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General information - Location

CountryFrance
Location in country Northwest
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -5.1006,Lat: 48.4581 marker
Elevation24 meter above sea level
Local time19:15:43pm
At islandOuessant
Name Bretagne
Name Finistère
Name Brest
Name Ouessant

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Île-Molène12.7 km SouthEast
2 Plouarzel24 km EastSouthEast
3 Lampaul-Plouarzel24.6 km EastSouthEast
4 Lanildut25.1 km East
5 Porspoder25.6 km East

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 St. Peter Port   Guernsey217 km EastNorthEast
2 St Helier   Jersey233 km East
3 Cardiff    Wales366 km NorthNorthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Ouessant lies at the Celtic Sea (direction South). The nearest bigger lake is Étang de Kergalan (0.5 km2 at a height of around -1 meter above sea level) at a distance of 81.5 km in SouthSouthEastern direction).

The most nearby international border is the English-Welsh border with a straight distance of 394.5 km in NorthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 552 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 11%, low location: 89%, The hills are mainly northwestern orientated. The most common land use in the area is nature.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)
Name
Les îles finistérienne -

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport London Gatwick Airport (at a distance of 462 km and direction EastNorthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Brest Bretagne Airport (at a distance of 50 km in EastSouthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   7.6 km2 
 40.2% 
 Wet nature   2.9 km2 
 15.3% 
 Agriculture   7.4 km2 
 39.2% 
 Urban area   0.8 km2 
 4% 
 Infrastructure   0.2 km2 
 1.3% 

Climate


Location of Ouessant in country France


Ouessant at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Cornwall and West Devon Mining LandscapeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland188 km North
2 Mont-Saint-Michel and its BayFrance265 km East
3 Dorset and East Devon CoastUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland293 km NorthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Ouessant-MolneFR0.2 km South

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Current weather at Porspoder

Type of weather in Porspoderovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 15 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.74 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: West South West
Air pressure: 1021 mb
Humidity: 76 %
Daylength at 27 June 2022:16 hour and 6 minutes
Sunrise :06:20 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :22:26 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Porspoder - FR (longitude: -5.1006, latitude: 48.4581)
Distance weather station to place (direction NO): 0 Kilometers

20:00
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1021 mbar
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1019 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
5:00
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