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General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -1.0639,Lat: 60.6531 marker
Elevation9 meter above sea level
Local time6:34:08am
At islandYell
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionShetland Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Sellafirth1.1 km NorthEast
2 Cunnister1.4 km EastSouthEast
3 Basta2.7 km South
4 North Sandwick3.4 km East
5 Gutcher3.8 km EastNorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands339 km NorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland573 km SouthSouthWest
3 Oslo   Norway658 km East

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Colvister lies at the North Sea (direction EastNorthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Cliff (1 km2 at a distance of 15.8 km in NorthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Yell. The distance to the mainland is 231.6 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 543 km in SouthSouthWestern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 760 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 26%, low location: 74%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The most common land use in the area is 0.

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

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 348 km and direction EastSouthEast).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   8 km2 
 Wet nature   52.3 km2 
 Agriculture   2.8 km2 
 Water - Lakes   0.8 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Colvister in country Scotland

Colvister at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Heart of Neolithic OrkneyUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland221 km SouthWest
2 BryggenNorway352 km East
3 Urnes Stave ChurchNorway461 km East

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Current weather at Brae

Type of weather in Braeovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 11 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 4.35 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: South East
Air pressure: 1011 mb
Humidity: 92 %
Daylength at 27 May 2024:18 hour and 14 minutes
Sunrise :04:54 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :23:08 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Brae - GB (longitude: -1.0639, latitude: 60.6531)
Distance weather station to place (direction NNO): 0 Kilometers

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11 degrees
1008 mbar
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11 degrees
1008 mbar
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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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