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

Waning Gibbous Moon
Mostly Cloudy
12780
21h09
Sunset
06h00
Sunrise
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
41%
Flood Tide
03h41
to High Tide
41
22:12
Low Tide
04:24
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

98%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

97%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

96%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

95%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

94%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

93%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

91%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

90%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

88%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

87%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

85%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

83%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

81%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

79%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

77%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

75%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

73%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

71%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

68%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

66%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

64%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

61%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

59%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

56%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

53%
2,6 m
8.5 ft
High Tide

51%
1,4 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

48%
2,6 m
8.5 ft
High Tide

45%
1,4 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

42%
2,5 m
8.2 ft
High Tide

40%
1,5 m
4.9 ft
Low Tide

37%
2,6 m
8.5 ft
High Tide

34%
1,4 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

31%
2,5 m
8.2 ft
High Tide

29%
1,5 m
4.9 ft
Low Tide

26%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

23%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

21%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

18%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

16%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

14%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

12%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

10%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia da Foz do Minho Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
14259600
days for the start 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
Zero Polution

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