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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -2.96108 lat : 59.29691
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -2°57'39.9024 lat : 59°1'46.8876
Surface area: 47.4 km2 (0.125 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 68.7 km
Average height: 28 metre
Length island: 16.5 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 9.8 km
Name : Fitty Hill (164 metre)
Orientation island: Northwest - Southeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 588
Population density: 12.50 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Pierowall (N)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Westray
Archipelago (island group):
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Papa Westray 1.8 km East
2) Eday 3 km EastSouthEast
3) Rousay 6.4 km SouthWest
4) Egilsay 6.9 km SouthSouthWest
5) Sanday 8.6 km EastSouthEast
6) Wyre 12 km SouthSouthWest
7) Stronsay 14 km SouthEast
8) Gairsay 15.9 km SouthSouthWest
9) Mainland Orkney 15.9 km SouthWest
10) Shapinsay 16.3 km SouthSouthEast
11) North Ronaldsay 25.1 km EastNorthEast
12) Holm of Grimbister 27.2 km SouthSouthWest
13) Auskerry 27.5 km SouthEast
14) Inner Holm 37.7 km SouthSouthWest
15) Graemsay 39.4 km SouthWest
16) Burray 39.5 km
17) Hoy 41.9 km SouthSouthWest
18) Flotta 43.5 km SouthSouthWest
19) South Ronaldsay 43.5 km South
20) Fara 44.5 km SouthSouthWest
21) South Walls 49.4 km SouthSouthWest
22) Island of Stroma 60.8 km SouthSouthWest
23) Fair Isle 73.4 km EastNorthEast
24) Foula 97.3 km NorthNorthEast
25) Mainland Shetland 106.4 km NorthEast
Country:
Country-section: Schotland
Location in Country:
Name :
Name :
Main place: Pierowall
Places portal2europe
(sister website):
Braehead (Central)
Broughton (Central)
Langskaill (SouthWest)
Midbea (Central)
Pierowall (NorthNorthWest)
Rackwick (West)
Rapness (SouthEast)
Skaill (WestNorthWest)
Skelwick (EastSouthEast)
Sulland (SouthEast)
Windywalls (WestNorthWest)

Location Main place: North
Sea:
Distance to main land: 65 km
Nearest Country:
Type Rock outcrop: rocky surface
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks:


Topographic islandmap Westray

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Height map of Westray

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Weather at Westray

The weather type in Pierowallscattered cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 10 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 6.91 meter per second (Wind force - bft 4)
Winddirection: North-northeast
Atmospheric pressure: 1000 mb
Humidity: 73 %
Daylength at 27 September 2022:11 hour and 51 minutes
Sunrise: 08:07 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 19:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Westray

Climate: Temperature and Precipitation



Transport on your island-holiday

Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: No
International airport present : No
Accessible by car: No
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 0 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: No
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: No
Ferry - Car - connect with another island - Island hopping: No
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with another island: No
Bicycle facilities: No

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Landuse Westray

 Forest   0 km2 
 0% 
 Nature   6.5 km2 
 14% 
 Agriculture   37.6 km2 
 79% 
 Wet nature   0 km2 
 0% 
 Water   2.3 km2 
 5% 
 Urban area   0.4 km2 
 1% 
 Infrastructure   0 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 0% 
 Rock outcrop   0.6 km2 
 1%