Statutory guidance

Sea areas closed from 00:01 on 7 August 2015 to 23:59 on 27 August 2015

Scottish Real Time Closures (RTCs) 7 August 2015 to 27 August 2015

Documents

Chart of closed areas

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Geographic information system data

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Details

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 RTC 51 59° 7’ 30.000” N 2° 45’ 0.000” E
59° 7’ 30.000” N 3° 0’ 0.000” E
59° 0’ 0.000” N 3° 0’ 0.000” E
59° 0’ 0.000” N 2° 45’ 0.000” E
MMO RTC 52 57° 45’ 0.000” N 1° 0’ 0.000” E
57° 45’ 0.000” N 1° 15’ 0.000” E
57° 37’ 30.000” N 1° 15’ 0.000” E
57° 37’ 30.000” N 1° 0’ 0.000” E
MMO RTC 53 58° 52’ 30.000” N 0° 45’ 0.000” W
58° 52’ 30.000” N 0° 30’ 0.000” W
58° 45’ 0.000” N 0° 30’ 0.000” W
58° 45’ 0.000” N 0° 45’ 0.000” W
MMO RTC 54 58° 15’ 0.000” N 2° 30’ 0.000” E
58° 15’ 0.000” N 2° 45’ 0.000” E
58° 7’ 30.000” N 2° 45’ 0.000” E
58° 7’ 30.000” N 2° 30’ 0.000” E
MMO RTC 55 59° 52’ 30.000” N 0° 45’ 0.000” W
59° 52’ 30.000” N 0° 30’ 0.000” W
59° 45’ 0.000” N 0° 30’ 0.000” W
59° 45’ 0.000” N 0° 45’ 0.000” W

Marine Scotland’s RTCs can be found on www.gov.scot website

Published 5 August 2015