local names, in the Town of Hempstead are taken from N.O.A.A. Nautical Charts No. 12352, 24th Ed., March 2, 1991 and/or No. 12326, 38th Ed., February 22, 1986.

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(2) Town of Oyster Bay (South Shore).

South Oyster Bay
Atlantic Ocean
Zachs Bay
Tobay Marina
Seaford Harbor Y.C.

(i) South Oyster Bay.

map showing South Oyster Bay shellfish closures

(a) All that area of South Oyster Bay, including tributaries, creeks and canals, lying north of a line extending easterly from the northeasternmost point of land of Great Island (west of Great Island Channel and south of The Run) to the southeasternmost point of land of Goose Island (southwest of Massapequa Creek); thence continuing easterly to a point of intersection located 900 yards southeast of Unqua Point (Nassau Shores), immediately north of Old Winnehook Channel (local name); and continuing easterly to a point of intersection located 900 yards southwest of Bergen Point (Great South Bay, Town of Babylon).

***(also see: South Oyster Bay Conditional Program) That portion of South Oyster Bay designated as a conditional area (see below) remains uncertified when there is no conditional program in effect, and during any period when the conditional program is in the "closed" status.

(b) During the period December 1 - March 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of South Oyster Bay, including tributaries, creeks and canals, lying northerly and westerly of a line extending northeasterly from the north side of the Sloop Channel Bridge (fixed bridge connecting the southern end of Green Island with Jones Beach) to the easternmost point of land of the group of islands known as South Line Island, Black Banks Island and Water Hole Island (local names, local landmarks); thence proceeding northerly across Bulkhead Drain to the northeasternmost point of land at Thatch Island (local landmark, located at the eastern end of North Line Island); thence proceeding easterly to southernmost point of land at West Island; and thence proceeding northeasterly to the northernmost point of land at Sand Island (Helicopter Island, immediately east of the Amityville Cut).

(c) During the period May 15 - September 30, both dates inclusive, all that area of South Oyster Bay, the State Boat Channel and tributaries lying southerly and westerly of a line extending easterly from the north side of the Sloop Channel Bridge of the Wantagh State Parkway - Jones Beach Causeway (southern tip of Green Island) to the westernmost point of Land at South Line Island; thence proceeding southeasterly to the eastern side of the eastern entrance to Zachs Bay.

(ii) Atlantic Ocean.

All that area of the Atlantic Ocean lying within a one-half nautical mile distance of any portion of the sewer outfall line serving the Cedar Creek Water Pollution Control Plant, the location of which is indicated as "outfall" on Nautical Charts No. 12352 and No. 12326 referenced below (see Note).

(iii) Zachs Bay.

(a) During the period May 15 through September 30, both dates inclusive, all that area of Zachs Bay, including tributaries, lying southerly of the State Boat Channel.

(b) During the period January 1 through December 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of Zachs Bay, lying westerly of a line extending northerly from the northeasternmost corner of the three colored brick building with covered patio (located on the southern shore of Zachs Bay and known locally as the "Pavilion" local names, local landmarks), through the adjacent wooden poles located in Zachs Bay to the opposite shoreline.

(iv) Tobay Marina-Boat Basin (local name).

(a) All that area of Tobay Heading (local name) and its tributaries in the western boat basin of the Town of Oyster Bay Tobay Marina.

(b) During the period May 15 through September 30, both dates inclusive, all that area of the eastern boat basin at the Town of Oyster Bay Tobay Marina (local name) and its tributaries.

(v) ***Seaford Harbor Yacht Club. During the period May 15 through September 30, both dates inclusive, all that area of the marina - boat basin, including entrance channel, serving the Seaford Harbor Yacht Club (located between Tobay Marina and the marina - boat basin at West Gilgo).

Note: All reference points, except local landmarks or local names, in the Town of Oyster Bay (South Shore) are taken from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Nautical Charts No. 12352, 24th Edition, dated March 2, 1991 and/or No. 12326, 38th Edition, dated February 22, 1986.

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(3) Town of North Hempstead.

(i) Long Island Sound.

North Hempstead shellfish closures

(a) All that area of Long Island Sound, including tributaries, lying northerly and westerly of a line extending northeasterly from the northernmost point of land at Prospect Point to the northernmost point of land at Matinecock Point; and, thence continuing in a northeasterly direction on a true bearing North 18 degrees East (magnetic bearing North 30 degrees East) from Matinecock Point to the New York-Connecticut State boundary.

(b) All tributaries of Long Island Sound between Matinecock Point and Middle Chimney west of Oak Neck Point (local names, local landmarks).

(ii) Hempstead Harbor.

(a) All that area of Hempstead Harbor, including tributaries, lying southerly of a line extending northeasterly from the westernmost chimney on the seaward side of the large brown house (situated on the bluff within Sands Point Park and Preserve) located approximately 1300 yards northwesterly of Mott Point, to the western end of the rock jetty at Red Spring Point, on the opposite eastern shoreline, and then continuing along the northeasterly side of said jetty to the shore. Said jetty forms the northern enclosure of the private marina serving The Legend Yacht and Beach Club Community on Pembroke Drive, Glen Cove (local names, local landmarks).

(b) All that area of East Creek (the tidal creek and wetlands) located southerly of Prospect Point.

(c) All that area of West Pond and outer Hempstead Harbor lying southerly and easterly of a line extending northerly from the westernmost end of the rock jetty, located southerly of the mouth of West Pond, to the westernmost end of the rock jetty with adjacent wooden walkway, located on Dosoris Island, northerly of the mouth of West Pond (local names, local landmarks).

(d) All that area of Hempstead Harbor lying within 250 yards of the seaward end of the rock jetty at the City of Glen Cove's Crescent Beach at the foot of Crescent Beach Road, on the eastern shore of Hempstead Harbor (local names, local landmarks).

(iii) Dosoris Pond. All that area of Dosoris Pond.

(iv) Frost Creek. All that area of Frost Creek and all that area of Long Island Sound within 400 yards in all directions of the northernmost end of the jetty located on the eastern side of the entrance to Frost Creek.

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(4) Town of Oyster Bay (North Shore).

(i) Long Island Sound.

(a) All that area of Long Island Sound, including tributaries, lying northerly and westerly of a line extending northeasterly from the northernmost point of land at Prospect Point to the northernmost point of land at Matinecock Point; and, thence continuing in a northeasterly direction on a true bearing North 18 degrees East (magnetic bearing North 30 degrees East) from Matinecock Point to the New York-Connecticut State boundary.

(b) All tributaries of Long Island Sound between Matinecock Point and Middle Chimney west of Oak Neck Point (local names, local landmarks).

(ii) Hempstead Harbor.

(a) All that area of Hempstead Harbor, including tributaries, lying southerly of a line extending northeasterly from the westernmost chimney on the seaward side of the large brown house (situated on the bluff within Sands Point Park and Preserve) located approximately 1300 yards northwesterly of Mott Point, to the western end of the rock jetty at Red Spring Point, on the opposite eastern shoreline, and then continuing along the northeasterly side of said jetty to the shore. Said jetty forms the northern enclosure of the private marina serving The Legend Yacht and Beach Club Community on Pembroke Drive, Glen Cove (local names, local landmarks).

(b) All that area of East Creek (the tidal creek and wetlands) located southerly of Prospect Point.

(c) All that area of West Pond and outer Hempstead Harbor lying southerly and easterly of a line extending northerly from the westernmost end of the rock jetty, located southerly of the mouth of West Pond, to the westernmost end of the rock jetty with adjacent wooden walkway, located on Dosoris Island, northerly of the mouth of West Pond (local names, local landmarks).

(d) All that area of Hempstead Harbor lying within 250 yards of the seaward end of the rock jetty at the City of Glen Cove's Crescent Beach at the foot of Crescent Beach Road, on the eastern shore of Hempstead Harbor (local names, local landmarks).

(iii) Dosoris Pond. All that area of Dosoris Pond.

(iv) Frost Creek. All that area of Frost Creek and all that area of Long Island Sound within 400 yards in all directions of the northernmost end of the jetty located on the eastern side of the entrance to Frost Creek.

(v) Oyster Bay Harbor.

(a) All that area, including tributaries, lying southerly of a line extending northwesterly from the northernmost point of land on the west side of the Cove (Oyster Bay Cove), known locally as Weeks Point, to buoy GR "B" (identified locally as JB "B") located in the main channel south of Moses Point and thence continuing westerly to buoy FL G "9" located in the main channel southeast of Brickyard Point, thence continuing southwesterly to the northeasternmost corner of the earth filled bulkhead at Jakobsen's Shipyard (local landmark).

an image of Oyster Bay Harbor Shellfish Closures

(b) All that area, including tributaries, lying south of a line extending northwesterly from the flagpole near the shore at Roosevelt Memorial Park at Oyster Bay (local landmark) to the traffic light located at the intersection of Cleft Road and Shore Drive, Mill Neck (local landmark).

(c) All that area, including tributaries, lying northerly of a line extending westerly form the southernmost tip of Plum Point to the southernmost tip of the dock located in front of the main club house of the Seawanhaka- Corinthian Yacht Club (local landmark).

(d) Oyster Bay Cove.

(1) During the period January 1 through December 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of The Cove, including tributaries, lying southerly of a line extending easterly from the northernmost point of the land at Weeks Point (local name, local landmark) to utility pole "LIL 22" located between Cove Neck Road and the shoreline, at the former site of the Village of Cove Neck police booth, (local names, local landmarks).

(2) During the period May 1 through October 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of The Cove, including tributaries, lying easterly and southerly of a line extending northeasterly from the northernmost point of land at Weeks Point to the southwestern end of the Roosevelt Breakwater (local name, local landmark); and thence continuing along said breakwater to the easterly shoreline at Cove Neck.

***(also see: Oyster Bay Harbor/Oyster Bay Cove Conditional Program) Those portions of Oyster Bay Harbor and Oyster Bay Cove designated as a conditional areas remains uncertified when there is no conditional program in effect, and during any period when the conditional program is in the "closed" status.

(e) During the period May 1 through October 31, both dates inclusive, all that area lying easterly of the Bayville Bridge and northerly and westerly of a line extending northeasterly from the utility pole NYT 99, opposite the foot of The Concourse (a private road into Mill Neck Estates) and located between West Shore Road and the concrete seawall adjacent to the shoreline, to the southwesternmost corner of the fixed wooden dock, west of the boat launching ramp, at the Village of Bayville Beach, on West Harbor Drive (local names, local landmarks).

(vi) Mill Neck Creek (Mill Neck Bay). All that area, including tributaries lying westerly of the Bascule Bridge which connects the Villages of Mill Neck and Bayville (local names).

(vii) Cold Spring Harbor.

(a) All that area including tributaries south and east of a line extending southerly from the seaward end of the dock serving the Cold Spring Harbor Beach Club (local landmark) to the western extremity of the white house located on the shoreline immediately west of Cold Spring Beach (local landmark).

(b) During the period May 1 through October 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of Eel Creek (local name) located at the Sagamore Hill National Historic Site and all that area within 250 yards in any direction of the southeastern corner of the bulkheading surrounding the stand of trees on the northern side of the entrance to the boat basin located immediately south of the Sagamore Hill National Historic Site.

an image of Cold Spring Harbor Shellfish Closures

Note: All reference points, except local landmarks or local names in the Town of Oyster Bay (North Shore) are taken from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Nautical Chart Number 12365, 20th Edition, dated September 2, 1989.

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§41.3 Shellfish Lands in Suffolk County

Towns Listed In Alphabetical Order.

Babylon
Brookhaven (North Shore)
Brookhaven (South Shore)
East Hampton
Huntington
Islip
Riverhead
Shelter Island
Smithtown
Southampton
Southold

Subdivision (b) The following shellfish lands in Suffolk County are in such sanitary condition that shellfish thereon shall not be taken for use as food and such lands are designated as uncertified areas.

(1) Town of Babylon.

Great South Bay
Atlantic Ocean

(i) Great South Bay.

