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General information - Location

CountryNorway
Location in country North
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 14.5638,Lat: 68.238 marker
Elevation31 meter above sea level
Local time9:12:51am
At islandAustvagoy
Name Nordland
Name Vågan

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Kabelvåg4.8 km SouthWest
2 Henningsvær17.9 km SouthWest
3 Melbu30.6 km NorthNorthEast
4 Stamsund32.3 km WestSouthWest
5 Stokmarknes38.9 km NorthNorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 OsloNorway940 km South
2 Stockholm   Sweden1011 km SouthSouthEast
3 Helsinki   Finland1031 km SouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Svolvær lies at the Norwegian Sea (direction NorthEast).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Nordland. The nearest bigger lake is Storvatnet (6.7 km2 at a height of around 55 meter above sea level) at a distance of 58.7 km in SouthEastern direction).

The nearest mountain is Vågakallen with a height of 943 meter (at a distance of 12.4 km and direction WestSouthWest). The most nearby international border is the Swedish-Norwegian border with a straight distance of 98.5 km in EastSouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 138 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 12%, low location: 50%, hill: 36%, low mountains: 1%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The most common land use in the area is nature.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)
Name
LOFOTEN OG VESTERÅLEN

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Tromsø Airport, Langnes (at a distance of 236 km and direction NorthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Svolvær Airport, Helle (at a distance of 4.4 km in Eastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   9.7 km2 
 21% 
 Nature   24 km2 
 52.3% 
 Wet nature   1.5 km2 
 3.3% 
 Agriculture   0.3 km2 
 0.5% 
 Urban area   3.5 km2 
 7.7% 
 Infrastructure   0.3 km2 
 0.6% 
 Rock-Sand   1.9 km2 
 4.1% 
 Water - Lakes   4.8 km2 
 10.4% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Svolvær in country Norway


Svolvær at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Laponian AreaSweden164 km EastSouthEast
2 Vegaøyan – The Vega ArchipelagoNorway315 km SouthSouthWest
3 Rock Art of AltaNorway392 km NorthEast


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: Svolvaer: Fløya trail head - Svolvær - Svolværgeita

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-01-30 08:17:32
Placename webcam: Svolvaer - Nordland - Norway
Bings maps Svolvaer

Name webcam: Svolvaer: Hvalfangergata

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-01-30 08:17:43
Placename webcam: Svolvaer - Nordland - Norway
Bings maps Svolvaer

Name webcam: Laukvik: Noorderlicht Gasthuis Kristine Moen Huset

Current time


Current weather at Svolvær

Type of weather in Svolværclear sky weericoon
Current temperature: -0 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 4.63 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: North
Air pressure: 976 mb
Humidity: 64 %
Daylength at 30 January 2023:5 hour and 24 minutes
Sunrise :09:33 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :14:56 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Svolvær - NO (longitude: 14.5638, latitude: 68.238)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZZW): 0 Kilometers

10:00
0 degrees
977 mbar
light snowweericoon
13:00
-0 degrees
981 mbar
light snowweericoon
16:00
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985 mbar
light snowweericoon
19:00
-0 degrees
986 mbar
light snowweericoon

22:00
-2 degrees
987 mbar
light snowweericoon
1:00
-2 degrees
988 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
4:00
-2 degrees
988 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
7:00
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988 mbar
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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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