Statutory guidance

Scottish Real Time Closures (RTCs) 7 August 2016 to 27 August 2016

Sea areas closed from 00:01am 7 August 2016 and will reopen at 23:59 on 27 August 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.

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 RTC73 59° 37’ 30.000” N 0° 15’ 0.000” W
59° 37’ 30.000” N 0° 0’ 0.000” E
59° 30’ 0.000” N 0° 0’ 0.000” E
59° 30’ 0.000” N 0° 15’ 0.000” W
59° 37’ 30.000” N 0° 15’ 0.000” W
MMO RTC74 59° 52’ 30.000” N 2° 15’ 0.000” E
59° 52’ 30.000” N 2° 30’ 0.000” E
59° 45’ 0.000” N 2° 30’ 0.000” E
59° 45’ 0.000” N 2° 15’ 0.000” E
59° 52’ 30.000” N 2° 15’ 0.000” E
MMO RTC75 59° 7’ 30.000” N 3° 0’ 0.000” E
59° 7’ 30.000” N 3° 15’ 0.000” E
59° 0’ 0.000” N 3° 15’ 0.000” E
59° 0’ 0.000” N 3° 0’ 0.000” E
59° 7’ 30.000” N 3° 0’ 0.000” E
MMO RTC76 58° 37’ 30.000” N 2° 45’ 0.000” E
58° 37’ 30.000” N 3° 0’ 0.000” E
58° 30’ 0.000” N 3° 0’ 0.000” E
58° 30’ 0.000” N 2° 45’ 0.000” E
58° 37’ 30.000” N 2° 45’ 0.000” E
MMO RTC77 58° 45’ 0.000” N 0° 30’ 0.000” W
58° 45’ 0.000” N 0° 15’ 0.000” W
58° 37’ 30.000” N 0° 15’ 0.000” W
58° 37’ 30.000” N 0° 30’ 0.000” W
58° 45’ 0.000” N 0° 30’ 0.000” W
MMO RTC78 58° 52’ 30.000” N 0° 15’ 0.000” E
58° 52’ 30.000” N 0° 30’ 0.000” E
58° 45’ 0.000” N 0° 30’ 0.000” E
58° 45’ 0.000” N 0° 15’ 0.000” E
58° 52’ 30.000” N 0° 15’ 0.000” E
MMO RTC79 58° 45’ 0.000” N 1° 0’ 0.000” E
58° 45’ 0.000” N 1° 15’ 0.000” E
58° 37’ 30.000” N 1° 15’ 0.000” E
58° 37’ 30.000” N 1° 0’ 0.000” E
58° 45’ 0.000” N 1° 0’ 0.000” E
MMO RTC80 58° 22’ 30.000” N 0° 30’ 0.000” E
58° 22’ 30.000” N 0° 45’ 0.000” E
58° 15’ 0.000” N 0° 45’ 0.000” E
58° 15’ 0.000” N 0° 30’ 0.000” E
58° 22’ 30.000” N 0° 30’ 0.000” E