(a) All that area of Great South Bay, including tributaries, creeks and canals, lying north of a line extending southwesterly from the southernmost point of land at Conklin Point (immediately east of the northern end of the twin spans of the Robert Moses Causeway) to light pole number 103 (second aluminum light pole south of the base of the bridge on the west side of the west span, approximately 200 yards south of the base of the bridge and adjacent to the 14th bridge support south of the shoreline on the west span); thence proceeding westerly to the southernmost point of land at Sampawams Point; and, all that area of Great South Bay lying north of a line extending southwesterly from the northern concrete base of the twin spans of the Robert Moses Causeway to a point of intersection located 900 yards southwest of Bergen Point and 900 yards southeast of the mouth of the Neguntatogue Creek; thence proceeding westerly to a point of intersection located 900 yards southeast of Unqua Point (Nassau Shores); thence proceeding westerly to the southeasternmost tip of Goose Island (South Oyster Bay).

an image of Great South Bay - Babylon Shellfish Closures

***(also see: Great South Bay - Babylon Conditional Program) That portion of Great South Bay designated as a conditional area remains uncertified when there is no conditional program in effect, and during any period when the conditional program is in the "closed" status.

(b) During the period December 1 - March 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of Great South Bay and South Oyster Bay, including tributaries, creeks and canals located west of the east side of the Amityville Cut,lying northerly and westerly of a line extending southwesterly from the northernmost point of land at Sand Island (Helicopter Island, immediately east of the Amityville Cut) to the southernmost point of land at West Island(South Oyster Bay), immediately west of Amityville Channel (Winnehook Channel, local name).

(c) During the period May 15 through September 30, both dates inclusive, all that area within the Town of Babylon Cedar Beach Marina (local name), and the Town of Babylon Gilgo Beach Marina (local name), including entrance channels to said marinas.

an image of Gilgo Beach Marina Shellfish Closures

(d) During the period May 15 through September 30, both dates inclusive, all that area of the marina - boat basin at West Gilgo and all that area of Coast Guard Cove (local name) and Hemlock Cove (local name), including entrance channels, lying south of the State Boat Channel.

(e) During the period May 15 through September 30, both dates inclusive, all that area of Great South Bay, including the Oak Island Channel, the State Boat Channel, and the "Lead" (local names), lying southerly and easterly of Oak Island and southerly of a line extending westerly from the westernmost point of land at Seganus Thatch at the former site of the State Channel Marina (local name), to the northernmost point of the bulkhead protecting the residence at number 58 Oak Island (said residence is a yellow, two-story house), continuing southeasterly around the northeast facing shoreline of Oak Island to its easternmost tip and continuing southwesterly to a point located immediately opposite the residence at number 8 Oak Island; and all that area lying easterly of a line extending southerly from the chimney at the western corner of the residence at number 8 Oak Island (said residence is a one-story wood shingle house with a green roof), proceeding southerly across "the Lead" (local name), to utility pole number 468 on the north side of Ocean Parkway, Jones Beach Island; and all that area lying northerly of a line extending easterly from utility pole number 468 to utility pole number 478 on the north side of Ocean Parkway, Jones Beach Island; and all that area lying westerly of a line extending northeasterly across the State Boat Channel to the southernmost point of land at Seganus Thatch, thence proceeding northwesterly along the shoreline to the westernmost point of land at Seganus Thatch.

an image of Great South Bay - Oak Island Shellfish Closures

(ii) Atlantic Ocean. All that area within one-half nautical mile distance from any portion of the sewer outfall pipe serving the water pollution control plant of the Suffolk County Sewer District No. 3, Southwest. The location of said pipe is identified as beginning at a point, 40° 37' 57.5" N and 73° 20' 57.5" W, on Cedar Island Beach and extending southwesterly on a bearing 184° 28' 41" for approximately 4,940 yards to a point, 40° 35' 31.5" N and 73° 21' 12.5" W, and thence extending southwesterly on a bearing 219° 28' 22.6" for approximately 1160 yards to a point, 40° 35' 05" N and 73° 21' 41.2" W.

Note: All reference points, except local names or local landmarks, are taken from N.O.A.A. Nautical Chart No. 12352, 23rd edition, dated November 15, 1986.

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(2) Town of Islip.

Great South Bay
Patchogue Bay

(i) Great South Bay.

(a) All that area of Great South Bay, including tributaries, creeks and canals, lying north of a line extending southwesterly from the southernmost point of land at Conklin Point (immediately east of the northern end of the twin spans of the Robert Moses Causeway) to light pole number 103 (second aluminum light pole south of the base of the bridge on the west side of the west span, approximately 200 yards south of the base of the bridge and adjacent to the 14th bridge support south of the shoreline on the west span); thence proceeding westerly to the southernmost point of land at Sampawams Point; and, all that area of Great South Bay lying north of a line extending southwesterly from the northern concrete base of the twin spans of the Robert Moses Causeway to a point of intersection located 900 yards southwest of Bergen Point and 900 yards southeast of the mouth of the Neguntatogue Creek; thence proceeding westerly to a point of intersection located 900 yards southeast of Unqua Point (Nassau Shores); thence proceeding westerly to the southeasternmost tip of Goose Island (South Oyster Bay).

***(also see: Great South Bay - Babylon/Islip Conditional Program) That portion of Great South Bay designated as a conditional area remains uncertified when there is no conditional program in effect, and during any period when the conditional program is in the "closed" status.

(b) All that area of Great South Bay, including tributaries, creeks, and canals, lying easterly of a line extending southerly from the northernmost point of land at the base of the eastern span of the Robert Moses Causeway to light pole number 60 (sixth aluminum light pole south of the base of the bridge on the east side of the east span); and all that area lying northerly of a line extending easterly from light pole number 60 on the eastern span of Robert Moses Causeway to the southwesternmost corner of the bath house serving the west bathing area at Heckscher State Park (located east of the entrance to the boat basin at Heckscher State Park).

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(c) All that area of Nicoll Bay, Connetquot River, Brickiln Creek (local name) and all tributaries, creeks and canals lying north of a line extending northeasterly between Nicoll Point at the southernmost point of land at Heckscher State Park and a point lying 1830 yards south of the southwestern corner of the town dock at Blue Point Avenue.

(d) During the period May 15th through September 30th, both dates inclusive, all that area lying 500 feet easterly and westerly of the bulkheads forming the entrance to the harbor serving Fire Island Pines and extending 1,000 feet northerly of the entrance to said harbor.

(e) (1) All that area adjacent to the shore of Fire Island at Ocean Beach south of a line extending northeasterly from the northeastern corner of the building housing Maguires Restaurant on Bungalow Walk at Ocean Beach (local landmark) to Channel Buoy C "15" and continuing southeasterly to Channel Buoy C "17", and thence southerly to the water tank at Sea View.

(2) During the period May 15 through September 30, both dates inclusive, all that area of Great South Bay adjacent to Alantique, Ocean Beach and Ocean Bay Park lying east of a line extending northerly from the western side of the entrance of the boat basin at Alantique to the easternmost point of land at East Fire Island; south of a line extending easterly from the easternmost point of land at East Fire Island to Buoy GC "1" (Range Channel); and west of a line extending southeasterly from Buoy GC "1" to the east side of the entrance to the boat basin at Ocean Bay Park.

(f) During the period May 15 through September 30, both dates inclusive, all that area adjacent to Sailors Haven lying within an area extending 1,000 feet northerly of the entrance to the boat basin at Sailors Haven and extending 500 feet easterly and westerly of the entrance to said boat basin.

(g) During the period May 15 through September 30, both dates inclusive, all that area adjacent to Barrett Beach lying within an area extending 1,000 feet northerly of the entrance to the boat basin at Barrett Beach and extending 500 feet easterly and westerly of the entrance to said boat basin.

(h) During the period May 15 through September 30, both dates inclusive, all that area adjacent to Cherry Grove within the boundaries of a line extending northeasterly from the westernmost end of the wooden bulkhead protecting the shoreline at Cherry Grove (local landmark) to Channel Buoy R "4" Fl R 4 sec and then continuing southeasterly to the easternmost end of the wooden bulkhead protecting the shoreline at Cherry Grove (local landmark).

(i) During the period May 15 through September 30, both dates inclusive, all that area within the Town of Islip Marina - Boat Basin (local name), Flynn's Marina - Boat Basin (local name), the Saltaire Marina - Boat Basin (local name), and the Kismet Inn Marina - Boat Basin (local name). Said marina - boat basins are tributaries of Great South Bay along the shoreline of Fire Island.

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(j) During the period May 15 through September 30, both dates inclusive, all that area of Clam Pond (local name) in and adjacent to the Village of Saltaire, lying southerly of a line extending southeasterly from the northernmost corner of the bulkhead protecting the property and residence located at the easternmost end of East Bay Promenade, Saltaire, to the northwesternmost corner of the eastern ferry dock at Fair Harbor; thence proceeding southerly along the eastern side of the dock to the shoreline at Fair Harbor.

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(k) All that area of the marina boat basin, including entrance canal, at Captree State Park.

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(a) All that area of Great South Bay, Patchogue Bay and its tributaries lying northerly of a line extending easterly from the southeast corner of the wooden bulkhead located at the foot of Blue Point Avenue, Blue Point, to the southeastern corner of the southeasternmost residence on Rod Street, approximately 100 yards southeast of the foot of Dunton Avenue, West Bellport (said residence is a two-story house, white brick and light grey shingle with light grey roof

***(also see: Patchogue Bay Conditional Program) That portion of Patchogue Bay designated as a conditional area remains uncertified when there is no conditional program in effect, and during any period when the conditional program is in the "closed" status.

(b) During the period May 1 through December 14, both dates inclusive, all that area of Great South Bay, Patchogue Bay and tributaries within 500 yards in any direction from the foot of Dunton Avenue, West Bellport.

Note: All reference points, except local names or local landmarks are taken from N.O.A.A. Nautical Chart No. 12352, 20th Edition, dated November 27, 1982.

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(3) Town of Brookhaven (South Shore).

Great South Bay
Patchogue Bay
Bellport Bay
Narrow Bay
Moriches Bay

(i) Great South Bay.

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(a) All that area of Nicoll Bay, Connetquot River, Brickiln Creek (local name) and all tributaries, creeks and canals lying northerly of a line extending northeasterly between Nicoll Point at the southernmost point of land at Heckscher State Park and a point lying 1830 yards due south of the southwestern corner of the town dock at Blue Point Avenue.

(b) During the period May 15 through September 30th, both dates inclusive, all that area lying 500 feet easterly and westerly of the bulkheads forming the entrance to the harbor serving Fire Island Pines and extending 1,000 feet northerly of the entrance to said harbor.

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(c) During the period May 15 through September 30, both dates inclusive, all that area adjacent to Sailors Haven lying within an area extending 1,000 feet northerly of the entrance to the boat basin at Sailors Haven and extending 500 feet easterly and westerly of the entrance to said boat basin.

(d) During the period May 15 through September 30, both dates inclusive, all that area adjacent to Barrett Beach lying within an area extending 1,000 feet northerly of the entrance to the boat basin at Barrett Beach and extending 500 feet easterly and westerly of the entrance to said boat basin.

(e) During the period May 15 through September 30, both dates inclusive, all that area adjacent to Davis Park lying within an area extending 1,000 feet northerly of the entrance to the harbor serving Davis Park and extending 500 feet easterly and westerly of the entrance to said harbor.

(f) During the period May 15 through September 30, both dates inclusive, all that area adjacent to Watch Hill lying within an area extending 1,000 feet northerly of the entrance to the harbor serving Watch Hill and extending 500 feet easterly and westerly of the entrance to said harbor.

(g) During the period May 15 through September 30, both dates inclusive, all that area adjacent to Cherry Grove within the boundaries of a line extending northeasterly from the westernmost end of the wooden bulkhead protecting the shoreline at Cherry Grove (local landmark) to Channel Buoy R "4" Fl R 4 sec and then continuing southeasterly to the easternmost end of the wooden bulkhead protecting the shoreline at Cherry Grove (local landmark).

(h) During the period May 15 through September 30, both dates inclusive, all that area within the Town of Islip Marina - Boat Basin (local name), Flynn's Marina - Boat Basin (local name), the Saltaire Marina - Boat Basin (local name), and the Kismet Inn Marina - Boat Basin (local name). Said marina - boat basins are tributaries of Great South Bay along the shoreline of Fire Island.

(i) During the period May 15 through September 30, both dates inclusive, all that area of Clam Pond (local name) in and adjacent to the Village of Saltaire, lying southerly of a line extending southeasterly from the northernmost corner of the bulkhead protecting the property and residence located at the easternmost end of East Bay Promenade, Saltaire, to the northwesternmost corner of the eastern ferry dock at Fair Harbor; thence proceeding southerly along the eastern side of the dock to the shoreline at Fair Harbor.

