Statutory guidance

Scottish Real Time Closures (RTCs) 28 August 2016 to 17 September 2016

Sea areas closed in IVb, IVc and VIId from 00:00 on 28 August to 23:59 on 17 September 2016.

Documents

Chart of closed areas

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Geographic information system data

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Detail

All closures are based on historical data and are compulsory for all UK vessels 10 metres and over using demersal trawls (including otter, beam and seines), fixed nets (including gill, entangling and trammel) and longlines.

MMO RTC closures, as with the closures introduced by Marine Scotland, are compulsory for all UK vessels of 10 metres and over, using demersal trawl (including otter, beam and seines), fixed nets (including gill, entangling and trammel) and longlines.

All UK vessels under 10 metres, using demersal trawls (including otter, beam and seines), fixed nets (including gill, entangling and trammel) and longlines are requested to comply with these closures to assist with the preservation and recovery of cod stocks.

Closure number Latitude and longitude coordinates
MMO RTC 81 58°0’ 0.000” N 0°15’ 0.000” E
58°0’ 0.000” N 0°30’ 0.000” E
57°52’ 30.000” N 0°30’ 0.000” E
57°52’ 30.000” N 0°15’ 0.000” E
58°0’ 0.000” N 0°15’ 0.000” E
MMO RTC 82 58°45’ 0.000” N 0°45’ 0.000” E
58°45’ 0.000” N 1°0’ 0.000” E
58°37’ 30.000” N 1°0’ 0.000” E
58°37’ 30.000” N 0°45’ 0.000” E
58°45’ 0.000” N 0°45’ 0.000” E
MMO RTC 83 58°37’ 30.000” N 0°30’ 0.000” W
58°37’ 30.000” N 0°15’ 0.000” W
58°30’ 0.000” N 0°15’ 0.000” W
58°30’ 0.000” N 0°30’ 0.000” W
58°37’ 30.000” N 0°30’ 0.000” W
MMO RTC 84 59°45’ 0.000” N 2°15’ 0.000” W
59°45’ 0.000” N 2°0’ 0.000” W
59°38’ 3.940” N 2°0’ 0.000” W
59°37’ 30.000” N 2°0’ 27.816” W
59°37’ 30.000” N 2°15’ 0.000” W
59°45’ 0.000” N 2°15’ 0.000” W
MMO RTC 85 59°0’ 0.000” N 0°30’ 0.000” W
59°7’ 30.000” N 0°30’ 0.000” W
59°7’ 30.000” N 0°15’ 0.000” W
59°0’ 0.000” N 0°15’ 0.000” W
59°0’ 0.000” N 0°30’ 0.000” W
MMO RTC 86 59°0’ 0.000” N 2°0’ 0.000” E
59°0’ 0.000” N 1°45’ 0.000” E
59°7’ 30.000” N 1°45’ 0.000” E
59°7’ 30.000” N 2°0’ 0.000” E
59°0’ 0.000” N 2°0’ 0.000” E
MMO RTC 87 59°45’ 0.000” N 1°45’ 0.000” E
59°45’ 0.000” N 2°0’ 0.000” E
59°37’ 30.000” N 2°0’ 0.000” E
59°37’ 30.000” N 1°45’ 0.000” E
59°45’ 0.000” N 1°45’ 0.000” E
MMO RTC 88 59°0’ 0.000” N 1°15’ 0.000” W
59°7’ 30.000” N 1°15’ 0.000” W
59°7’ 30.000” N 1°0’ 0.000” W
59°0’ 0.000” N 1°0’ 0.000” W
59°0’ 0.000” N 1°15’ 0.000” W
MMO RTC 89 59°52’ 30.000” N 0°0’ 0.000” E
60°0’ 0.000” N 0°0’ 0.000” E
60°0’ 0.000” N 0°15’ 0.000” E
59°52’ 30.000” N 0°15’ 0.000” E
59°52’ 30.000” N 0°0’ 0.000” E