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General information - Location

Location in country Southwest
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 5.1822,Lat: 59.7708 marker
Elevation39 meter above sea level
Local time22:30:51pm
At islandBømlo
Name province/regionHordaland
Name SubregionBømlo

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Svortland2.7 km North
2 Rubbestadneset6.9 km NorthEast
3 Foldrøy7.4 km EastNorthEast
4 Sagvåg11.9 km East
5 Mosterhamn13.6 km SouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 OsloNorway312 km East
2 København   Denmark630 km SouthEast
3 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands692 km WestNorthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Melandsvågen lies at the North Sea (direction WestNorthWest).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named West. The nearest bigger lake is Stordalsvatnet (8.2 km2 at a height of around 50 meter above sea level) at a distance of 47.5 km in EastSouthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Bømlo. The distance to the mainland is 6.4 km.

The most nearby international border is the Swedish-Norwegian border with a straight distance of 367.5 km in EastSouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 515 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 10%, low location: 90%, The hills are mainly western orientated. The most common land use in the area is nature.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 58 km and direction North).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Stord Airport, Sørstokken (at a distance of 9.2 km in Eastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   5.8 km2 
 Nature   27.9 km2 
 Agriculture   20 km2 
 Urban area   2.5 km2 
 Water - Lakes   1.4 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Melandsvågen in country Norway

Melandsvågen at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 BryggenNorway70 km North
2 Rjukan-Notodden Industrial Heritage SiteNorway192 km East
3 Urnes Stave ChurchNorway207 km NorthEast

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Current weather at Bømlo

Type of weather in Bømloovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 3 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 2.42 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: South East
Air pressure: 1018 mb
Humidity: 85 %
Daylength at 26 February 2024:10 hour and 9 minutes
Sunrise :07:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :17:56 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Bømlo - NO (longitude: 5.1822, latitude: 59.7708)
Distance weather station to place (direction NO): 0 Kilometers

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1007 mbar
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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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