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General information - Location

CountryScotland
Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -3.0793,Lat: 59.1442 marker
Elevation81 meter above sea level
Local time21:18:20pm
At islandRousay
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Frotoft2.7 km SouthEast
2 Burgar3.6 km WestSouthWest
3 Stenso3.8 km SouthWest
4 Wasbister4 km NorthNorthEast
5 Redland4.3 km SouthSouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands377 km NorthNorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland380 km SouthSouthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland537 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Westness lies at the North Sea (direction WestSouthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Swannay (2.1 km2 at a distance of 6.6 km in Western 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 8.8 km and direction SouthSouthWest). The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 376.5 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 527 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 8%, low location: 89%, hill: 3%, The hills are mainly northeastern 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 357 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Eday Airport (at a distance of 18 km in Eastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   23 km2 
 47.2% 
 Wet nature   5 km2 
 10.3% 
 Agriculture   20.3 km2 
 41.5% 
 Water - Lakes   0.5 km2 
 1% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Westness in country Scotland


Westness 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 Ireland18 km SouthSouthWest
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland351 km SouthSouthWest
3 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland354 km WestSouthWest


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Current weather at Orkney Islands

Type of weather in Orkney Islandsovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 5 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 11.81 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 6)
Wind direction: South South West
Air pressure: 1013 mb
Humidity: 67 %
Daylength at 26 February 2024:10 hour and 12 minutes
Sunrise :08:19 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:31 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Orkney Islands - GB (longitude: -3.0793, latitude: 59.1442)
Distance weather station to place (direction NNO): 0 Kilometers

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