North of Celtic Deep

Site overview: This is a southerly site in the Irish Sea.
At risk:  ! This site is at risk, it currently is not designated as a Marine Protected Area - but should be. Decision makers in England will determine in 2017 if this site should be protected, make sure your voice is heard. Take action to ensure this site becomes a properly protected area.

Designation Status
Last Updated
6 June 2017
MPA Type
Marine Conservation Zone
MPA Purpose
to protect nationally important marine wildlife, habitats, geology and geomorphology


52° 5' 31" North,
5° 38' 45" West

Surface Area

651.73 km2
(251.63 mi.2 )


141.40 km
(87.86 mi.)

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