Praia da Arrifana Beach

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North at  Praia da Arrifana Beach

1/2 North part of Praia da Arrifana Beach.

South at  Praia da Arrifana Beach

2/2 South view at Praia da Arrifana Beach. Far, the Agulha Stone.

Weather and Tide Table

Third Quarter Moon
Fair
36900
06h59
Sunrise
20h15
Sunset
Sex
17 - 26
Sáb
16 - 23
Dom
16 - 21
Seg
16 - 23
Ter
16 - 23
25
ºC
Air Temperature
NW
11
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
47
%
Relative Humidity
1005
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
27%
Flood Tide
04h36
to High Tide
27
15:31
Low Tide
21:51
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

45%
1,38 m
4.5 ft
Low Tide

43%
2,60 m
8.5 ft
High Tide

40%
1,45 m
4.8 ft
Low Tide

37%
2,57 m
8.4 ft
High Tide

34%
1,41 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

32%
2,63 m
8.6 ft
High Tide

29%
1,39 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

26%
2,62 m
8.6 ft
High Tide

24%
1,33 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

21%
2,78 m
9.1 ft
High Tide

19%
1,21 m
4 ft
Low Tide

17%
2,78 m
9.1 ft
High Tide

14%
1,16 m
3.8 ft
Low Tide

12%
3,01 m
9.9 ft
High Tide

10%
0,96 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

9%
3,00 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

7%
0,93 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

5%
3,27 m
10.7 ft
High Tide

4%
0,69 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia da Arrifana Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
7257600
days for the end of bathing season

It's an Oceanic Beach in the northern hemisphere bathed by the Atlantic Ocean, located on the coast of Portugal - Iberian Peninsula - in the municipality of Aljezur.

Praia da Arrifana Beach as a very extensive sand followed by a string of pebbles. It's located in a pronounced bay that is surrounded by cliffs.
On top of the north cliff lies the well known Ponta da Atalaia, place where one finds ruins of the 1 and the 2.
At south may and a few distance from the scarp, can be sighted an islet known as Pedra da Agulha.
This is one of the beaches that offers the best conditions for surfing, during the entire year.

References

  1. Arrifana Ribat
  2. Arirfana Fort

Where is it?

Map of Praia da Arrifana Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.294409º
Lon. -8.866074º
N 37º 17.66454'
W 8º 51.96444'
N 37º 17' 39.87"
W 8º 51' 57.87"
Parish Aljezur
County Aljezur
District Faro
Region Algarve
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Lagos
Protected Area Parque Natural do Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina
Bathing Water Arrifana
Coastal Unit Ponta da Atalaia - Pontal
Coastal Region Costa Vicentina

Awards

Award 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
Water Quality
Blue Flag
Gold Flag
Handicapped-Accessible Beach
Zero Polution

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