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General information - Location

CountryWales
Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -4.6337,Lat: 53.3079 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time14:33:09pm
At islandHoly-island-anglesey
Name Wales
Name Sir Ynys Mon#Isle of Anglesey
Name Caergybi

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Penrhos2.3 km EastSouthEast
2 Trearddur2.7 km South
3 Newlands Park4.9 km EastSouthEast
4 Four Mile Bridge4.9 km SouthSouthEast
5 Valley5.2 km SouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Douglas   Isle-of-man96 km NorthNorthEast
2 Dublin   Ireland109 km WestNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland167 km NorthNorthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Holyhead lies at the Irish Sea (direction NorthEast).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Western Wales. The nearest bigger lake is Llyn Alaw (4 km2 at a distance of 13.3 km in Eastern direction).

The most nearby international border is the English-Welsh border with a straight distance of 102 km in EastSouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 143 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 35%, low location: 65%, The hills are mainly southeastern orientated. The surroundings of the place is lightly urbanised. The most common land use in the area is agriculture.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Dublin Airport (at a distance of 109 km and direction WestNorthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Anglesey Airport (at a distance of 9.3 km in SouthSouthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   6 km2 
 19.7% 
 Wet nature   1.5 km2 
 4.8% 
 Agriculture   13.9 km2 
 45.5% 
 Urban area   5.3 km2 
 17.3% 
 Infrastructure   0.7 km2 
 2.2% 
 Rock-Sand   1.1 km2 
 3.4% 

Climate


Location of Holyhead in country Wales


Holyhead at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in GwyneddUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland30 km SouthEast
2 The Slate Landscape of Northwest WalesUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland40 km SouthEast
3 Liverpool – Maritime Mercantile CityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland109 km East


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


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Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Llangefni › West

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-13 15:17:49
Placename webcam: Llangefni - Wales - United Kingdom
Bings maps Llangefni

Name webcam: Manchester › South-East: Trearddur Bay

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-13 15:22:05
Placename webcam: Manchester - England - United Kingdom
Bings maps Manchester

Name webcam: Cemaes: Bay

Current time


Current weather at Holyhead

Type of weather in Holyheadovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 30 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 2.06 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: EastcNorth East
Air pressure: 1014 mb
Humidity: 37 %
Daylength at 13 August 2022:14 hour and 57 minutes
Sunrise :06:55 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:52 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Holyhead - GB (longitude: -4.6337, latitude: 53.3079)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZZO): 0.01 Kilometers

17:00
27 degrees
1014 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
20:00
22 degrees
1013 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
23:00
18 degrees
1011 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
2:00
18 degrees
1009 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
5:00
18 degrees
1008 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon









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