(ii) Patchogue Bay.

(a) All that area of Great South Bay, Patchogue Bay and its tributaries lying northerly of a line extending easterly from the southeast corner of the wooden bulkhead located at the foot of Blue Point Avenue, Blue Point, to the southeastern corner of the southeasternmost residence on Rod Street, approximately 100 yards southeast of the foot of Dunton Avenue, West Bellport (said residence is a two-story house, white brick and light grey shingle with light grey roof).

***(also see: Patchogue Bay Conditional Program) That portion of Patchogue Bay designated as a conditional area remains uncertified when there is no conditional program in effect, and during any period when the conditional program is in the "closed" status.

(b) During the period May 1 through December 14, both dates inclusive, all that area of Great South Bay, Patchogue Bay and tributaries within 500 yards in any direction from the foot of Dunton Avenue, West Bellport.

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(iii) Bellport Bay.

(a) All that area of Bellport Bay, including tributaries, lying northerly of a line extending northeasterly from the flagstaff serving the Bellport Yacht Club, located at the foot of Bellport Lane in Bellport, to utility pole No. "43BBL", located at the foot of Bay Avenue (Bay Road) at Fireplace Neck (local landmark).

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(b) All that area of Bellport Bay within a 500-foot radius of the flagstaff serving the Bellport Yacht Club located at the foot of Bellport Lane in Bellport.

(c) During the period May 15 through December 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of Bellport Bay, lying north and east of a line extending southeast from the flagstaff serving the Bellport Yacht Club, located at the foot of Bellport Lane in Bellport, to the westernmost point of John Boyle Island and continuing southerly to the northernmost point of land east of the dock at Old Inlet and west of Hospital Island.

(d) All that area of Bellport Bay, Carmans River and tributaries lying northerly of a line extending southeasterly from the Foot of Mott Lane (Gorman Lane), at Fireplace Neck, to the residence at 146 Grandview Drive in Shirley (local landmark, such residence is the southernmost house on the west side of Smith Point).

(e) All that area of Bellport Bay, including Shirley Basin, the entrance to Narrow Bay and tributaries, lying easterly of a line extending due south (magnetic) from the southernmost point of land at Smith Point to the opposite shoreline of the barrier beach.

(f) During the period May 15 through September 30, both dates inclusive, all that area of Bellport Bay within 100 yards in any direction from the marina area docks at Bellport Beach and Old Inlet.

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(iv) Narrow Bay.

(a) During the period January 1st through December 31st, both dates inclusive, all creeks, canals, coves and tributaries, including Shirley Basin, Unchachogue Creek, Johns Neck Creek, Sheeppen Creek (Section 5 Marina), Pattersquash Creek, and Mastic Beach Yacht Club Canal (Section 1 Marina), located along the shoreline between Smith Point and Floyd Point (local names, local landmarks).

(b) During the period January 1st through December 31st, both dates inclusive, all that area of Narrow Bay and its tributaries lying westerly of a line extending southerly from the westernmost point of the landward side of the public fishing dock located at the foot of Cranberry Drive, Mastic Beach (local name, local landmark) to an orange painted wood marker located on the opposite southern shoreline (local landmark).

(c) During the period January 1st through December 31st, both dates inclusive, all that area of Narrow Bay lying northerly of a line extending easterly from the northeastern corner of the residence at 542 Riviera Drive, Mastic Beach (said residence is a two-story structure painted dark green with a tan-colored turret) to the northwestern corner of the residence at 205 Riviera Drive, Mastic Beach (said residence is a pink two-story structure located at the intersection with Locust Drive; local names, local landmarks).

(d) During the period April 15th to December 31st, both dates inclusive, all that area of Narrow Bay and its tributaries lying easterly of a line extending southerly from the westernmost point on the landward side of the public fishing dock located at the foot of Cranberry Drive, Mastic Beach (local landmark) to an orange painted wood marker located on the opposite southern shoreline (local landmark); AND westerly of a line extending southerly from the tip of the gable of the residence at 39 Washington Drive (said residence is located on the western side of the southern foot of Washington Drive, Mastic Beach; local names, local landmarks) to an orange painted wood marker located on the opposite southern shoreline (local landmark).

(v) Moriches Bay.

(a) All that area, including Home Creek, Forge River, Old Neck Creek, Mud Creek, Areskonk Creek, Orchard Neck Creek and all other creeks, canals, rivers and coves, north of a line extending northeasterly from the monument located near the shoreline at the southeastern tip of Forge Point (said monument is a wooden pole painted orange, located approximately 1,000 yards south of the entrance to Home Creek, local landmark) to the foot of Belleview Avenue, Center Moriches (local name).

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(b) All that area of Moriches Bay within 500 feet of the Terrell River mouth and all of the Terrell River.

(c) All that area of Tuthill Cove and tributaries north of a line extending northeasterly from the easternmost tip of Tuthill Point to the cupola located on the roof of the Moriches Coast Guard Station (local landmark).

(d) During the period May 15th through September 30th, both dates inclusive, all that area of Moriches Bay lying within a 600 foot radius in all directions from the southernmost point of land on the rock jetty at the boat basin formerly known as Cerullo Brothers Fishing Station, East Moriches (local name), including all that area of the former Cerullo Brothers Fishing Station, and the boat basin at Tadsen's Fishing Station and Marina (local name) lying approximately 450 feet east of said marina.

(e) During the period May 15th to September 30th, both dates inclusive, all that area lying within 500 feet from any portion of the bulkheading and fixed or floating dock structures at the Town of Brookhaven, Great Gun Beach (local name), and all the adjacent unnamed cove lying approximately 300 yards southwest of the westernmost end of the bulkheading at Great Gun Beach.

(f) During the period January 1st through December 31st, both dates inclusive, all that area, including Hart Cove, Seatuck Cove and all other creeks, canals, rivers and coves, lying north of a line extending northeasterly from the northeastern corner of the residence at #73 Moriches Island Road (said residence is located approximately 100 yards north of the foot of Moriches Island Road, East Moriches, Town of Brookhaven) to the southernmost point of land at Havens Point and thence continuing to the flagpole located at the residence at #39 Basketneck Lane (local landmark; said residence is located approximately 100 yards southeast of the entrance to Fish Creek on the eastern shoreline of Seatuck Cove, Town of Southampton).

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***(also see: Moriches Bay/Seatuck Cove Conditional Program) That portion of Seatuck Cove designated as a conditional area remains uncertified when there is no conditional program in effect, and during any period when the conditional program is in the "closed" status.

(g) During the period May 1 through November 30, both dates inclusive, all that area of Moriches Bay lying north of a line extending northeasterly from the cupola located on the roof of the Moriches Coast Guard Station (located within the Town of Brookhaven) to the foot of Rodgers Lane, Remsenburg (local name, local landmark).

Note: All reference points in the Town of Brookhaven (South Shore) are taken from N.O.A.A. Nautical Chart No. 12352, 22nd Ed., dated May 11, 1985, except as indicated as "local landmark" or "local name".

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(4) Town of Southampton.

Moriches Bay
Quantuck Bay
Shinnecock Bay
Shinnecock Canal
Mecox Bay
Sebonac Creek Complex
Sag Harbor
Peconic River
Flanders Bay
North Sea Harbor
Wooley Pond
Fresh Pond
Mill Creek
Noyac Creek
Cold Spring Pond
Sagaponack Pond

(i) Moriches Bay.

(a) During the period January 1st through December 31st, both dates inclusive, all that area, including Hart Cove, Seatuck Cove and all other creeks, canals, rivers and coves, lying north of a line extending northeasterly from the northeastern corner of the residence at #73 Moriches Island Road (said residence is located approximately 100 yards north of the foot of Moriches Island Road, East Moriches, Town of Brookhaven) to the southernmost point of land at Havens Point and thence continuing to the flagpole located at the residence at #39 Basketneck Lane (local landmark; said residence is located approximately 100 yards southeast of the entrance to Fish Creek on the eastern shoreline of Seatuck Cove, Town of Southampton).

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***(also see: Seatuck Cove Conditional Program) That portion of Seatuck Cove, including tributaries, designated as a conditional area remain uncertified when there is no conditional program in effect, and during any period when the conditional program is in the "closed" status.

(b) During the period May 1 through November 30, both dates inclusive, all that area of Moriches Bay lying north of a line extending northeasterly from the cupola located on the roof of the Moriches Coast Guard Station (located within the Town of Brookhaven) to the foot of Rodgers Lane, Remsenburg (local name, local landmark).

(c) All that area of Moriches Bay within a 500 foot radius of the southernmost point of the westernmost breakwater protecting the entrance canal serving the "Westhampton Yacht Squadron", Remsenburg (local name, local landmark).

(d) All other creeks, canals and rivers located along the shoreline between the foot of Remsen Lane, Remsenburg, and the Bascule Bridge at Potunk Point (local names, local landmark).

(e) During the period May 1 through November 30, both dates inclusive, all that area of Moriches Bay north of a line extending easterly from the southeastern most tip of Speonk Point to the easternmost chimney of the residence located at #285 Fiske Avenue, Westhampton Beach (said residence is a white two story house with a red tiled roof and two large chimneys, local name, local landmark).

(f) All that area of Speonk Cove, Speonk River and other tributaries north of a line extending northeasterly from the southeastern most tip of Speonk Point to the gazebo located near the shoreline at the foot of Jagger Lane, Tanner Neck (local name, local landmark).

(g) All that area, including tributaries, north of a line extending easterly from the southernmost tip of land at Tanners Neck to the easternmost chimney of the residence located at #285 Fiske Avenue, Westhampton Beach (said residence is a white two story house with a red tile roof and two large chimneys, local name, local landmark).

(h) During the period May 1 through November 30, both dates inclusive, all that area of Moriches Bay lying east of a line extending south from the easternmost chimney of the residence located at #285 Fiske Avenue, Westhampton Beach (said residence is a white two story house with a red tiled roof and two large chimneys) to the top of the conical shaped building of the "Le Ronde Beach Club", #297 Dune Road, Westhampton Beach (local names, local landmarks).

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(ii) Quantuck Bay.

(a) During the period April 1st through December 14th (both dates inclusive), all that area, including tributaries, of Moneybogue Bay (local name), Quantuck Canal, Quantuck Bay and Quogue Canal lying easterly of the bascule bridge located at the southern foot of Jessup Lane (local name), Westhampton Beach and westerly of the bascule bridge located at the southern foot of Post Lane (local name), Quogue.

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(b) During the period December 15th through March 31st (both dates inclusive), all that area, including tributaries, of Quantuck Creek lying northerly of Montauk Highway; Aspatuck Creek (local name) lying northerly of Main Street (local name), Westhampton Beach; the Boat Basin at Westhampton Beach, including the canal leading to it from Moneybogue Bay (local name), lying northerly of a line extending due east and west (magnetic) across the canal and passing through buoy Fl R "6"; the creeks and canals at Westhampton Beach, Quiogue and Quogue lying easterly of the northern foot of the bascule bridge located at the southern foot of Jessup Lane (local name) and westerly of the western entrance to Penniman Creek, except Quantuck Canal, Quogue Canal, Quantuck Bay and the certified portions of Quantuck Creek and Aspatuck Creek (local name).

(iii) Shinnecock Bay.

(a) Except as otherwise described in this subparagraph, all creeks and canals located along the shoreline of Shinnecock Bay and Tiana Bay at Quogue, East Quogue, Pine Neck, West Tiana, Tiana, Springville and Ponquogue.

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(b) All that area of Penniman Creek and tributaries lying northerly and westerly of a line extending northeasterly from the southeastern end of the dock serving the Shinnecock Yacht Club to the southwestern end of the dock located on the opposite eastern shoreline and serving the Brennan residence (1985) (local landmarks and local names).

(c) All that area of Stone Creek and tributaries lying northerly and westerly of a line extending northerly from the eastern end of the dock located on the southern shoreline at the mouth of Stone Creek and serving the residence, known locally as the "Anchorage" (1993) at 25 Bay Road, to the flagpole located at the residence, 19 Stone Lane (1993), located on the northern shoreline (local names and local landmarks).

