• Mouth of the Mocho Stream
    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
    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
    Entrance to the pedestrian seaside road at Praia da Frente Azul Beach.
  • West of Praia da Frente Azul Beach
    West perspective of Praia da Frente Azul Beach, near the sports fields.
  • Sand, Praia da Frente Azul Beach
    Sand of Praia da Frente Azul Beach.
  • Sports fields at Praia da Frente Azul Beach
    Praia da Frente Azul Beach, fields for games on the sand.
  • Pier of Praia da Frente Azul Beach
    South part, bar and pier of Praia da Frente Azul Beach.
  • Bar of Praia da Frente Azul Beach
    Praia da Frente Azul Beach, bar and dwellings on the southern area.

Praia da Frente Azul Beach

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Weather, Wave Climate and Tide Times

Clear

28500


to Sunrise

7ºC
23ºC
11ºC
23ºC
10ºC
21ºC
11ºC
22ºC
10ºC
20ºC
12

Air Temperature12 ºC

9

Wind Speed9 km/h East

64

Humidity64 %

1015

Pressure1015 mbar

Waning Gibbous Moon
18th day , 88% visible

-INF%

Flood Tide

19ºday
82%
20ºday
73%
21ºday
63%
22ºday
54%
23ºday
44%
13.8

Water Temperature13.8 ºC

6.9

Wave Period6.9 s North

1.15

Mean Wave Height1.15 m

Tide Times

DateHourHeightState
3,62 mHigh tide
0,50 mLow tide
3,43 mHigh tide
0,57 mLow tide
3,35 mHigh tide
0,77 mLow tide
3,20 mHigh tide
0,83 mLow tide
3,03 mHigh tide
1,06 mLow tide
2,96 mHigh tide
1,11 mLow tide
2,73 mHigh tide
1,32 mLow tide
2,74 mHigh tide
1,34 mLow tide
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Description

Lifeguarded beach
from to .

16416000

83 days for the start of bathing season.

Our rating 6/10

2017 Awards

Blue Flag

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

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Documents

  1. Plan of Praia da Frente Azul Beach

Ratings History

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

Map and Location

Coordinates

N 41º 0.86982'
W 8º 38.68794'

Maritime Authority

Capitania do Porto do Douro

Parish

Espinho

Municipality

Espinho

District

Aveiro

Region

Douro Litoral

Country

Portugal

Bathing Water

Frente Azul

Coastal Unit

Espinho (N) - Furadouro

Coastal Region

Costa Verde

Accommodation at Praia da Frente Azul Beach

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