Praia da Frente Azul Beach

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Mouth of the Mocho Stream

1/8 Mouth of the Mocho Stream, the border between the counties of Espinho and Vila Nova de Gaia.

North part of Praia da Frente Azul Beach

2/8 View to the north part of Praia da Frente Azul Beach, from the bridge over the Mocho Stream.

Seaside road at Praia da Frente Azul Beach

3/8 Entrance to the pedestrian seaside road at Praia da Frente Azul Beach.

West of Praia da Frente Azul Beach

4/8 West perspective of Praia da Frente Azul Beach, near the sports fields.

Sand, Praia da Frente Azul Beach

5/8 Sand of Praia da Frente Azul Beach.

Sports fields at Praia da Frente Azul Beach

6/8 Praia da Frente Azul Beach, fields for games on the sand.

Pier of Praia da Frente Azul Beach

7/8 South part, bar and pier of Praia da Frente Azul Beach.

Bar of Praia da Frente Azul Beach

8/8 Praia da Frente Azul Beach, bar and dwellings on the southern area.

Weather and Tide Table

Waning Gibbous Moon
Partly Cloudy
25140
07h50
Sunrise
18h49
Sunset
Qui
13 - 16
Sex
12 - 16
Sáb
10 - 16
Dom
8 - 16
Seg
9 - 17
16
ºC
Air Temperature
SW
18
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
89
%
Relative Humidity
1012
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
42%
Flood Tide
03h34
to High Tide
42
12:12
Low Tide
18:24
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

83%
3,18 m
10.4 ft
High Tide

80%
0,87 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

78%
3,04 m
10 ft
High Tide

76%
0,95 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

74%
3,05 m
10 ft
High Tide

71%
1,02 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

69%
2,87 m
9.4 ft
High Tide

66%
1,13 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

63%
2,90 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

61%
1,18 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

58%
2,69 m
8.8 ft
High Tide

55%
1,30 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

52%
2,77 m
9.1 ft
High Tide

49%
1,28 m
4.2 ft
Low Tide

46%
2,60 m
8.5 ft
High Tide

43%
1,40 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

40%
2,75 m
9 ft
High Tide

37%
1,25 m
4.1 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia da Frente Azul Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
2851200
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 Espinho.

Praia da Frente Azul Beach has a broad and very lengthy sand, bounded north by the Ribeira do Mocho that is the natural border between and counties.
In the south part there's a pier belonging to Baía de Espinho1.
During summer time, infrastructures are assembled, allowing to practice several sports on the sand, like basketball, volleyball and soccer.
This shoreline is divided by sandy sections inherent to the respective beach bars, known by (from north to south direction):

  1. Praia de Marbelo Beach
  2. Praia Pop (North) Beach
  3. Praia Pop (South) Beach
  4. Praia Azul (North) Beach
  5. Praia Azul (South) Beach
  6. Praia da Seca Beach
  7. Praia da Costa Verde Beach

The name of each beach bar is dependent on management.
Access to sea side road is done by Rua 622, beside a public pool called .

References

  1. Espinho Bay
  2. 62 Street

Where is it?

Map of Praia da Frente Azul Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.014497º
Lon. -8.644799º
N 41º 0.86982'
W 8º 38.68794'
N 41º 0' 52.19"
W 8º 38' 41.28"
Parish Espinho
County Espinho
District Aveiro
Region Douro Litoral
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto do Douro
Protected Area
Bathing Water Frente Azul
Coastal Unit Espinho (N) - Furadouro
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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