Coastal Waters Law and Legal Definition

According to 33 USCS § 2601 (2), the term coastal waters means--

“(A) the territorial sea of the United States;

(B) the Great Lakes and their connecting waters;

(C) the marine and estuarine waters of the United States up to the head of tidal influence; and

(D) the Exclusive Economic Zone as established by Presidential Proclamation Number 5030, dated March 10, 1983 [16 USCS § 1453 note].”