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General information - Location

CountryScotland
Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -1.1819,Lat: 60.5711 marker
Elevation68 meter above sea level
Local time19:07:15pm
At islandYell
Name Scotland
Name Shetland Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 West Yell4.9 km South
2 Grimister5.6 km NorthNorthEast
3 Clothan6.4 km South
4 Mid Yell7.1 km EastNorthEast
5 Camb7.3 km EastNorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 T├│rshavn   Faroe-islands338 km NorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland562 km SouthSouthWest
3 Oslo   Norway664 km East

Characteristics - Physical Geography

West Sandwick lies at the North Sea (direction WestNorthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Cliff (1 km2 at a distance of 27 km in NorthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Yell. The distance to the mainland is 231.6 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 533.1 km in SouthSouthWestern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 746 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 0%, low location: 100%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The most common land use in the area is 0.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 354 km and direction East).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   7.5 km2 
 16.9% 
 Wet nature   35.3 km2 
 79.4% 
 Agriculture   1.6 km2 
 3.7% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of West Sandwick in country Scotland


West Sandwick 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 Ireland209 km SouthWest
2 BryggenNorway359 km East
3 Urnes Stave ChurchNorway470 km East


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


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Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Mossbank: Lunna, Vidlin, Shetland

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-12-09 18:32:43
Placename webcam: Mossbank - Scotland - United Kingdom
Bings maps Mossbank

Name webcam: Mossbank: Lunna House

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-12-09 18:50:05
Placename webcam: Mossbank - Scotland - United Kingdom
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Current weather at Brae

Type of weather in Braeovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 5 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 9.58 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 5)
Wind direction: EastcNorth East
Air pressure: 1008 mb
Humidity: 63 %
Daylength at 9 December 2022:5 hour and 56 minutes
Sunrise :09:59 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :15:55 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Brae - GB (longitude: -1.1819, latitude: 60.5711)
Distance weather station to place (direction Z): 0.01 Kilometers

22:00
4 degrees
1010 mbar
light snowweericoon
1:00
4 degrees
1012 mbar
light snowweericoon
4:00
4 degrees
1013 mbar
light snowweericoon
7:00
5 degrees
1014 mbar
light snowweericoon

10:00
5 degrees
1015 mbar
light rainweericoon
13:00
5 degrees
1016 mbar
light rainweericoon
16:00
5 degrees
1016 mbar
light snowweericoon
19:00
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1016 mbar
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