(d) All that area of Phillips Creek and tributaries lying northerly and westerly of a line extending northeasterly from the flagpole located at 27 Old Point Road (1993) on the southern shoreline, to the flagpole at 28 Sunset Avenue located on the opposite northern shoreline (local names and local landmarks) (1993).

(e) All that area of Weesuck Creek and its tributaries lying northerly of a line extending northeasterly from the northeasternmost corner of the bulkheaded town pier and ramp at the foot of Bay Avenue, in East Quogue (local names and local landmarks) to the unnamed point of land on the western shore of Pine Neck, on a bearing 60 degrees magnetic (46 degrees true).

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(f) All that area of Tiana Bay and tributaries lying northerly of a line extending easterly from the southernmost end of the bulkhead protecting the shoreline at the Siclari and Messina residence (1985), 39 West Tiana Road to the westernmost end of the sandspit extending from the opposite eastern shoreline (local names and local landmark).

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(1) All that area of Tiana Bay within a 250 yard radius of the inlet to Carter Creek. The inlet to Carter Creek is located approximately 1,300 yards north of Pine Neck Point.

(g) All that area of Smith Creek and tributaries lying northerly of a line extending easterly from the northeastern end of the white painted dock (located on the western shoreline of Smith Creek and serving the Bucci residence [1985] 21 East Point Lane) to the southern end of the Gilgan residence (1985) located on the opposite eastern shoreline on Oak Lane (local names and local landmarks).

(h) During the period May 1st through November 30th (both dates inclusive) all that area, including tributaries of Heady Creek, lying north of a line extending easterly from the northeast corner of the peaked roof of the beige Shinnecock Indian Reservation, old hatchery building, to a red brick chimney of a two- story residence at 509 Captains Neck Lane, known locally as "Colonnades", on the opposite shoreline (said residence is a two-story structure with natural wood shingled siding and a natural wood shingled roof) (1993).

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(i) During the period May 1st through November 30th (both dates inclusive) all that area including tributaries of Taylor Creek lying northeast of a line extending southeasterly from the southernmost tip of land on the eastern side of Heady Creek, to a white brick chimney on a grey shingled, one story residence at 501 Meadow Lane, in the village of Southampton.

(j) During the period May 15th through October 15th (both dates inclusive), all that area of Old Fort Pond lying southwest of a line extending southeasterly from the northern side of the bulkheaded boat ramp at the Southampton Yacht Club (local name) to the easternmost end of the fixed marina dock, thence continuing southwesterly to the southernmost end of the bulkhead serving said marina.

(k) During the period May 15th through October 15th (both dates inclusive), all that area of Old Fort Pond lying south of a line extending easterly from the wooden jetty at the residence located at 64 Little Neck Road, to a point 100 feet east of the northern fixed T-dock at Sherry and Joe Corr's, Best Boat Works (local name, local landmark), extending southerly to a point 100 feet east of the southern fixed T-dock and thence continuing westerly to the end of the wooden bulkhead serving said marina.

(l) During the period May 15th through October 15th (both dates inclusive), all that area of Old Fort Pond lying northwesterly of a line extending southwesterly from the eastern end of a bulkheaded pier just north of the "Club on the Bay" Condominiums (local name), on Little Neck Road, to the southernmost end of the bulkhead serving said condominium complex.

(m) All that area of Shinnecock Bay lying southeast of a line extending northeasterly from the rock pile on the western end of the Shinnecock Bay Commercial Fishing Station (local name, local landmark), to the U.S. Coast Guard Channel Buoy "4" R, continuing northeast to the Shinnecock Inlet Buoy "2" Fl R 4 sec and extending southwesterly to the northern end of the western jetty of Shinnecock Inlet.

(n) All that area of Daves Creek (East Quogue), lying within a 700 foot radius in all directions from the easternmost point of the fixed dock located at the residence at 69 Little Pine Lane (said residence is two-stories, half brick-half painted, with ornate white railings); and, all that area lying west of a line extending northerly from the easternmost point of land at Hampton Point (local name) to the foot of Walker Avenue, north of the inlet to Daves Creek.

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(iv) Shinnecock Canal.

(a) All that area, including boat basins, marinas and all other tributaries, lying southerly of a line extending northeasterly from the tip of the rock jetty located at the western entrance to the Shinnecock Canal in Great Peconic Bay to the tip of the rock jetty (located at the eastern entrance to the Shinnecock Canal in Great Peconic Bay); and all that area including boat basins and marinas and all other tributaries lying northerly of a line extending easterly from the southeastern end of the fuel dock serving Corr's Mariner's Cove to the southernmost end of the bulkhead protecting the shoreline at Jackson's Marina (local name and local landmarks).

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Note: All reference points, except local landmarks and local names in Moriches Bay, Quantuck Bay, Shinnecock Bay and Shinnecock Canal in the Town of Southampton are taken from N.O.A.A. Nautical Chart No. 12352, 21st Ed., dated November 12, 1983.

(v) Mecox Bay.

(a) During the period December 1st through April 30th, both dates inclusive, all that area of Mecox Bay, including tributaries, lying north and west of a line extending northeasterly from the southeasternmost corner of the residence at 97 Cobb Isle (said residence is a two-story, white painted house with two, second-story, circular windows and two closely- spaced chimney flue pipes) to the southeastern end of Bay Avenue, on the opposite, eastern shoreline; and all that area of Sams Creek and Swan Creek, lying easterly of a line extending northerly from the northwest corner of the residence at 168 Dune Road (said residence is a two-story, flat roofed, white house with large ornamental, circular openings) to an orange marker located at the western entrance to Swan Creek; and all that area of Burnett Creek, Channel Pond, and the unnamed creeks between Bay Avenue and Swan Creek, along the northeastern shoreline of Mecox Bay.

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(b) During the period May 1st through November 30th, both dates inclusive, all of Mecox Bay and its tributaries.

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(vi) Sebonac Creek Complex. During the period May 1st through November 30th (both dates inclusive), all that area of the Sebonac Creek Complex including Bullhead Bay, Little Sebonac Creek, West Cove Creek, Scallop Pond and its tributaries.

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(vii) Sag Harbor.

(a) All that area, including tributaries, lying westerly of a line extending northwesterly along the breakwater located at the entrance to Sag Harbor (local landmark) and thence continuing northerly from the northern end of the breakwater to the northeasternmost extremity of the timber bulkhead protecting the shoreline adjacent to 28 East Harbor Drive, North Haven (local landmark); and easterly of the westernmost portions of the fixed bridge connecting North Haven Peninsula and Sag Harbor (local landmark).

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(b) During the period May 15th through October 31st (both dates inclusive), all that area of Sag Harbor, Sag Harbor Cove and the Redwood Canal (local name), including tributaries, lying northerly of Redwood Road and southerly of a line extending easterly from the "wooden pole jetty" protecting the eastern side of the Redwood Boat Basin boat launching ramp to the northwestern end of the easternmost floating dock of the Ship-Ashore Marina (local names and local landmarks).

(c) During the period May 15th through October 31st (both dates inclusive) all that area of Sag Harbor Cove, including tributaries lying easterly of a line extending northeasterly from the eastern end of the Villas at Sag Harbor condominiums (local name and local landmark) to the southwestern end of the dock serving the P. Sutphen residence. (The Sutphen residence is a white painted house [1985] and is the first house on the west side of Ferry Road, North Haven, northerly of the fixed bridge connecting North Haven Peninsula and Sag Harbor, local names and local landmarks.)

(d) All that area of Paynes Creek, including tributaries, lying westerly of a line extending northerly from utility pole NYT 11 (said utility pole is the northernmost utility pole on the eastern side of Whitney Road, local name and local landmarks) to a wooden pole painted orange (located on the opposite northern shoreline, local landmark).

(e) All that area of Upper Sag Harbor Cove including tributaries lying south of a line extending easterly from the easternmost point of land at Bluff Point to the western end of the fixed wooden dock of the residence at 15 Greene Street, a one-story natural wood shingled home, located at the foot of and on the south side of Greene Street (local names, local landmarks).

***(also see: Paynes Creek and Upper Sag Harbor Cove Conditional Program) Those portions of Paynes Creek and Upper Sag Harbor Cove designated as conditional areas remain uncertified when there is no conditional program in effect, and during any period when the conditional program is in the "closed" status.

Note: All reference points in Sag Harbor in the Town of Southampton taken from N.O.A.A. Nautical Chart No. 12358 dated December 1, 1984, except as indicated as "local names" and "local landmarks."

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(viii) Peconic River.

(a) All waters of the Peconic River and its tributaries within the Town of Southampton.

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(ix) Flanders Bay.

(a) All that area of Reeves Bay including tributaries.

(b) All that area of Flanders Bay including tributaries lying westerly and northerly of a line extending northeasterly from the northernmost tip of Goose Creek Point exposed at mean high water to the southernmost tip of Simmons Point exposed at mean high water.

(c) All that area, including tributaries of Goose Creek, Birch Creek and Mill Creek.

***(also see: Reeves Bay, Birch Creek and Mill Creek Conditional Program) Those portions of Reeves Bay, Birch Creek and Mill Creek designated as conditional areas remain uncertified when there is no conditional program in effect, and during any period when the conditional program is in the "closed" status.

(d) During the period May 1 through November 30, both dates inclusive, all that area of Hubbard Creek including tributaries.

(e) All creeks, canals and other tributaries located along the northern shoreline of Flanders Bay between Simmons Point and Miamogue Point.

Note: All reference points, except local landmarks and local names, in the Peconic River, Reeves Bay, Flanders Bay, Great Peconic Bay and tributaries are taken from N.O.A.A. Nautical Charts No. 12358, 14th Ed., dated July 10, 1982.

(x) North Sea Harbor.

(a) During the period from January 1st through December 31st (both dates inclusive):

(1) All that area of Alwewife Creek (local name) and North Sea Harbor lying south and west of a line extending southeasterly from the northeasternmost point of land at Conscience Point, to the easternmost end of the bulkhead located at 319 Noyack Road, a two-story, wood shingled residence with three flag poles and a gambrel roof on an unnamed point of land, west of the entrance to Fish Cove (local names, local landmarks) and, all that area of North Sea Harbor lying east of a line extending northerly from the easternmost end of the bulkhead located at 319 Noyack Road to the southernmost point of land located at the residence of 102 Towd Point Road, on the opposite shoreline. The residence is 2-story and light in color, with a stand of trees between the shoreline and the residence.

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(2) All that area of Turtle Cove (local name) lying east of a line extending southerly from a monument on the northern shore of Davis Creek (local name), immediately west of Turtle Cove, to a monument on the southern shore of Davis Creek.

(3) All that area of Fish Cove (local name) and tributaries, including the unnamed creek connecting North Sea Harbor and Fish Cove.

(4) All that area of Davis Creek (local name) lying east of a line extending southeasterly, from the westernmost footbridge that provides foot access to Little Peconic Bay (located in the vicinity of the residence at 40D Cedar Crest Road), and all that area lying west of line extending southerly from a monument located on the northern shore of Davis Creek, immediately west of Turtle Cove (local name), to a monument located on the southern shore of Davis Creek.

***(also see: North Sea Harbor/Fish Cove Conditional Program) Those portions of North Sea Harbor and Fish Cove, including tributaries, designated as conditional areas remain uncertified when there are no conditional programs in effect, and during any period when the conditional programs are in the "closed" status.

(b) During the period May 1st through November 30th (both dates inclusive):

(1) All that area of Davis Creek (local name) lying west of a line extending southeasterly, at the westernmost footbridge that provides foot access to Little Peconic Bay (located in the vicinity of the residence at 40D Cedar Crest Road) and continuing towards the Towd Point Road Bridge, including the entrance of said creek.

Note: All reference points in North Sea Harbor in the Town of Southampton taken from N.O.A.A. Nautical Chart No. 12358 dated December 1, 1984, except as indicated as "local names" and "local landmarks".

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(xi) Wooley Pond. During the period May 1st through November 30th (both dates inclusive) all that area of Wooley Pond and its tributaries.

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(xii) Fresh Pond. All that area of Fresh Pond and its tributaries and all that area of Little Peconic Bay within 600 feet of the mouth of Fresh Pond.

(xiii) Mill Creek. During the period April 1st through December 14th (both dates inclusive) all that area of Mill Creek. Special Note: Mill Creek is a tributary of Noyack Bay.

