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West Sandwick

West Sandwick

General information - Location

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 time0:41:45am
At islandYell
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionShetland 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 Tórshavn   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 
 Wet nature   35.3 km2 
 Agriculture   1.6 km2 

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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Current weather at Brae

Type of weather in Braelight rain weericoon
Current temperature: 12 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 1.53 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 1)
Wind direction: South
Air pressure: 1005 mb
Humidity: 98 %
Daylength at 16 July 2024:18 hour and 10 minutes
Sunrise :05:05 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :23:15 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

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

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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