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WEST – Western European Summer Time (Daylight Saving Time)

Also known as: WEDT – Western European Daylight Time

Time zone map of WEST
Currently observing WEST.
Areas with same time currently (UTC +1).
Currently observing WEST – Western European Summer Time.
Currently has same time zone offset as WEST (UTC +1) but different time zone name.

Western European Summer Time (WEST) is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. This time zone is a Daylight Saving Time time zone and is used in: Europe, Africa.

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Winter Time & DST

This time zone is a daylight saving/summer time zone, in the winter some places will switch to the corresponding standard time zone: WET (Western European Time).

Email Time Zone Indicator: +0100

An email sent from someone in the Western European Summer Time (WEST) time zone will have the time zone listed as "+0100" in the headers of the email. (However, "+0100" does not have to be in Western European Summer Time, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and When is WEST Observed?

Europe

European countries/territories using WEST in the summer and WET in the winter:

  • Canary Islands (Spain)
  • Faroe Islands
  • Portugal (including Madeira)

Africa

African countries using WEST in the summer and WET in the winter:

  • Morocco
  • Western Sahara

Other Time Zones in UTC +1

Some time zones exist that have the same offset as WEST, but can be found under a different name:


WEST time now

8:56:38PM

Monday, August 29, 2016

  • WEST will be observed in Lisbon until Oct 30, 2016 at 2:00 AM
  • WEST will be observed in Casablanca until Oct 30, 2016 at 3:00 AM
  • UTC Offset: UTC +1
  • 5 hours ahead of Washington DC

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Other names

WESZ – Westeuropäische Sommerzeit (German)

Example cities

Portugal – Lisbon (Summer)
Morocco – Casablanca (Summer)

Related time zones

WET – Western European Time (Standard Time)


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