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(xiv) Noyac Creek. During the period May 1st through November 30th (both dates inclusive) all that area of Noyac Creek lying southerly of a line extending southwesterly from the southwesternmost point of land on Clam Island to the opposite shoreline located at Morton National Wildlife Refuge in Noyack.

(xv) Cold Spring Pond.

(a) During the period May 15th through October 15th (both dates inclusive), all that area of Cold Spring Pond within the Lobster Inn Boat Basin (local names, local landmark), lying northwest of a line extending northeasterly along the fixed wooden dock of the Lobster Inn Restaurant to the opposite shoreline, and all that area lying southeast of a line extending southwesterly from the northwesternmost point of land on the unnamed peninsula bordering the northeastern side of the cove, continuing southwesterly to the opposite shoreline (adjacent to the Lobster Inn Restaurant).

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(b) During the period January 1st through December 31st (both dates inclusive), all that area of the Lobster Inn Boat Basin lying southeast of a line extending northeasterly along the fixed wooden dock of the Lobster Inn Restaurant to the opposite shoreline.

(c) During the period May 1st through November 30th, both dates inclusive, all that area of Cold Spring Pond lying northeast of a line extending southeasterly from an orange marker located on the northern shoreline in the northeastern corner of the pond to another orange marker located on the eastern shoreline adjacent to Shrubland Road.

(xvi) All that area of Sagaponack Pond, a brackish embayment and its tributaries, including any inlet when open to the Atlantic Ocean.

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(5) Town of East Hampton.

Sag Harbor
Montauk Harbor
Oyster Pond
Three Mile Harbor
Hog Creek
Fresh Pond
Napeague Bay
Northwest Harbor
Northwest Creek
Accabonac Harbor
Georgica Pond

(i) Sag Harbor.

(a) All that area, including tributaries, lying westerly of a line extending northwesterly along the breakwater located at the entrance to Sag Harbor (local landmark) and thence continuing northerly from the northern end of the breakwater to the northeasternmost extremity of the timber bulkhead protecting the shoreline adjacent to 28 East Harbor Drive, North Haven (local landmark); and easterly of the westernmost portions of the fixed bridge connecting North Haven Peninsula and Sag Harbor (local landmark).

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Note: All reference points in Sag Harbor in the Town of East Hampton taken from N.O.A.A. Nautical Chart No. 12358 dated July 9, 2011, except as indicated as "local landmarks." N.O.A.A. charts are available from N.O.A.A.

(ii) Montauk Lake (Montauk Harbor).

(a) All that area lying south of a line extending easterly from the flashing red light on the jetty on the western side of the entrance to Montauk Harbor (Lake Montauk) to the flashing green light on the jetty on the eastern side of the entrance to said harbor; and all that area, including tributaries, northerly of the causeway to Star Island and a line extending easterly from the flag tower at the U.S. Coast Guard Station on Star Island to the southernmost extremity of the dock serving Deep Water Seafood, Inc. (local landmark) and located on the eastern shore of Montauk Harbor (Lake Montauk).

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(b) During the period April 1st through December 14th (both dates inclusive), all that area of Montauk Lake and tributaries lying southerly of a line extending easterly from the highest point of the stone chimney (serving the Rispoli residence, 80 Old West Lake Drive) to the northwestern end of northernmost wooden jetty extending from the shoreline at Bridgeford Colony (local landmarks, local name).

(c) During the period May 15th through October 15th (both dates inclusive), all that area of Montauk Harbor (Montauk Lake) lying south of a line extending easterly from the flag tower at the U.S Coast Guard Station on Star Island to the southernmost extremity of the dock serving Deep Water Seafood, Inc. (local name, local landmark), on the western shore and northwest of a line extending northeasterly from the white flagpole located on the shoreline of the P. Kalikow residence (local name), off Star Island Drive, to a white flagpole at 395 East Lake Drive on the opposite shoreline (local landmark).

(d) During the period May 15th through October 15th (both dates inclusive), all that area of Montauk Harbor (Montauk Lake) at the Montauk Lake Marina and Club (local name, local landmark) lying east of a line extending southeasterly from a point 100 yards northwesterly of the main fixed dock to the southwesternmost end of that same fixed dock, continuing southeasterly along the fixed T- dock to its southeasternmost end and continuing in an easterly direction, 100 yards southeast of the innermost end of the floating T-dock.

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(iii) Oyster Pond. All that area of Oyster Pond and tributaries.

Note: All reference points, except local landmarks and local names in Montauk Lake (Montauk Harbor) in the Town of East Hampton are taken from National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration Nautical Chart No. 13205, 25th Ed., dated January 12, 1980.

(iv) Three Mile Harbor.

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(a) During the period May 1st through November 30th (both dates inclusive), all that area of Three Mile Harbor within a 500 foot radius in all directions of the entrance to the East Hampton Point Marina(located on the eastern shoreline at 295 Three Mile Harbor Road) and extending across the entrance into the Maidstone Harbor/Maidstone Marina Boat Basin, locally known as Duck Creek, located approximately 50 feet north of the East Hampton Point Marina.

(b) All that area of the Maidstone Harbor/Maidstone Marina Boat Basin, locally known as Duck Creek, lying east of a line extending northerly from the landward end of the northern wave break wall of the East Hampton Point Marina, including the entrance leading into the harbor.

(c) During the period from May 1st through November 30th (both dates inclusive), all that area of Three Mile Harbor within a 500 foot radius in all directions of the entrance to Shagwong Marina (local name), located on the eastern shoreline of Three Mile Harbor Road.

(d) During the period from May 1st through November 30th (both dates inclusive), all that area of Three Mile Harbor and tributaries lying southeast of a line extending northeasterly from the northeasternmost point of land on the peninsula located at the western side of the entrance into "Head of the Harbor" (local name), at the southern end of Three Mile Harbor and continuing to the western terminus of Breeze Hill Road, and lying north of a line extending northeasterly from the northernmost corner of the residence located at 5 South Pond Road on the western shoreline, to the northern side of the entrance of an unnamed creek on the opposite eastern shoreline (the entrance to this creek is located approximately 350 feet northwest of the entrance to Gardiner's Marina).

(e) All that area of "Head of the Harbor" (local name) at the southern end of Three Mile Harbor, lying south of a line extending northeasterly from the northernmost corner of the residence located at 5 South Pond road on the western shoreline, to the northern side of entrance of an unnamed creek on the opposite eastern shoreline (the entrance to this creek is located approximately 350 feet northwest of the entrance to Gardiner's Marina).

(f) All that area of Hands Creek, including tributaries, lying west of a line extending northerly from an orange marker located on the southern side of the Hands Creek entrance channel to the opposite shoreline; and, during the period May 1st through November 30th, both dates inclusive, all that area within a 500 foot radius in all directions of the entrance to Hands Creek.

(g) During the period May 15th through October 15th (both dates inclusive), all that area of Three Mile Harbor lying southeast of a line extending southwesterly from the northeasternmost point of land at the entrance of the cove harboring the Sunset Cove Marina (local name) to the opposite shoreline serving the inlet.

(h) During the period May 15th through October 15th (both dates inclusive), all that area of Three Mile Harbor lying southerly of a line extending westerly from Harborview Lane (local name) and continuing to the opposite shoreline on Sedge Island (local name, local landmark) and easterly of a line extending northerly from the northwesternmost point of the bulkhead serving the Town of East Hampton, Town Dock (local name) and parking area, to the southernmost end of Sedge Island on the opposite shoreline.

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(v) Hog Creek.

Hog Creek map

(a) During the period May 1st through November 30th (both dates inclusive), all that area of Hog Creek, including tributaries, lying easterly of a line extending southeasterly from the flagpole (located near the east side of the entrance to Hog Creek) on the property of the Clearwater Beach Property Owners Association, Inc. (local landmarks, local name) to the western end of the dock serving the residence at No. 152 Water Hole Road (local landmark, local name).

(b) During the period May 15th through October 15th (both dates inclusive), all that area of Hog Creek lying within the perimeter of the Lionhead Beach Association marina and within 35 feet of the bulkhead along the shoreline of the Lionhead Beach Association property. Said property is located at the easterly end of Bay Inlet Road (local names, local landmarks).

(c) All that area of Hog Creek lying south of a line extending easterly from the highest point of the white center peak of the residence located at 59 Isle of Wight Road to the red brick chimney on the north facing side of the residence located at 50 Fenmarsh Road on the opposite shoreline.

(d) During the period May 1st through November 30th (both dates inclusive), all that area of Hog Creek lying north of a line extending easterly from the highest point of the white center peak of the residence located at 59 Isle of Wight Road to the red brick chimney on the north facing side of the residence located at 50 Fenmarsh Road on the opposite shoreline, and lying south of a line extending easterly from the highest point of the center peak of the grey residence located at 99 Isle of Wight Road to the northerly corner of the whitish-grey, hexagon shaped residence located at 120 Fenmarsh Road on the opposite shoreline.

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(vi) Fresh Pond. All that area of Fresh Pond, including tributaries and the entrance "canal." Special Note: Fresh Pond is a tributary of Napeague Bay.

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(vii) ***Napeague Bay. During the period May 15th through October 15th (both dates inclusive), all that area of the Devon Yacht Club Boat Basin (local name), located on the southern side of Napeague Bay.

(viii) Northwest Harbor.

(a) All that area of Alewife Pond, including entrance channel and all that area of Northwest Harbor, within 50 yards in all directions from the inlet of Alewife Pond.

(b) During the period May 1 through December 14, both dates inclusive, all that area of Northwest Harbor within a 200 yard radius from the western point of the spit of land on the southerly side of the entrance to the old Mile Hill Marina (local name), including the old Mile Hill Marina and the unnamed creek located immediately south of the old marina, which are all located southerly of Mile Hill Road.

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(a) During the period January 1 through December 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of Northwest Creek and its tributaries lying south of a line extending between two orange markers located approximately 750 yards south of the inlet into Northwest Creek.

(b) During the period May 1 through December 14, both dates inclusive, all that area of Northwest Creek lying south of a line extending east from the northernmost tip of land, exposed at mean high water, on the western side of the inlet connecting the creek into Northwest Harbor to the opposite shoreline, and northerly of the line described in clause ('a'), above.

(c) In the absence of the painted markers, all of Northwest Creek is uncertified.

***(also see: Northwest Creek Conditional Program) That portion of Northwest Creek designated as a conditional area remains uncertified when there is no conditional program in effect, and during any period when the conditional program is in the "closed" status.

(x) Accabonac Harbor.

(a) All that area of East Harbor (located in the southeasternmost portion of Accabonac Harbor) lying south and west of a line extending northwesterly from the northwesternmost point of land of the property at 43 Louse Point Road (the house on said property is two stories, painted grey with a dark roof and is the fifth house north of the intersection of Louse Point Road and Old Stone Highway) to an orange painted pole on the opposite western shoreline of East Harbor.

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(b) During the period May 1st through November 30th (both dates inclusive) all that area of Accabonac Harbor and East Harbor lying south of a line extending easterly from the northeasternmost point of land at the Merrill Lake Sanctuary to the westernmost point of land at Sage Island (local name) and continuing southeasterly along the northern shoreline of Sage Island (an orange marker is located at the northernmost point of said island) to its easternmost point, heading easterly to the foot of the dirt launch area at Gerard Point (local landmark) and all that area west of a line extending southerly from the southernmost point of land at Gerard Point (located at the northern side of the entrance to Accabonac Harbor) to the northernmost point of land at Louse Point (located at the southern side of the entrance to Accabonac Harbor).

(c) During the period January 1st through December 31st, all that area of the northernmost portion of Acabonac Harbor, including tributaries, lying north of a line extending westerly from the westernmost point of land of the property at 128 Gerard Drive to an orange marker on the opposite western shoreline.

(d) During the period May 1st through November 30th, both dates inclusive, all that area of Acabonac Harbor lying west of a line extending southwesterly from the westernmost point of land of the property at 128 Gerard Drive to an orange marker located on the opposite western shoreline, and south of the line described in clause (c) above.

***(also see: Accabonac Harbor and East Harbor Conditional Program) Those portions of Accabonac Harbor and East Harbor designated as conditional areas remain uncertified when there is no conditional program in effect, and during any period when the conditional program is in the "closed" status.

(xi) ***Georgica Pond. All that area of Georgica Pond, a brackish embayment and its tributaries, including any inlet when open to the Atlantic Ocean.

