Praia de Apúlia (Norte) Beach

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Windmill at Praia de Apúlia (North) Beach

1/6 Windmill by a walkway on the dunes, at Praia de Apúlia (North) Beach.

Entrance, Praia de Apúlia (North) Beach

2/6 Entrance to the sand.

South of Praia de Apúlia (North) Beach

3/6 Praia de Apúlia (North) Beach, south view.

Apúlia houses

4/6 Houses at the sea front of Apúlia village.

Windmills at Praia de Apúlia (North) Beach

5/6 Windmills on the dunes of Praia de Apúlia (North) Beach, view from the seaside.

Praia de Apúlia (North) Beach

6/6 Praia de Apúlia (North) Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Third Quarter Moon
Cloudy
32460
19h30
Sunset
07h24
Sunrise
Dom
14 - 18
Seg
15 - 19
Ter
13 - 18
Qua
13 - 18
Qui
13 - 18
15
ºC
Air Temperature
SSE
14
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
100
%
Relative Humidity
1014
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
8%
Flood Tide
05h56
to High Tide
8
03:59
Low Tide
10:28
High Tide
16.1
ºC
Water Temperature
WNW
Wave Direction
1.8
m
Wave Medium Height
4
s
Wave Medium Period

39%
1,40 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

36%
2,68 m
8.8 ft
High Tide

33%
1,33 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

30%
2,62 m
8.6 ft
High Tide

28%
1,32 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

25%
2,83 m
9.3 ft
High Tide

22%
1,13 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

20%
2,83 m
9.3 ft
High Tide

18%
1,11 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

15%
3,10 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

13%
0,85 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

11%
3,10 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

9%
0,84 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

7%
3,39 m
11.1 ft
High Tide

6%
0,56 m
1.8 ft
Low Tide

4%
3,37 m
11.1 ft
High Tide

3%
0,58 m
1.9 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia de Apúlia (Norte) Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
691200
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 Esposende.

Praia de Apúlia (North) Beach integrates the urban sea front of town.
The sand is extensive and the south part of the beach is more sheltered from typical northern winds of this region due to being faced to soutwest.
On dunes top there are five windmills bringing a rustic touch to the landscape.
At center empties the Ribeira da Lagoa1, flowing into the sea, where several rocks await bathers by seaside.
Access is available along Avenida Marginal de Cedovém2
This beach is integrated in the 4.

References

  1. Lagoa Stream
  2. Marginal de Cedovém Avenue
  3. Northern Littoral Natural Park

Where is it?

Map of Praia de Apúlia (Norte) Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.486577º
Lon. -8.781107º
N 41º 29.19462'
W 8º 46.86642'
N 41º 29' 11.68"
W 8º 46' 51.99"
Parish Apúlia
County Esposende
District Braga
Region Minho
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Viana do Castelo
Protected Area Parque Natural do Litoral Norte
Bathing Water Apúlia
Coastal Unit Foz do Rio Lima (N) - Cabo de Santo André
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
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