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Location Vindafjord, Rogaland
Coordinates 59°29′51″N 5°43′27″E / 59.4976°N 5.7243°E / 59.4976; 5.7243Coordinates: 59°29′51″N 5°43′27″E / 59.4976°N 5.7243°E / 59.4976; 5.7243
Primary outflows Åmselva river
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 5.8 kilometres (3.6 mi)
Max. width 900 metres (3,000 ft)
Surface area 2.16 km2 (0.83 sq mi)
Shore length1 14.22 kilometres (8.84 mi)
Surface elevation 15 metres (49 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Vatsvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Vindafjord in Rogaland county, Norway. The 2.16-square-kilometre (0.83 sq mi) lake lies south of the European route E134 highway and north of the village of Vats. The long, narrow lake is 5.8 kilometres (3.6 mi) long, and has a maximum width of 900 metres (3,000 ft). The primary outflow of the lake is the river Åmselva which flows south into the Vatsfjorden.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Vats – sogn" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2015-07-01. 
  2. ^ "Vatsvatnet, Vindafjord (Rogaland)" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2015-07-01.