Hotels at Skärhamn Hotels at Skärhamn


General information - Location

Location in country South
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 11.5565,Lat: 57.9915 marker
Elevation22 meter above sea level
Local time8:32:49am
At islandTjörn
Name Västra Götalands län
Name Tjörn

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Bleket4.5 km SouthSouthEast
2 Klädesholmen5.2 km South
3 Rönnäng6 km SouthSouthEast
4 Kållekärr7.6 km NorthEast
5 Stora Dyrön7.8 km SouthSouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Oslo   Norway219 km NorthNorthWest
2 København   Denmark261 km SouthSouthEast
3 StockholmSweden405 km EastNorthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Skärhamn lies at the Kattegat (direction WestNorthWest).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Gota coastal: Viskan, Nissan, part of the larger catchment area Skagerrak and Kattegat. The nearest bigger lake is Mjörn (58.7 km2 at a distance of 47.3 km in EastSouthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Tjörn. The distance to the mainland is 1.8 km.

The most nearby international border is the Swedish-Norwegian border with a straight distance of 98.5 km in Northern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 138 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 21%, low location: 79%, The hills are mainly southern orientated. The most common land use in the area is agriculture.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport (at a distance of 56 km and direction SouthEast).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   10 km2 
 Nature   14.5 km2 
 Agriculture   15.3 km2 
 Urban area   5 km2 
 Infrastructure   0.3 km2 
 Rock-Sand   6.5 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Skärhamn in country Sweden

Skärhamn at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Rock Carvings in TanumSweden80 km North
2 Grimeton Radio Station, VarbergSweden111 km SouthSouthEast
3 Kronborg CastleDenmark227 km SouthSouthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Breviks kile-ToftensSE0.7 km North

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Kallekarr: Island Tjoern - Insel Tjörn

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-01-30 08:26:37
Placename webcam: Kallekarr - Västra Götaland County - Sweden
Bings maps Kallekarr

Name webcam: Bleket: Mossholmens Marina

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-01-30 08:15:00
Placename webcam: Bleket - Västra Götaland County - Sweden
Bings maps Bleket

Name webcam: Kallekarr › South-West: Säby - Breviks kile (Tjörn)

Current time

Current weather at Skärhamn

Type of weather in Skärhamnbroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 4 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 8.49 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 5)
Wind direction: West North West
Air pressure: 987 mb
Humidity: 85 %
Daylength at 30 January 2023:8 hour and 9 minutes
Sunrise :08:22 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :16:31 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Skärhamn - SE (longitude: 11.5565, latitude: 57.9915)
Distance weather station to place (direction NNO): 0 Kilometers

5 degrees
988 mbar
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992 mbar
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999 mbar
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1002 mbar
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1005 mbar
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1005 mbar
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1004 mbar
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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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