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(6) Town of Shelter Island.

Shelter Island Sound and Dering Harbor
Coecles Harbor
Menantic Creek

(i) Shelter Island Sound and Dering Harbor. All that area of Shelter Island Sound and Dering Harbor south and east of a line extending southwesterly from the westernmost point of land at Dering Point, Shelter Island to the southernmost point of land at Fanning Point, Southold and continuing southeasterly to the westernmost corner of the ferry dock at Shelter Island; and all that area of Shelter Island Sound extending seaward 1000 feet from mean high water from the ferry dock to a line extending westerly from the yellow house at 34 Prospect Avenue, Shelter Island to the foot of Island View Lane, Southold (local names, local landmarks).

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***(also see: Dering Harbor Conditional Program) That portion of Dering Harbor designated as a conditional area remains uncertified when there is no conditional program in effect, and during any period when the conditional program is in the "closed" status.

(ii) Coecles Harbor. During the period May 15 through October 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of Coecles Harbor lying south of a line extending easterly from the eastern end of Hudson Avenue (local name, local landmark) to the northeasternmost corner of the fueling dock at the Coecles Harbor Marina and Boatyard (local name, local landmark) and west of a line extending southerly along the easternmost side of said fueling dock and thence continuing to the southeasternmost corner of the southernmost floating dock at said marina and north of a line extending westerly from the southeasternmost corner of said floating dock to the shoreline.

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(iii) Menantic Creek. During the period May 15 through October 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of Menantic Creek lying south of a line extending southeasterly from the northernmost corner of the shingled poolhouse immediately adjacent to the swimming pool located at the Island Boatyard Marina (local name, local landmark) to the western end of Tarkettle Road, which terminates in a town boat launching ramp, (local name, local landmark) and north of a line extending southeasterly from the southernmost point of the Island Boatyard Marina fuel dock to the southwesternmost point of the wooden bulkhead on the eastern side of the mouth of Menantic Creek. Special Note: Menantic Creek is a tributary of West Neck Harbor.

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Note: All reference points, except local names and local landmarks, in the Town of Shelter Island are taken from NOAA Nautical Chart No. 12358, 16th Ed., dated May 12, 1990.

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(7) Town of Southold

L.I. Sound
Greenport Harbor
Cutchogue Harbor
Mattituck Inlet and Mattituck Creek
Shelter Island Sound
Fishers Island Sound
Hashamomuck Pond
Goldsmiths Inlet
Gull Pond
Plum Island
Great Peconic Bay
Southold Bay
Orient Harbor
Gardiners Bay
Little Peconic Bay
Pipes Cove

(i) Long Island Sound. All that area within a one-half mile radius of the sewer outfall located at Lat. 41° 6' 30" N. and Long. 72° 23' 9" W. and serving the Greenport Sewage Treatment Plant. Such outfall is located five hundred feet offshore of the westernmost rock jetty on the Village of Greenport Property southwest of Inlet Point and approximately five hundred feet easterly of the shoal marked "Parker Rock" on N.O.A.A. Nautical Chart No. 12358.

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(ii) Greenport Harbor.

Greenport Harbor shellfish closures per Part 41.3 paragaph 7(ii)

(a) All that area, including tributaries, lying northerly and westerly of a line extending northeasterly from the northeasternmost corner of the Long Island Railroad Dock (located at the Greenport Railroad Station, local names, local landmarks) to the southwestern end of the large dock serving the Greenport Yacht and Shipbuilding Company (located at the southern foot of Carpenter Street, local names, local landmarks).

(b) All that area, including tributaries, lying northerly and westerly of a line extending northeasterly from the white painted flagpole (located at the eastern foot of Central Avenue on the property of the Stirling Cove Condominiums, local names, local landmarks) to the northwesternmost end of the wooden bulkhead protecting the shoreline at the eastern entrance to Stirling Basin off of Sandy Beach Lane, local names, local landmarks.

(iii) Cutchogue Harbor.

(a) Schoolhouse Creek: All that area of Schoolhouse Creek including all that area of Cutchogue Harbor within 100 yards in all directions of the easternmost point of the bulkheading on the south side of the entrance to Schoolhouse Creek.

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(b) East Creek, Mud Creek, Haywater Cove, and Broadwater Cove.

(1) Broadwater Cove. During the period May 15th through October 31st, all that area of Broadwater Cove lying west of a line extending southerly from the southeast corner of the house located at 8000 Skunk Lane (local name) to the opposite shore.

(2) East Creek and Mud Creek. During the period January 1st through December 31st, both dates inclusive, all that area of East Creek and Mud Creek west and north of a line extending northerly from the southernmost dock on East Creek to an osprey nest platform on the opposite shoreline and continuing northeasterly to the southernmost end of the boat ramp at the western end of Mason Drive.

(3) East Creek, Mud Creek and Haywater Cove. During the period of May 1st through November 30th, both dates inclusive, all that area of East Creek, Mud Creek and Haywater Cove southerly of a line extending northerly from the southernmost dock on East Creek to an osprey nest platform on the opposite shoreline continuing northeasterly to the southernmost end of the boat ramp at the western end of Mason Drive and then proceeding southerly to the intersection of Haywaters Road and Landing Road (local names).

(4) Cutchogue Harbor. During the period of May 1st through November 30th, all that area of Cutchogue Harbor within 500 feet in all directions of the mouth of the East Creek, Mud Creek, Haywater Cove and Broadwater Cove Complex (local names).

(c) Wickham Creek

(1) All that area northwest of a line extending westerly from an orange marker on the north shore (approximately 750 feet west of the marina) to an orange marker on the opposite shoreline.

(2) During the period May 15 through October 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of lying southeast of a line extending westerly from an orange marker on the north shore (approximately 750 feet west of the marina) to an orange marker on the opposite shoreline.

(3) In the absence of the orange markers all of Wickham Creek is uncertified.

(d) New Suffolk. During the period January 1 through December 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of the marina, located at the eastern end of New Suffolk Avenue (Main Street, New Suffolk), within the confines of the stone breakwater protecting said marina, and all that area lying easterly of the stone breakwater within 150 feet of the southernmost point of the breakwater on the northern side of the marina basin entrance.

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(iv) Mattituck Inlet and Mattituck Creek

Mattituck Inlet an Mattituck Creek shellfish closures per Part 41.3, paragraph 7 (vi).

(a) During the period April 16 through January 14, both dates inclusive all that area north of a line extending easterly from an orange marker near the red shack on the south side of the entrance to Howards Creek (local landmark), to an orange marker near the flagpole serving the residence at 1085 West View Drive (local landmark), and the area of Howards Creek lying easterly of a line extending northwesterly from an orange marker near the dock serving the residence at 1175 Point Pleasant Road to an orange marker near the dock serving the residence located on Fox Hollow Road on the opposite shore.

(b) All that area south of a line extending easterly from an orange marker near the red shack on the south side of the entrance to Howards Creek (local landmark), to an orange marker near the flagpole serving the residence at 1085 West View Drive (local landmark), and the area of Howards Creek lying west of a line extending northwesterly from an orange marker near the dock serving the residence at 1175 Point Pleasant Road to an orange marker near the dock serving the residence located on Fox Hollow Road on the opposite shore.

***(also see: Mattituck Creek Conditional Program) That portion of Mattituck Creek designated as a conditional area remains uncertified when there is no conditional program in effect, and during any period when the conditional program is in the "closed" status.

(v) Shelter Island Sound.

(a) All that area of Shelter Island Sound and Dering Harbor south and east of a line extending southwesterly from the westernmost point of land at Dering Point, Shelter Island to the southernmost point of land at Fanning Point, Southold and continuing southeasterly to the westernmost corner of the ferry dock at Shelter Island; and all that area of Shelter Island Sound extending seaward 1000 feet from mean high water from the ferry dock to a line extending westerly from the yellow house at 34 Prospect Avenue, Shelter Island to the foot of Island View Lane, Southold (local names, local landmarks).

(b) Sage Pond. During the period May 15 through October 31, all that area within Sage Pond (local name) and all tributaries.

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(c) Budds Pond. During the period May 15 through October 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of Budds Pond (local name) including all tributaries.

(d) During the period May 15 through October 31, both dates inclusive, all that area within the Goldsmith Boat Shop boat basin and all that area within the Mill Creek Inn Restaurant and Marina boat basin (local names, local landmarks).

(vi) Fishers Island Sound.

(a) Outer West Harbor. During the period May 15 through September 30, both dates inclusive, all that area of West Harbor lying southerly of a line extending southeasterly from the easternmost point of land at Hawks Nest Point to a flagpole located on the eastern shore of West Harbor on the property of Grey Gulls Estate, also known as the DuPont House (local name, local landmark). Said flagpole is situated between the shoreline and the residence.

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(b) West Harbor and Pirates Cove. All that area of West Harbor lying south of a line extending east from the northeasternmost corner of the natural shingled house located at the northern end of Hedges Street, said house is located on Murphy's Beach, to the northernmost corner of the two storied brown wood shingle house with a large antenna located on Peninsula Avenue (local names, local landmarks).

(c) Island Pond. All the area of Island Pond and tributaries.

Note: All reference points, except local names and local landmarks, on Fishers Island in the Town of Southold are taken from NOAA Nautical Chart No. 13214, 23rd Ed., dated February 3, 1990.

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(vii) Hashamomuck Pond.

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(a) During the period January 1 through December 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of Hashamomuck Pond and Long Creek lying west of a line extending southerly from the orange marker located on the shore at the Terrace Garden Colony Cottages to the opposite shoreline; and lying southerly of the line extending easterly from the orange marker located on the shoreline of the residence at 1645 Mill Creek Drive to the orange marker on the opposite shore.

***(also see: Hashamomuck Pond Conditional Program) That portion of Hashamomuck Pond designated as a conditional area remains uncertified when there is no conditional program in effect, and during any period when the conditional program is in the "closed" status.

(b) During the period May 1 through November 30, both dates, inclusive, all that area of Hashamomuck Pond and Mill Creek lying northerly and easterly of a line extending westerly from the stack (a brick chimney) near the shoreline of Shelter Island Sound east of the entrance to Mill Creek and south of Goldsmith's Boat Shop (local landmark) to the most landward point of the fixed dock at "The Old Barge" Restaurant at 750 Old Main Road, Southold (local name, local landmark).

(c) During the period January 1 to December 31, all that area of "The Clay Pit" and its tributaries lying east of a marker approximately 540 feet east of the LIRR trestle over Mill Creek (local names, local landmarks).

(viii) Goldsmith Inlet. All that area of Goldsmith Inlet and tributaries.

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(ix) Gull Pond.

(a) All that area of Gull Pond lying northwest of a line extending southerly from the southernmost point of the bulkhead located at 706 Wiggins Lane, to the opposite shoreline (1625 Gull Pond Lane).

(b) During the period April 1st through December 14th, both dates inclusive, all that area of Gull Pond, including tributaries lying north and northwest of a line extending northeasterly from the southeastern end of the wood bulkheaded jetty protecting the southwestern side of the entrance to Gull Pond to the southeastern end of the wood bulkheaded jetty protecting the northeastern side of the entrance to Gull Pond (local landmarks).

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(x) Plum Island.

(a) Plum Gut. All that area of Plum Gut, Plum Gut Harbor, and tributaries lying northerly and easterly of a line extending westerly from the southernmost point of land exposed at mean high water at Pine Point to buoy GR "MS" (said buoy is located near Midway Shoal) and thence continuing northerly to Fl 2.5 sec 5M PA.

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(b) Long Island Sound. All that area of Long Island Sound within 500 yards of the most seaward portion of the shoreline exposed at mean high water, from the westernmost point of lands on Plum Island to the easternmost point of land on Plum Island.

(c) Gardiners Bay. All that area of Gardiners Bay adjacent to the southern shore of Plum Island, including tributaries, within 500 yards of the most seaward portion of shoreline exposed at mean high water, from the westernmost point of land on Plum Island to the easternmost point of land on Plum Island.

(xi) Great Peconic Bay.

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(a) All that area of Brushs Creek, including tributaries and the entrance canal, and all that area of Great Peconic Bay within a 300-yard radius of the southwesternmost corner of the bulkheading protecting the northern shoreline of the entrance to Brushs Creek.

(b) During the period May 1 through November 30, both dates inclusive, all that area of James Creek, including tributaries and the entrance canal.

