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General information - Location

CountryScotland
Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -6.8558,Lat: 58.2117 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time8:54:55am
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 Barraglom1.7 km EastSouthEast
2 Breacleit2.2 km NorthEast
3 Crùlabhig2.5 km SouthEast
4 Tobson3.7 km North
5 Tobhtaral3.8 km EastSouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland312 km SouthSouthEast
2 Belfast   Northern-ireland408 km South
3 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands426 km NorthNorthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Tacleit lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction NorthNorthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Loch Suaineabhal (2.8 km2 at a distance of 9.1 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 352.4 km in SouthSouthWestern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 493 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 20%, low location: 80%, The hills are mainly eastern orientated. The most common land use in the area is 0.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)
Name
South Lewis, Harris and North Uist

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Glasgow International Airport (at a distance of 299 km and direction SouthSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Stornoway Airport (at a distance of 31 km in EastSouthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   15.2 km2 
 33.6% 
 Wet nature   19.7 km2 
 43.4% 
 Agriculture   7.8 km2 
 17.1% 
 Rock-Sand   2 km2 
 4.3% 
 Water - Lakes   0.7 km2 
 1.5% 

Climate


Location of Tacleit in country Scotland


Tacleit at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland111 km West
2 Heart of Neolithic OrkneyUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland231 km East
3 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland323 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 Stornowayovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 11 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.86 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: South
Air pressure: 1016 mb
Humidity: 81 %
Daylength at 3 October 2022:11 hour and 22 minutes
Sunrise :08:35 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :19:57 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Stornoway - GB (longitude: -6.8558, latitude: 58.2117)
Distance weather station to place (direction O): 0 Kilometers

11:00
11 degrees
1014 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
14:00
11 degrees
1009 mbar
light rainweericoon
17:00
13 degrees
1002 mbar
moderate rainweericoon
20:00
14 degrees
1000 mbar
moderate rainweericoon
23:00
15 degrees
997 mbar
moderate rainweericoon









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