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General information - Location

CountryScotland
Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -6.8418,Lat: 58.2296 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time18:35:45pm
At islandGreat Bernera
Name Scotland
Name Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Name Sgir'Uige agus Ceann a Tuath nan Loch

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Tacleit2.2 km SouthWest
2 Tobson2.4 km NorthWest
3 Barraglom2.6 km South
4 Bostadh2.8 km North
5 Crùlabhig3.5 km South

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland313 km SouthSouthEast
2 Belfast   Northern-ireland410 km South
3 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands424 km NorthNorthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Breacleit lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction NorthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Loch Suaineabhal (2.8 km2 at a distance of 11 km in WestSouthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Great Bernera. The distance to the mainland is 68.6 km.

The most nearby international border is the North-Irish-Irish border with a straight distance of 354.5 km in SouthSouthWestern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 496 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 22%, low location: 78%, The hills are mainly western orientated. The most common land use in the area is nature.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Glasgow International Airport (at a distance of 300 km and direction SouthSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Stornoway Airport (at a distance of 30 km in EastSouthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   17.6 km2 
 43.6% 
 Wet nature   11.4 km2 
 28.2% 
 Agriculture   9.1 km2 
 22.4% 
 Rock-Sand   1.6 km2 
 4.1% 
 Water - Lakes   0.7 km2 
 1.7% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Breacleit in country Scotland


Breacleit at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland112 km West
2 Heart of Neolithic OrkneyUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland229 km East
3 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland324 km SouthSouthEast


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Current weather at Stornoway

Type of weather in Stornowaylight snow weericoon
Current temperature: 2 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 6.92 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: North North East
Air pressure: 1009 mb
Humidity: 70 %
Daylength at 9 December 2022:6 hour and 36 minutes
Sunrise :10:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :16:37 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Stornoway - GB (longitude: -6.8418, latitude: 58.2296)
Distance weather station to place (direction NO): 0 Kilometers

22:00
4 degrees
1009 mbar
light rainweericoon
1:00
5 degrees
1009 mbar
light rainweericoon
4:00
5 degrees
1010 mbar
light rainweericoon
7:00
5 degrees
1012 mbar
light rainweericoon

10:00
5 degrees
1013 mbar
light rainweericoon
13:00
4 degrees
1014 mbar
light rainweericoon
16:00
4 degrees
1015 mbar
light rainweericoon
19:00
4 degrees
1016 mbar
light rainweericoon










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