(c) During the period May 1st through November 30th, both dates inclusive, all the area of Deep Hole Creek, and all that area of Great Peconic Bay within 500 yards in all directions of the northernmost tip of Marratooka Point (local name).

(d) During the period May 1 through November 30, both dates inclusive, all the area of Halls Creek, including tributaries.

(e) West Creek. During the period of May 1 through November 30, all that area of West Creek including all that area of Great Peconic Bay within 750 feet in all directions of the southernmost point of the jetty on the east side of the mouth of West Creek.

(xii) Southold Bay.

(a) Boat Basins.

(1) During the period May 15 through October 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of the Paradise Point Boat Basin and all that area of the combined Reydon Shores and the Plock property boat basin (local names).

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(2) All that area of the boat basin north and west of Harbor Lights Drive and all that area of Southold Bay within 250 feet of the mouth the boat basin.

(b) Jockey Creek and Town Creek.

(1) During the period January 1 to December 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of Jockey Creek lying westerly of a line extending southerly from the highest point of the chimney on the residence at 3415 Wells Avenue to the white flagpole with the sailboat ornament, between the shoreline and the residence at 405 Pine Creek Rd. (local names, local landmarks).

(2) During the period April 15 to December 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of Jockey Creek, Town Creek and tributaries, lying west of a line extending southerly from the south end of Terry Road directly to the opposite shore.

(c) Petty's Pond. All that area of Petty's Pond (also known as Beixedon Creek) and all that area of Southold Bay within 500 feet of the mouth of Petty's Pond (local names).

(d) Goose Creek. During the period April 15 through December 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of Goose Creek lying south and west of the Goose Creek Bridge (local Landmarks).

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(xiii) Orient Harbor.

(a) During the period May 15 through October 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of Orient Harbor lying east of a line extending northerly from the tip of the northwesternmost dock of the Orient Yacht Club to the northernmost corner of the bulkhead at the shoreline at the foot of the Harbor River road.

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(b) Narrow River. All that area of Narrow River and tributaries lying northerly of a line extending easterly from the southern end of the seawall located on the western shore of Narrow River near the junction of Narrow River Road and King Street (local names) to a pole with an osprey nesting platform on top located on the southern tip of Barnsfield Point.

***(also see: Narrow River Conditional Program) That portion of Narrow River designated as a conditional area remains uncertified when there is no conditional program in effect, and during any period when the conditional program is in the "closed" status.

(c) Hallock Bay. During the period May 1 through October 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of the canal lying north of a line extending northeast from a pole with an osprey nesting platform on top located on the tip of Barnsfield Point to a pole with an orange marker located on the opposite shore.

(d) Little Bay. During the period May 1 through October 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of Little Bay lying north and east of a line extending southeasterly from a pole with an orange marker located on the tidal wetlands on the north shore of Little Bay to a pole with an orange marker located on the opposite shore in Orient Beach State Park.

(e) Spring Pond. During the period January 1 through December 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of Spring Pond including tributaries.

(f) During the period January 1 through December 31, both dates inclusive, all that area in Orient Harbor within 500 feet in all directions of the southeastern end of the easternmost bulkhead at the entrance to Spring Pond.

(xiv) Gardiners Bay. During the period May 15 through October 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of Gardiners Bay within the Orient by the Sea boat basin.

(xv) Little Peconic Bay. Richmond Creek. During the period April 1 through October 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of Richmond Creek lying west of a line extending north from the easternmost point of land at the south side of the mouth of Richmond Creek to the opposite shore.

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(xvi) Pipes Cove. All that area of the unnamed creek northwest of Fanning Point and east of Silvermere Road, Southold, and all that area of Pipes Cove within 100 feet of the southernmost point of the eastern bulkhead within the mouth of the unnamed creek.

Note: All reference points, except local names and local landmarks, in the Town of Southold, with the exception of Fishers Island, are taken from N.O.A.A. Nautical Chart Number 12358, 16th Ed., May 12, 1990.

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(8) Town of Riverhead.

Flanders Bay
Peconic River
Great Peconic Bay
L.I. Sound
Wading River Creek
Baiting Hollow Creek

(i) Flanders Bay.

(a) All that area of Reeves Bay including tributaries.

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(b) All that area of Flanders Bay including tributaries lying westerly and northerly of a line extending northeasterly from the northernmost tip of Goose Creek Point exposed at mean high water to the southernmost tip of Simmons Point exposed at mean high water.

(c) All that area, including tributaries of Goose Creek, Birch Creek and Mill Creek.

(d) During the period May 1 through November 30, both dates inclusive, all that area of Hubbard Creek including tributaries.

(e) All creeks, canals and other tributaries located along the northern shoreline of Flanders Bay between Simmons Point and Miamogue Point.

(ii) Peconic River. All waters of the Peconic River and its tributaries within the Town of Riverhead.

(iii) Great Peconic Bay.

(a) East Creek. All that area of the East Creek boat basin and its tributaries.

(iv) ***Long Island Sound. All that area of Long Island Sound within a 500-yard radius of the northernmost point of the rock jetty (local landmark) located at the mouth of Wading River Creek.

(v) Wading River Creek. All that area of Wading River Creek and its tributaries.

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(vi) All that area of Baiting Hollow Creek. and all that area of Long Island Sound within a 100-yard radius of the entrance to Baiting Hollow Creek.

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Note: All reference points, except local landmarks and local names, in the Peconic River, Reeves Bay, Flanders Bay, Great Peconic Bay and tributaries are taken from N.O.A.A. Nautical Chart No. 12358, 14th Ed., dated July 10, 1982.

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(9) Town of Brookhaven (North Shore).

Port Jefferson Harbor and Conscience Bay
Flax Pond
Mt. Sinai Harbor
Stony Brook Harbor
Wading River
L.I. Sound
Shoreham Canal

(i) Port Jefferson Harbor, Setauket Harbor and Conscience Bay.

(a) During the period January 1st through December 31st, both dates inclusive, all that area of Port Jefferson Harbor, including tributaries, lying east and south of a line extending northerly from the flagpole located at the foot of Washington Street, Poquott, to the channel marker buoy G "5" Fl G 4s BELL, and thence continuing northeasterly to the landwardmost point of the rock ruins located at the foot of Anchorage Road, Belle Terre (local names, local landmarks).

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***(also see: Port Jefferson Harbor Conditional Program) That portion of Port Jefferson Harbor designated as a conditional area remains uncertified when there is no conditional program in effect, and during any period when the conditional program is in the "closed" status.

(b) During the period January 1st through December 31st, both dates inclusive, all that area of Conscience Bay, including tributaries, lying south of a line extending northeasterly from utility pole "NYT 183" (with transformer), located across Old Field Road from the residence located at #92 Old Field Road (local landmark), to the top of the white chimney of the residence located at 22 Conscience Circle, Strong's Neck (local landmark, said residence is a gray, two story house).

(c) During the period May 1 through October 31, both dates inclusive all that area of Port Jefferson Harbor and Setauket Harbor, including tributaries, lying southerly and westerly of a line extending easterly from the northernmost chimney of the residence at 10 Preston Lane, Strong's Neck, (said residence is a two story house protected by a seawall) to channel Marker buoy G "5" FI G 4s BELL and thence continuing southeasterly to the flagpole located at the foot of Washington Street (Village of Poquott).

(d) During the period May 1st through October 31st, both dates inclusive, all that area of Port Jefferson Harbor, the Narrows and Conscience Bay, including tributaries, lying westerly of a line extending due north from the northeasternmost corner of the gray slate chimney located on the residence at #11 Indian Field Rd, Strong's Neck (said residence is a red brick and gray slate structure located on property that is protected by a stone seawall) to a point on the harbor side of the Old Field Beach peninsula (local names, local landmarks).

(e) During the period January 1 through December 31, both dates inclusive: all that area of Setauket Harbor, including Little Bay and all other tributaries, lying south and west of a line extending westerly from utility pole "NYT #29," located near the shoreline adjacent to Van Brunt Manor Road at Poquott, to the highest point of the turret of the residence at 18 John's Road at Strong's Neck, on the opposite shoreline.

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(ii) Flax Pond.

During the period January 1 through December 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of Flax Pond, including tributaries, lying southerly of a line extending easterly from the northernmost point of the western jetty to the northernmost point of the eastern jetty at the inlet.

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(a) During the period May 15th through October 31st, both dates inclusive, all that area of Mount Sinai Harbor, including tributaries, bounded by a line extending southerly from utility pole LIL 82 (located between the shoreline and Harbor Beach Road near the southeastern side of the entrance to the harbor, local landmark) to the westernmost Town of Brookhaven red nun channel marker in a line of red nun channel markers; and thence continuing easterly along the line of red nun channel markers to the easternmost Town of Brookhaven red nun channel marker; and thence continuing northerly to the wooden pole located at the southeastern end of the Town of Brookhaven boat launching ramp (local landmarks).

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(b) All that area and tributaries lying southerly of a line extending westerly from the northwestern end of the bulkhead protecting the shoreline at the Town of Brookhaven access point known locally as Satterly Landing (located on the northern side of Shore Road and immediately westerly of House No. 182, Shore Road, local landmarks) to the northernmost end of the small white building known locally as "Adee's Boathouse," (local landmark) and located on the opposite western shoreline.

(c) During the period May 1st through October 31st, both dates inclusive, all that area (*** of Mount Sinai Harbor) lying southerly of a line extending westerly from utility pole "27 BBL" located near the shoreline at the intersection of Pipe Stave Hollow Road and Enchanted Woods Court, Miller Place, to an orange painted wood marker located near the shoreline below the southeastern corner of the residence at #18 Hillcrest, Mount Sinai (said residence is a wood-shingled, multi-story structure with a semi-enclosed porch and white painted railing, local landmarks).

(d) During the period May 1st through October 31st, both dates inclusive, all that area of Mount Sinai Harbor, including tributaries, lying both westerly of a line extending northerly from the Town of Brookhaven access point known locally as Satterly Landing (located on the northern side of Shore Road and immediately westerly of the residence at #182 Shore Road, local landmarks) to utility pole LIL 82 (located between the shoreline and Harbor Beach Road near the southeastern side of the entrance to the harbor (local landmark); and southerly of a line extending westerly from utility pole 27 BBL located near the shoreline at the intersection of Pipe Stave Hollow Road and Enchanted Woods Court, Miller Place, to the foot of Crystal Brook Hollow Road at the Village of Port Jefferson cul-de-sac parking area, Port Jefferson (local landmark).

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(iv) Stony Brook Harbor and Smithtown Bay.

(a) During the period of May 1st through October 31st, both dates inclusive, all that area of Smithtown Bay located within 1,000 yards of the landward end of the northernmost rock jetty on the eastern side of the entrance to Stony Brook Harbor.

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(b) During the period May 1st through October 31st, both dates inclusive, all that area of the entrance to Stony Brook Harbor and the Stony Brook Boat Channel lying south of a line extending westerly from the landward end of the northernmost rock jetty on the eastern shore of the entrance to Stony Brook Harbor to the northeasternmost point of land on Long Beach on the western shore of the entrance to Stony Brook Harbor; and east of a line extending southerly from the northeasternmost point of land on Long Beach to the northeastern tip of the dredge spoil island known as Youngs Island (local name) separating the Stony Brook Boat Channel and Porpoise Channel; and continuing along the high tide line of the southern shore of Youngs Island to the orange marker located northwest of the entrance to Stony Brook Creek and extending southeasterly to the southwestern corner of the two-story residence located at 15 Emmet Drive located on the opposite shore in the incorporated Village of Head of the Harbor, west of Stony Brook Creek.

(c) All that area of Stony Brook Creek (local name) and tributaries lying south and east of a line extending northerly from the northwesternmost corner of the two story residence at 15 Emmet Drive (said residence is a beige, two-story house with five large brick chimneys) to the landwardmost end of the southernmost fixed dock at Stony Brook Boat Works (located on the western side of Shore Road, Stony Brook, local landmarks).

(d) All that area of Stony Brook Harbor and tributaries lying south of a line extending southeasterly from an orange marker located near the shoreline below the residence at 25 Spring Hollow Rd (Village of Nissequogue) to an orange marker located at the northwestern end of the unpaved road known locally as Hitherbrook Extension (local names and local landmarks).

