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General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -3.0613,Lat: 59.1792 marker
Elevation47 meter above sea level
Local time12:55:49pm
At islandRousay
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Ervadale3.4 km SouthEast
2 Sourin3.9 km EastSouthEast
3 Westness4 km SouthSouthWest
4 Banks4.9 km SouthEast
5 Frotoft5.5 km South

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands374 km NorthNorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland384 km SouthSouthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland541 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Wasbister lies at the North Sea (direction EastNorthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Swannay (2.1 km2 at a distance of 9.1 km in WestSouthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Rousay. The distance to the mainland is 53 km.

The nearest mountain is Milldoe with a height of 221 meter (at a distance of 12.8 km and direction SouthSouthWest). The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 380.2 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 532 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 5%, low location: 91%, hill: 3%, The hills are mainly northern orientated. The most common land use in the area is nature.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Edinburgh Airport (at a distance of 361 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Eday Airport (at a distance of 17 km in Eastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   21.8 km2 
 Wet nature   4.9 km2 
 Agriculture   9.7 km2 
 Water - Lakes   0.5 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Wasbister in country Scotland

Wasbister 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 Ireland22 km SouthSouthWest
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland355 km SouthSouthWest
3 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland356 km WestSouthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Kirkwall: harbour

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-12-08 13:37:22
Placename webcam: Kirkwall - Scotland - United Kingdom
Bings maps Kirkwall

Current weather at Pierowall

Type of weather in Pierowallovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 8 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 16.14 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 7)
Wind direction: South East
Air pressure: 999 mb
Humidity: 90 %
Daylength at 8 December 2023:6 hour and 24 minutes
Sunrise :09:52 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :16:15 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Pierowall - GB (longitude: -3.0613, latitude: 59.1792)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZZW): 0 Kilometers

8 degrees
999 mbar
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light rainweericoon
8 degrees
990 mbar
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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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