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General information - Location

CountryFaroe Islands
Location in country South
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -6.7456,Lat: 61.7932 marker
Elevation91 meter above sea level
Local time18:39:09pm
At islandSandoy
Name province/regionSandoy
Name SubregionHúsavík

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Dalur3.5 km EastSouthEast
2 Húsavík4 km EastNorthEast
3 Skúvoy4.1 km WestSouthWest
4 Sandur5.9 km NorthNorthWest
5 Skálavík6 km EastNorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 TórshavnFaroe-islands26 km NorthNorthEast
2 Glasgow   Scotland683 km South
3 Reykjavík   Iceland802 km NorthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Skarvanes lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction WestSouthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Sandsvatn (0.6 km2 at a distance of 6.2 km in NorthNorthWestern 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): 1%, low location: 74%, hill: 25%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 666 km and direction EastSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Vágar Airport (at a distance of 41 km in NorthNorthWestern direction).

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Skarvanes in country Faroe-islands

Skarvanes 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 Ireland366 km SouthSouthEast
2 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland457 km SouthSouthWest
3 Vatnajökull National Park - Dynamic Nature of Fire and IceIceland590 km NorthWest

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

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: 5.54 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: North East
Air pressure: 1013 mb
Humidity: 64 %
Daylength at 2 December 2023:5 hour and 54 minutes
Sunrise :10:19 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :16:13 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Sandoy region - FO (longitude: -6.7456, latitude: 61.7932)
Distance weather station to place (direction N): not known
4 degrees
1014 mbar
light rainweericoon
6 degrees
1014 mbar
light rainweericoon
5 degrees
1014 mbar
light rainweericoon
5 degrees
1015 mbar
light rainweericoon
6 degrees
1016 mbar
light rainweericoon
5 degrees
1016 mbar
light rainweericoon
5 degrees
1016 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
5 degrees
1016 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon

5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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