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Our maps and data

This is a living list of websites and resources providing UK and worldwide marine data. If you know of any others please let us know.

Marine Scotland

Wide range of data available

Scottish Government

Marine planning

National Marine Plan interactive viewer (archived)

Marine Management Organisation (MMO)

Map of marine planning in England

Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA)

Information on the MCA’s bathymetric data collection programme

The UK Hydrographic Office

Marine data portal

UK Tidal API

Marine Traffic interactive map

Interactive global map

Scottish Natural Heritage

Natural Spaces WMS

SiteLink access to data

Commercial sites


GIS in Ecology

Links to free marine datasets

British Oceanographic Data Centre

Access all data

Crown Estate

Open data portal

Joint Nature Conservancy Council (JNCC)

Marine protected Areas in the UK, interactive map


Oil and gas: offshore maps and GIS shapefiles

NOAA (National Ocean and Atmposheric Administration)

NOAA View Data Imagery Portal

Download raster data


Global bathymetric datasets

Undersea features name gazetteer