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General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -0.931,Lat: 60.3782 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time18:39:50pm
At islandWhalsay
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionShetland Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Isbister2.9 km SouthWest
2 Brough3.4 km WestSouthWest
3 Marrister5 km WestSouthWest
4 Huxter5 km SouthWest
5 Symbister6.9 km SouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands361 km NorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland547 km SouthSouthWest
3 Oslo   Norway650 km East

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Skaw lies at the North Sea (direction NorthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Strom (0.9 km2 at a distance of 24.7 km in WestSouthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Whalsay. The distance to the mainland is 220.3 km.

The nearest mountain is Scalla Field with a height of 281 meter (at a distance of 22.3 km and direction WestSouthWest). The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 513.5 km in SouthSouthWestern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 719 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 76%, low location: 24%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The most common land use in the area is nature.

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 340 km and direction East).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   9.9 km2 
 Wet nature   1.9 km2 
 Agriculture   1.8 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Skaw in country Scotland

Skaw 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 Ireland200 km SouthWest
2 BryggenNorway345 km East
3 Urnes Stave ChurchNorway462 km East

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Current weather at Shetland Islands

Type of weather in Shetland Islandsovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 12 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 2.33 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: North West
Air pressure: 1005 mb
Humidity: 96 %
Daylength at 15 July 2024:18 hour and 10 minutes
Sunrise :05:04 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :23:14 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Shetland Islands - GB (longitude: -0.931, latitude: 60.3782)
Distance weather station to place (direction N): not known
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1008 mbar
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overcast cloudsweericoon

5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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