(e) During the period May 15th through October 31st, both dates inclusive, all that area of Stony Brook Harbor and tributaries lying south of a line extending southeasterly from the southernmost red brick chimney on the Knox School located at 541 Long Beach Road in the incorporated Village of Nissequogue (said school is a 3-story red brick building, local landmark) to the southernmost chimney on the residence at 121 Harbor Road in the incorporated Village of Head of the Harbor (said residence is a white 3-story structure with dark shutters and three chimneys and is located on the Thatch Meadow Farm property, local landmark).

(f) All that area of West Meadow Creek and tributaries lying north of a line extending easterly from the southernmost tip of West Meadow Beach exposed at mean high water to the southernmost corner of the wooden bulkhead along the shoreline of West Meadow Creek and on the property at 21 Shore Oaks Drive, Stony Brook (local landmarks).

('g') During the period May 15th through October 31st, both dates inclusive, all that area of the Town of Smithtown Marina (local name) or boat basin and the entrance channel, which serves to connect said marina with Porpoise Channel (local name).

('h') All that area of the unnamed tidal pond and creek located on the western shore of Stony Brook Harbor at the Nissequogue Golf Club, and all that area of Stony Brook Harbor within a 100 yard radius of the inlet to said tidal pond and creek.

('i') All that area of the unnamed tidal inlet located on the eastern shore of Stony Brook Harbor between Piper Lane and Arbor Lane and all that area of Stony Brook Harbor within a 150 yard radius of the entrance to said inlet.

(v) Wading River Creek. All that area of Wading River Creek and its tributaries.

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(vi) ***Long Island Sound I. All that area of Long Island Sound within a 500-yard radius of the northernmost point of the rock jetty (local landmark) located at the mouth of Wading River Creek.

(vii) *** Long Island Sound II. All that area of the canal serving the former Long Island Lighting Company facility at Shoreham lying south of a line drawn between the northernmost tips of the two rock jetties serving said canal (local landmarks).

Note: All reference points in the Town of Brookhaven (North Shore) are taken from N.O.A.A. Nautical Charts No. 12362, 14th Edition, dated April 8, 1978 and/or No. 12364, 22nd Edition, dated November 13, 1982, except Wading River and the southern portion of Stony Brook Harbor and where indicated as local name or local landmark.

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(10) Town of Smithtown.

Smithtown Bay
Stony Brook Harbor

(i) Smithtown Bay.

(a) All that area of Smithtown Bay, including the Nissequogue River and its tributaries and Sunken Meadow Creek, lying south of a line extending northeasterly from the flagpole at the East Bath House at Sunken Meadow State Park (local landmark) to Buoy BW "NR", located approximately one mile north of the mouth of the Nissequogue River, thence southeasterly to the flagpole located at the Town of Smithtown Beach at Short Beach (local landmark).

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(b) All that area within a one-half mile radius of Buoy BW "NR", located approximately one mile north of the mouth of the Nissequogue River.

(c) Crab Meadow Creek and all tributary creeks, streams, canals and boat basins of Smithtown Bay and Long Island Sound along the shoreline between the western entrance to the Nissequogue River and Eatons Neck Point.

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(d) All that area of Smithtown Bay located within 500 feet of the northernmost point of the rock jetty along the western bank of the mouth of Crab Meadow Creek.

(e) During the period of May 1st through October 31st, both dates inclusive, all that area of Smithtown Bay located within 1,000 yards of the landward end of the northernmost rock jetty on the eastern side of the entrance to Stony Brook Harbor.

(ii) Stony Brook Harbor.

(a) During the period May 1st through October 31st, both dates inclusive, all that area of the entrance to Stony Brook Harbor and the Stony Brook Boat Channel lying south of a line extending westerly from the landward end of the northernmost rock jetty on the eastern shore of the entrance to Stony Brook Harbor to the northeasternmost point of land on Long Beach on the western shore of the entrance to Stony Brook Harbor; and east of a line extending southerly from the northeasternmost point of land on Long Beach to the northern tip of the dredge spoil island known as Youngs Island (local name) separating the Stony Brook Boat Channel and Porpoise Channel; and continuing along the high tide line of the southern shore of Youngs Island to the orange marker located northwest of the entrance to Stony Brook Creek; and extending southeasterly to the southwestern corner of the two story residence located at 15 Emmet Drive located on the opposite shore in the incorporated Village of Head of the Harbor, west of Stony Brook Creek.

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(b) All that area of Stony Brook Creek (local name) and tributaries lying south and east of a line extending northerly from the northwesternmost corner of the two story residence at 15 Emmet Drive (said residence is a beige two story house with five large brick chimneys) to the landwardmost end of the southernmost fixed dock at Stony Brook Boat Works (located on the western side of Shore Road, Stony Brook, local landmarks).

(c) All that area of Stony Brook Harbor and tributaries lying southerly of a line extending southeasterly from an orange marker located near the shoreline below the residence at 25 Spring Hollow Rd (Village of Nissequogue) to an orange marker located at the northwestern end of the unpaved road known locally as Hitherbrook Extension (local names and local landmarks).

(d) During the period May 15th through October 31st, both dates inclusive, all that area of Stony Brook Harbor and tributaries lying south of a line extending southeasterly from the southernmost red brick chimney on the Knox School located at 541 Long Beach Road in the incorporated Village of Nissequogue (said school is a 3-story red brick building, local landmark) to the southernmost chimney on the residence at 121 Harbor Road in the incorporated Village of Head of the Harbor (said residence is a white 3-story structure with dark shutters and three chimneys and is located on the Thatch Meadow Farm property, local landmark).

(e) All that area of West Meadow Creek and tributaries lying north of a line extending easterly from the southernmost tip of West Meadow Beach exposed at mean high water to the southernmost corner of the wooden bulkhead along the shoreline of West Meadow Creek on the property at 21 Shore Oaks Drive, Stony Brook (local landmarks).

(f) During the period May 15 through October 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of the Town of Smithtown Marina (local name) or boat basin and the entrance channel, which serves to connect said marina with Porpoise Channel (local name).

(g) All that area of the unnamed tidal pond and creek located on the western shore of Stony Brook Harbor at the Nissequogue Golf Club and all that area of Stony Brook Harbor within a 100 yard radius of the inlet to said tidal pond and creek.

(h) All that area of the unnamed tidal inlet located on the eastern shore of Stony Brook Harbor between Piper Lane and Arbor Lane and all that area of Stony Brook Harbor within a 150 yard radius of the entrance to said inlet.

Note: All reference points in the Town of Smithtown are taken from N.O.A.A. Nautical Chart No. 12364, 22nd Edition, dated November 13, 1982; except the southern portion of Stony Brook Harbor and where indicated as local name or local landmark.

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(11) Town of Huntington.

Northport Bay, Northport Harbor
Centerport Harbor
Huntington Harbor
Cold Spring Harbor
Smithtown Bay
Lloyd Harbor, Huntington Bay
Steers Canal

***See the image of the "The Sand Hole" for additional information on Mooring Area closures in "The Sand Hole" or visit our Recent Changes page.

(a) All that area of Northport Bay, Northport Harbor and tributaries lying southerly of a line extending northeasterly from the highest point of the green domed cupola of the residence located at 24 Mariners Court, Centerport, on the northeastern shore of Little Neck Point, to the highest point of the gazebo located between the shoreline and the residence at 8 Hawkins Drive, Northport,(local names, local landmarks), located near the eastern shore of Northport Bay.

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(b) During the period May 1 through October 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of Price Bend (local name) lying northerly of a line extending easterly from the easternmost end of the chain link fence, located adjacent to the southern end of the paved parking area at the Town of Huntington Hobart Beach (local names, local landmarks), to the northwesternmost corner of the concrete seawall adjacent to the shoreline and protecting the property and residence (with vertical wooden siding) at 120 Winkle Point Road, Eatons Neck (local names, local landmarks).

(ii) Centerport Harbor.

(a) During the period January 1 through December 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of Centerport Harbor, including tributaries, lying southerly of a line extending northeasterly from the easternmost point of the fixed dock serving the Huntington Beach Community Association (HBCA) to the southwesternmost corner of the barn-like structure known as the Windsurfing Center at the Town of Huntington's Centerport Beach (local names, local landmarks.) The HBCA dock is located on the western shore of the harbor, approximately 85 feet northerly of the boat launching ramp at the foot of Adams Street, Centerport.

(b) During the period May 1 through October 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of Centerport Harbor, including tributaries lying southerly of a line extending easterly from the southernmost end of the white painted garage with red-colored shingled roof (located near the western shoreline of Centerport Harbor on the property at 76 Knollwood Road, local names and local landmarks) to the gazebo with sailboat weather vane (located on the hillside near the eastern shoreline of Centerport Harbor on the property at 247 Little Neck Road, local names and local landmarks) and northerly of the line described in clause (a), above.

(iii) Huntington Harbor. All that area, including tributaries, lying southerly, westerly and easterly of a line extending easterly from the northeasternmost end of the sea wall protection the western entrance to Huntington Harbor to the northernmost end of the rock and concrete rubble bulkhead-jetty protecting the eastern entrance to Huntington Harbor, local landmark.

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(iv) Cold Spring Harbor.

(a) All that area including tributaries south and east of a line extending southerly from the seaward end of the dock serving the Cold Spring Harbor Beach Club (local landmark) to the western extremity of the white house located on the shoreline immediately west of Cold Spring Beach (local landmark).

(b) During the period May 1 through October 31, both dates inclusive, all that area of Eel Creek (local name) located at the Sagamore Hill National Historic Site and all that area within 250 yards in any direction of the southeastern corner of the bulkheading surrounding the stand of trees on the northern side of the entrance to the boat basin located immediately south of the Sagamore Hill National Historic Site.

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(v) Smithtown Bay.

(a) All tributary creeks, streams, canals and boat basins of Smithtown Bay and Long Island Sound along the shoreline between the western entrance to the Nissequogue River and Eatons Neck Point.

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(b) All that area of Smithtown Bay located within 500 feet of the northernmost point of the rock jetty along the western bank of the mouth of Crab Meadow Creek.

(vi) Lloyd Harbor and Huntington Bay.

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(a) All that area of Lloyd Harbor and Huntington Bay lying south and within the boundaries of a line extending northeasterly from the northernmost point of the concrete seawall protecting the shoreline of the property at 1 Lighthouse Point, Village of Lloyd Harbor (the residence on said property is a large, two-story brick structure with four twin-vented chimneys and is the second residence lying east of the northern terminus of Southdown Road; local names and local landmarks), to the highest point of the Lloyd Harbor Horn and continuing southeasterly to the western side of the blue, three story residence located at 1 Salty Way on the southern shoreline of Huntington Bay, approximately 200 yards east of the entrance to Huntington Harbor.

(b) During the period May 1st through October 31st, both dates inclusive, all that area of Lloyd Harbor lying west of a line extending southerly from the southernmost point of land, lying south of Lloyd Harbor Road and west of the intersection of Lloyd Harbor Road and Fiddlers Green Drive on the Lloyd Neck shoreline, to the western side of the Mill Pond Association paved parking area located at the end of School Lane on the opposite shore on West Neck (local names, local landmarks).

(vii) Steers Canal (local name). All that area of Steers Canal (local name) and tributaries. Special note: Steers Canal is a tributary of Northport Bay and is located at the southern shore of said bay approximately 350 yards easterly of the eastern entrance to Northport Harbor.

Note: All reference points, except local landmarks or local names, in the Town of Huntington are taken from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Nautical Charts Number 12364, 20th Edition, dated September 20, 1980 and/or Number 12365, 18th Edition, dated March 17, 1979.

§41.4 Emergency closing of shellfish lands

(a) Where the commissioner, or the regional director of the Department of Environmental Conservation within whose region such shellfish lands are located, determines that a condition in an area certified for the taking of shellfish under this Part constitutes as imminent danger to the health of the people of the State, the commissioner may designate such areas as uncertified for a period not to exceed seven days exclusive of the day in which such designation is made. The commissioner or such regional director may rescind such designation prior to the expiration of the seven days.

(b) The commissioner or regional director making a designation or rescission pursuant to subdivision (a) of this section shall give such publicity to such designation or rescission as they reasonably determine would give reasonable notice to interested parties in the affected areas.

§41.5 Temporarily uncertified shellfish lands

The shellfish lands described in this section have not been subject to complete examinations to determine the sanitary condition thereof and are hereby designated as uncertified areas.

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