Marine Area Statement

The Welsh Marine Area Statement covers the inshore waters of Wales extending out 12 nautical miles and making up 43% of the Welsh territory.

This theme looks at what we understand about the marine environment around Wales and how we can build the resilience of our marine ecosystems

What are the opportunities to deliver nature-based solutions and adaptation at the coast, supporting Wales to have a coastline that is sustainable and resilient to climate change?

What needs to happen to ensure marine planning can support the sustainable management of marine natural resources?