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Åkrehamn/Vedavågen

General information - Location

CountryNorway
Location in country Southwest
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 5.193,Lat: 59.2569 marker
Elevation13 meter above sea level
Local time9:30:14am
At islandKarmøy
Name Rogaland
Name Karmøy

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Kopervik7.1 km EastNorthEast
2 Våre8.1 km NorthEast
3 Sandve9.1 km South
4 Visnes10.7 km NorthNorthEast
5 Skudeneshamn12.4 km SouthSouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 OsloNorway322 km East
2 København   Denmark592 km SouthEast
3 Glasgow   Scotland684 km WestSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Åkrehamn/Vedavågen lies at the North Sea (direction SouthSouthWest).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named SE South West. The nearest bigger lake is Storavatnet (9 km2 at a height of around 26 meter above sea level) at a distance of 55.6 km in SouthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Karmøy. The distance to the mainland is 0.2 km.

The most nearby international border is the Swedish-Norwegian border with a straight distance of 360.4 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 505 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 15%, low location: 85%, The hills are mainly western orientated. The surroundings of the place is lightly urbanised. The most common land use in the area is nature.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)
Name
KYSTBYGDENE PÅ VESTLANDET

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Stavanger Airport, Sola (at a distance of 49 km and direction SouthSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Haugesund Airport, Karmøy (at a distance of 9.9 km in Northern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   0.5 km2 
 1.2% 
 Nature   18.7 km2 
 44.6% 
 Agriculture   15.5 km2 
 36.9% 
 Urban area   6.2 km2 
 14.7% 
 Water - Lakes   1.1 km2 
 2.5% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Åkrehamn/Vedavågen in country Norway


Åkrehamn/Vedavågen at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 BryggenNorway127 km North
2 Rjukan-Notodden Industrial Heritage SiteNorway205 km EastNorthEast
3 Urnes Stave ChurchNorway257 km NorthNorthEast


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Salhus: E134 Karmsundbrua 1 (Retning Karmøy)

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-01-30 09:15:10
Placename webcam: Salhus - Vestland - Norway
Bings maps Salhus

Name webcam: Norheim › North-West: Jatec AS - Risøy bru - Smedasundet - Haugesund

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-01-30 09:29:38
Placename webcam: Norheim - Rogaland - Norway
Bings maps Norheim

Name webcam: Skudeneshavn: Vigane Båtklubb - Brygge A-B

Current time


Current weather at Åkrehamn

Type of weather in Åkrehamnbroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 5 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 15.95 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 7)
Wind direction: North North West
Air pressure: 996 mb
Humidity: 65 %
Daylength at 30 January 2023:7 hour and 56 minutes
Sunrise :08:54 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :16:50 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Åkrehamn - NO (longitude: 5.193, latitude: 59.2569)
Distance weather station to place (direction NNW): 0 Kilometers

10:00
4 degrees
998 mbar
light rainweericoon
13:00
4 degrees
1003 mbar
light snowweericoon
16:00
4 degrees
1009 mbar
light snowweericoon
19:00
4 degrees
1010 mbar
light snowweericoon

22:00
4 degrees
1009 mbar
light snowweericoon
1:00
4 degrees
1007 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
4:00
2 degrees
1001 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
7:00
5 degrees
998 mbar
snowweericoon










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