Where is the baseline from which the breadth of the UK’s territorial sea is measured?

Generally, the baseline is the low-water line round the coast, including the coast of all islands, but between Cape Wrath and the Mull of Kintyre it is a series of straight lines joining specified points to seaward of the islands off the coast. Where there are well-defined bays elsewhere, lines not more than 24 nautical miles in length are drawn across them.

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