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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -1.28980 lat : 50.67784
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): WGS84long: -1°17'2.3262 lat : 50°40'40.2204
Surface area: 379.8 km2 (0.769 x Mainland Orkney)
Length coastline: 148.2 km
Average height: 53 metre
Length island: 36 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 21.5 km
Name : St Boniface Down (241 metre)
Orientation island: West - East

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 140500
Population density: 369.00 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Ryde (NO), Sandown (ZO), Cowes (N)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Isle of Wight
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Brownsea Island 26.4 km West
2) Alderney 111.4 km SouthSouthWest
3) Burhou 113.7 km SouthSouthWest
4) Guernsey 144.1 km SouthSouthWest
5) Herm 145.1 km SouthSouthWest
6) Sark 146 km SouthSouthWest
7) Jethou 147.5 km SouthSouthWest
8) Brecqhou 148.1 km SouthSouthWest
9) Lihou 154.1 km SouthSouthWest
10) Jersey 157.5 km SouthSouthWest
11) Osea Island 171.3 km NorthEast
12) Grande-Île 192.6 km South
13) Tombelaine 213.4 km South
14) Mont Saint-Michel 216.1 km South
15) Lundy 222.8 km WestNorthWest
16) Île de Bréhat 224.1 km SouthSouthWest
17) Caldey Island 241.9 km WestNorthWest
18) Île de Batz 274.9 km SouthWest
19) Skokholm Island 282 km WestNorthWest
20) Skomer Island 283.8 km WestNorthWest
21) Ramsey Island 293.3 km WestNorthWest
22) Bardsey Island 320.6 km NorthWest
23) Anglesey 331.6 km NorthWest
24) St Martins 342 km WestSouthWest
25) St Marys 344.3 km WestSouthWest
Country: Great Britain
Country-section: Engeland
Location in Country: South
Name Region: Region South East England
Name Unitary authority: County Wight
Main place: Newport
Location Main place: Center
Sea: English Channel
Distance to main land: 1.4 km
Nearest Country: Great Britain
Type Rock outcrop: rocky surface
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks: Known for beautiful white cliffs

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Weather at Isle of Wight

The weather type in Newportovercast cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 11 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 0.89 meter per second (Wind force - bft 1)
Winddirection: West-northwest
Atmospheric pressure: 1017 mb
Humidity: 77 %
Daylength at 24 May 2024:15 hour and 54 minutes
Sunrise: 06:04 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 21:59 Europe/Amsterdam
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The weather for the next few hours

Newport - GB (longitude: -1.2898, latitude: 50.6778)
Distance weather station to the center island (direction ZO): 156.34 km

10 degrees Celcius
1018 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
12 degrees Celcius
1019 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
14 degrees Celcius
1019 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
14 degrees Celcius
1019 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
13 degrees Celcius
1019 mbar
clear skyweericoon

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: Yes
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 608 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: Yes
Ferry - Car - connect with another island - Island hopping: No
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with another island: No
Bicycle facilities: Yes

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Landuse Isle of Wight

 Forest   21.8 km2 
 Nature   6.3 km2 
 Agriculture   301 km2 
 Wet nature   1.7 km2 
 Water   2.2 km2 
 Urban area   44.8 km2 
 Infrastructure   1.2 km2 
 Viticulture   0.8 km2 
 Rock outcrop   0 km2