Praia da Foz do Minho Beach

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Access to Praia da Foz do Minho Beach

1/7 Access walkway to the sand of Praia da Foz do Minho Beach.

South of Praia da Foz do Minho Beach

2/7 Ínsua Fort and south view of Praia da Foz do Minho Beach.

Spain and Praia da Foz do Minho Beach

3/7 View over Spain and the North of Praia da Foz do Minho Beach.

Seaside, Praia da Foz do Minho Beach

4/7 Praia da Foz do Minho Beach by the seaside.

Ínsua Fort, Praia da Foz do Minho Beach

5/7 Ínsua Fort at Santo Isidro's islet.

Lifeguard station

6/7 Lifeguard supervising station and Ìnsua Fort at the rear end.

Mouth of the Minho River

7/7 Mouth of the Minho River and Spain at the opposite riverside.

Weather and Tide Table

Waxing Gibbous Moon
Mostly Cloudy
15960
06h00
Sunrise
21h09
Sunset
Seg
12 - 18
Ter
14 - 20
Qua
15 - 20
Qui
14 - 21
Sex
15 - 21
16
ºC
Air Temperature
N
18
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
74
%
Relative Humidity
1009
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
52%
Flood Tide
02h58
to High Tide
52
07:10
Low Tide
13:25
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

About the Beach

What is Praia da Foz do Minho Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
259200
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 Caminha.

Praia da Foz do Minho Beach also known as Praia de Caminha Beach, stretching for about 1,2 Km, is the most northern oceanic beach in .
It's part of the 1 mouth by the south margin, having a river front in the north area, and is located close to the border with Spain.
Nature lovers have the chance to enjoy the beauty of the 2 that complements this fantastic scenery.
From here one can sight the Forte da Ínsua3 that rises imposing on the 4 400 meters from the shore.

References

  1. Minho River
  2. Camarido National Forest
  3. Ínsua Fort
  4. Santo Isidro Islet

Where is it?

Map of Praia da Foz do Minho Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.866770º
Lon. -8.863437º
N 41º 52.0062'
W 8º 51.80622'
N 41º 52' 0.37"
W 8º 51' 48.37"
Parish Cristelo
County Caminha
District Viana do Castelo
Region Minho
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Caminha
Protected Area
Bathing Water Caminha
Coastal Unit Foz do Rio Minho - Foz do Rio Lima (N)
Coastal Region Costa Verde

Awards

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