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General information - Location

CountryScotland
Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -0.8332,Lat: 60.7883 marker
Elevation31 meter above sea level
Local time7:23:49am
At islandUnst
Name Scotland
Name Shetland Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Clibberswick1.1 km East
2 Valsgarth1.2 km NorthEast
3 Quoys2.3 km WestNorthWest
4 Norwick2.3 km NorthEast
5 Burrafirth2.6 km NorthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 T├│rshavn   Faroe-islands343 km NorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland592 km SouthSouthWest
3 Oslo   Norway646 km EastSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Haroldswick lies at the North Sea (direction SouthSouthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Cliff (1 km2 at a distance of 2.3 km in WestNorthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Unst. The distance to the mainland is 255.3 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 559.5 km in SouthSouthWestern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 783 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 15%, low location: 85%, hill: 0%, 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
Shetland Islands

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 337 km and direction EastSouthEast).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   25.4 km2 
 47.1% 
 Wet nature   8.1 km2 
 15% 
 Agriculture   19.4 km2 
 35.9% 
 Water - Lakes   1.1 km2 
 2% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Haroldswick in country Scotland


Haroldswick 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 Ireland240 km SouthWest
2 BryggenNorway340 km EastSouthEast
3 Urnes Stave ChurchNorway446 km East


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Current weather at Brae

Type of weather in Braeovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 3 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 16.94 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 7)
Wind direction: North West
Air pressure: 1006 mb
Humidity: 74 %
Daylength at 30 January 2023:7 hour and 38 minutes
Sunrise :09:27 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :17:05 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Brae - GB (longitude: -0.8332, latitude: 60.7883)
Distance weather station to place (direction N): 0 Kilometers

10:00
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1009 mbar
light snowweericoon
13:00
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1013 mbar
light snowweericoon
16:00
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1013 mbar
light snowweericoon
19:00
4 degrees
1010 mbar
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1003 mbar
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8 degrees
996 mbar
light snowweericoon
4:00
5 degrees
993 mbar
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7:00
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991 mbar
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