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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -0.98145 lat : 60.35571
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -0°58'53.2344 lat : 60°21'20.5488
Surface area: 19.3 km2 (0.051 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 26.7 km
Average height: 35 metre
Length island: 8.8 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 3.4 km
Name : Ward of Clett (0 metre)
Orientation island: West - Northeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 1061
Population density: 53.86 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Clate, Isbister, Sandwick, Saltness, Huxter, Challister, Marrister, North Park, Skaw (N)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Whalsay
Archipelago (island group):
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Mainland Shetland 2.7 km WestSouthWest
2) Housay - Out Skerries 6.5 km EastNorthEast
3) Bruray - Out Skerries 9.2 km EastNorthEast
4) Yell 12.6 km NorthNorthWest
5) Bressay 16 km SouthSouthWest
6) Muckle Roe 19 km West
7) Fetlar 19.8 km North
8) Trondra 26.2 km SouthSouthWest
9) West Burra 28.6 km SouthSouthWest
10) East Burra 30.3 km SouthSouthWest
11) Unst 32.2 km North
12) Vaila 32.8 km WestSouthWest
13) Papa Stour 34.4 km West
14) Foula 59.4 km WestSouthWest
15) Fair Isle 92.6 km SouthSouthWest
16) North Ronaldsay 129.1 km SouthWest
17) Sanday 137.7 km SouthWest
18) Papa Westray 147.7 km SouthWest
19) Westray 152.6 km SouthWest
20) Eday 154.5 km SouthWest
21) Stronsay 158.4 km SouthWest
22) Rousay 167.5 km SouthWest
23) Egilsay 167.5 km SouthWest
24) Auskerry 168.3 km SouthSouthWest
25) Shapinsay 170.7 km SouthWest
Country:
Country-section: Schotland
Location in Country:
Name :
Name :
Main place: Symbister
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(sister website):
Brough (North)
Huxter (SouthSouthWest)
Isbister (East)
Marrister (WestNorthWest)
Skaw (EastNorthEast)
Symbister (SouthWest)

Location Main place: Southwest
Sea:
Distance to main land: 219 km
Nearest Country:
Type Rock outcrop: Metamorphic rock
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks:


Topographic islandmap Whalsay

Whalsay map

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Height map of Whalsay

Whalsay Digital terrain model - DTM



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Weather at Whalsay

The weather type in Shetland Islandsfew cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 11 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 8.51 meter per second (Wind force - bft 5)
Winddirection: Southwest
Atmospheric pressure: 984 mb
Humidity: 83 %
Daylength at 1 October 2022:11 hour and 29 minutes
Sunrise: 08:09 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 19:38 Europe/Amsterdam
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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 Whalsay

 Forest   0 km2 
 0% 
 Nature   12.2 km2 
 63% 
 Agriculture   4.4 km2 
 23% 
 Wet nature   1.8 km2 
 10% 
 Water   0.8 km2 
 4% 
 Urban area   0 km2 
 0% 
 Infrastructure   0 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 0% 
 Rock outcrop   0 km2 
 0%