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General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -3.3907,Lat: 58.8775 marker
Elevation79 meter above sea level
Local time0:40:50am
At islandHoy
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name Stromness and South Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Rackwick0.6 km SouthSouthEast
2 Hoy5.2 km NorthEast
3 Murra5.5 km NorthNorthEast
4 Linksness5.9 km NorthEast
5 Quoyness6.2 km EastNorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland347 km SouthSouthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands395 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland503 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Moorfea lies at the North Sea (direction SouthSouthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Harray (17.2 km2 at a distance of 14.2 km in NorthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Hoy. The distance to the mainland is 12.8 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 351.1 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 492 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 1%, low location: 48%, hill: 51%, The hills are mainly northwestern orientated. The most common land use in the area is nature.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)
Hoy and West Mainland

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Edinburgh Airport (at a distance of 327 km and direction South).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Kirkwall Airport (at a distance of 29 km in Eastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   42.8 km2 
 Wet nature   1.7 km2 
 Agriculture   0.5 km2 
 Rock-Sand   0.9 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Moorfea in country Scotland

Moorfea 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 Ireland18 km NorthEast
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland321 km South
3 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland326 km West

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Stromness

Type of weather in Stromnessovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 6 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 8.07 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 5)
Wind direction: South
Air pressure: 994 mb
Humidity: 87 %
Daylength at 15 April 2024:14 hour and 28 minutes
Sunrise :06:59 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:27 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Stromness - GB (longitude: -3.3907, latitude: 58.8775)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZZW): 0 Kilometers

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1005 mbar
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1008 mbar
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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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