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General information - Location

CountryScotland
Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.9685,Lat: 59.3509 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time20:29:58pm
At islandWestray
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Skaill0.7 km EastNorthEast
2 Rackwick1.7 km SouthSouthWest
3 Backaskaill3.8 km EastSouthEast
4 Pierowall3.9 km SouthSouthWest
5 Holland4.1 km EastSouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands361 km NorthNorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland404 km SouthSouthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland561 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Windywalls lies at the North Sea (direction North). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Swannay (2.1 km2 at a distance of 26.9 km in SouthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Westray. The distance to the mainland is 65.6 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 398.3 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 558 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 38%, low location: 62%, The hills are mainly eastern orientated. The most common land use in the area is agriculture.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Edinburgh Airport (at a distance of 380 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Eday Airport (at a distance of 21 km in SouthSouthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   0.3 km2 
 1.6% 
 Wet nature   0.1 km2 
 0.6% 
 Agriculture   15.8 km2 
 90.9% 
 Rock-Sand   0.3 km2 
 1.6% 
 Water - Lakes   0.5 km2 
 2.8% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Windywalls in country Scotland


Windywalls 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 Ireland42 km SouthSouthWest
2 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland369 km WestSouthWest
3 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland375 km SouthSouthWest


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Current weather at Pierowall

Type of weather in Pierowalllight rain weericoon
Current temperature: 11 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 11.4 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 6)
Wind direction: North North East
Air pressure: 1013 mb
Humidity: 97 %
Daylength at 23 May 2024:17 hour and 35 minutes
Sunrise :05:21 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :22:56 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Pierowall - GB (longitude: -2.9685, latitude: 59.3509)
Distance weather station to place (direction NNO): 0.01 Kilometers

23:00
11 degrees
1014 mbar
light rainweericoon
2:00
11 degrees
1013 mbar
light rainweericoon
5:00
11 degrees
1014 mbar
light rainweericoon
8:00
11 degrees
1016 mbar
light rainweericoon
11:00
11 degrees
1017 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
14:00
11 degrees
1017 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
17:00
11 degrees
1017 mbar
clear skyweericoon
20:00
11 degrees
1018 mbar
few cloudsweericoon










5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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