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 Gibbous Moon
Partly Cloudy
33780
17h33
Sunset
07h05
Sunrise
Qui
11 - 16
Sex
12 - 17
Sáb
15 - 17
Dom
15 - 17
Seg
13 - 16
13
ºC
Air Temperature
ESE
6
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
93
%
Relative Humidity
1013
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
75%
Ebb Tide
04h33
to Low Tide
75
07:30
Low Tide
01:27
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

82%
2,79 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

84%
1,16 m
3.8 ft
Low Tide

85%
3,04 m
10 ft
High Tide

87%
0,97 m
3.2 ft
Low Tide

89%
2,94 m
9.6 ft
High Tide

90%
1,01 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

92%
3,15 m
10.3 ft
High Tide

93%
0,86 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

94%
3,08 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

95%
0,89 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

96%
3,24 m
10.6 ft
High Tide

97%
0,77 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

98%
3,19 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

98%
0,79 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,29 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

99%
0,71 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,27 m
10.7 ft
High Tide

100%
0,73 m
2.4 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,31 m
10.9 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia do Forte do Cão Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
3805200
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 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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