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General information - Location

CountryFaroe Islands
Location in country South
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -6.664,Lat: 61.8303 marker
Elevation27 meter above sea level
Local time18:46:01pm
At islandSandoy
Name province/regionSandoy
Name SubregionSkálavík

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Húsavík2.4 km SouthWest
2 Dalur5.2 km SouthSouthWest
3 Skarvanes6 km WestSouthWest
4 Sandur8 km WestNorthWest
5 Skúvoy10.1 km WestSouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 TórshavnFaroe-islands22 km North
2 Glasgow   Scotland686 km South
3 Reykjavík   Iceland804 km NorthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Skálavík lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction EastNorthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Sandsvatn (0.6 km2 at a distance of 7.6 km in WestNorthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Sandoy. The distance to the mainland is 359.8 km.

Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 6%, low location: 65%, hill: 29%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 662 km and direction EastSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Vágar Airport (at a distance of 41 km in NorthWestern direction).

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Skálavík in country Faroe-islands

Skálavík at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Heart of Neolithic OrkneyUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland368 km SouthSouthEast
2 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland462 km SouthSouthWest
3 Vatnajökull National Park - Dynamic Nature of Fire and IceIceland591 km NorthWest

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Tórshavn › North-East: Faroe Islands

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-12-02 19:27:55
Placename webcam: Tórshavn - Streymoy region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Trshavn

Name webcam: Tórshavn › South

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-12-02 15:04:57
Placename webcam: Tórshavn - Streymoy region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Trshavn

Name webcam: Hestur: Gamlarætt - Streymoy

Current time

Current weather at Sandoy region

Type of weather in Sandoy regionovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 2 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.41 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: North East
Air pressure: 1013 mb
Humidity: 64 %
Daylength at 2 December 2023:5 hour and 53 minutes
Sunrise :10:19 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :16:12 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Sandoy region - FO (longitude: -6.664, latitude: 61.8303)
Distance weather station to place (direction N): not known
4 degrees
1014 mbar
light rainweericoon
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1014 mbar
light rainweericoon
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1014 mbar
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1015 mbar
light rainweericoon
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1016 mbar
light rainweericoon
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1016 mbar
light rainweericoon
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1016 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
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1016 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon

5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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