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General information - Location

Location in country South
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 11.7085,Lat: 58.1237 marker
Elevation32 meter above sea level
Local time13:09:44pm
At islandOrust
Name province/regionVästra Götalands län
Name SubregionOrust

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Svanvik1.2 km WestSouthWest
2 Svanesund6.9 km EastNorthEast
3 Myggenäs7.5 km SouthSouthEast
4 Starrkärr och Näs7.6 km East
5 Stenungsön8.2 km SouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Oslo   Norway207 km NorthNorthWest
2 København   Denmark273 km SouthSouthEast
3 StockholmSweden391 km EastNorthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Varekil lies at the Kattegat (direction SouthSouthWest).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 Vänern (5572 km2 at a height of around 43 meter above sea level) at a distance of 43.2 km in NorthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Orust. The distance to the mainland is 0 km.

The most nearby international border is the Swedish-Norwegian border with a straight distance of 84.4 km in Northern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 118 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 11%, low location: 89%, The hills are mainly eastern orientated. The most common land use in the area is forest.

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

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport (at a distance of 62 km and direction SouthEast).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   38.1 km2 
 Nature   0.2 km2 
 Agriculture   19.5 km2 
 Urban area   0.7 km2 
 Rock-Sand   0.1 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Varekil in country Sweden

Varekil at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Rock Carvings in TanumSweden68 km NorthNorthWest
2 Grimeton Radio Station, VarbergSweden121 km SouthSouthEast
3 Kronborg CastleDenmark239 km SouthSouthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
StigfjordenSE0.7 km South

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Myggenäs

Type of weather in Myggenäsovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 3 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 2.1 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: North North East
Air pressure: 1011 mb
Humidity: 94 %
Daylength at 26 February 2024:10 hour and 16 minutes
Sunrise :07:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :17:34 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Myggenäs - SE (longitude: 11.7085, latitude: 58.1237)
Distance weather station to place (direction NNW): 0 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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