Praia do Forte do Cão Beach

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Praia do Forte do Cão Beach, entrance

1/7 Entrance of Praia do Forte do Cão Beach.

Access walkway

2/7 Access walkway to the sand on the dune system.

Sand of Praia do Forte do Cão Beach

3/7 Sand of Praia do Forte do Cão Beach and Vila Praia de Âncora town at the rear end.

Rocky bathing area

4/7 Rocky bathing area at Praia do Forte do Cão Beach.

North of Praia do Forte do Cão Beach

5/7 North view of Praia do Forte do Cão Beach.

Cão Fort

6/7 South area of the beach, very rocky, and Cão Fort.

Praia do Forte do Cão Beach, concession

7/7 Rocks on the sand and concession of Praia do Forte do Cão Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Waxing Crescent Moon
Mostly Cloudy
6420
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
87%
Ebb Tide
05h09
to Low Tide
87
12:57
Low Tide
07:02
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

23%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

25%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

27%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

29%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

32%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

34%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

37%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

39%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

42%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

44%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

47%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

50%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

53%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

56%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

58%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

61%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

64%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

67%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

69%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

72%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

75%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

77%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

80%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

82%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

85%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

87%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

89%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

91%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

92%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

94%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

95%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

97%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

98%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

99%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

100%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

100%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

99%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,7 m
12.1 ft
High Tide

98%
0,4 m
1.3 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia do Forte do Cão Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
1641600
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 do Forte do Cão Beach, also known as Praia do Fortim do Cão Beach, has a medium sized sand with the presence of rock formations in the south.
Here, is erected the 1 built between 1699 and 1702, having its rating of "Public Interest Property" assigned in 1967.
To the east extends the Mata National da Gelfa2.
This beach is frequented by users from the campsite.

References

  1. Cão Fort
  2. Gelfa National Forest

Where is it?

Map of Praia do Forte do Cão Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.799921º
Lon. -8.871042º
N 41º 47.99526'
W 8º 52.26252'
N 41º 47' 59.72"
W 8º 52' 15.75"
Parish Âncora
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 Forte do Cão
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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