Praia de Ofir Beach

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Blue Flag at Praia de Ofir Beach

1/8 Blue Flag banner at Praia de Ofir Beach's entrance.

Access at Praia de Ofir Beach

2/8 Praia de Ofir Beach, wooden walkway towards south.

Barracks at Praia de Ofir Beach

3/8 Barracks by the concession at Praia de Ofir Beach.

Barrack frames, Praia de Ofir Beach

4/8 Barrack frames at the sand of Praia de Ofir Beach.

North at Praia de Ofir Beach

5/8 Praia de Ofir Beach, north view.

South of Praia de Ofir Beach

6/8 South area of Praia de Ofir Beach.

Pier, Praia de Ofir Beach

7/8 Pier at Praia de Ofir Beach.

Praia de Ofir Beach

8/8 View to Praia de Ofir Beach and the houses on the sea front, from the pier.

Weather and Tide Table

Third Quarter Moon
Mostly Cloudy
29400
19h30
Sunset
07h24
Sunrise
Dom
15 - 18
Seg
15 - 19
Ter
13 - 18
Qua
13 - 18
Qui
13 - 18
15
ºC
Air Temperature
SSE
12
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
100
%
Relative Humidity
1014
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
5%
Ebb Tide
00h18
to Low Tide
5
03:59
Low Tide
21:44
High Tide
16.1
ºC
Water Temperature
WNW
Wave Direction
1.8
m
Wave Medium Height
4
s
Wave Medium Period

50%
1,32 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

48%
2,69 m
8.8 ft
High Tide

45%
1,37 m
4.5 ft
Low Tide

42%
2,58 m
8.5 ft
High Tide

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

About the Beach

What is Praia de Ofir 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 Ofir Beach is part of the 1 mouth by the south margin. It is mid divided by a pier and there's another one to the south bounding the beach.
A very extensive sand of about 2,7 Km ends north, in the form of a sandy strip which meets the river mouth and delights bathers.
This beach attracts very people of younger generations due to the vicinity of nightlife.
Access is granted by turning to Avenida António Veiga2 right after the bridge (north-south direction), coming from Estrada Nacional 133.

References

  1. Cávado River
  2. António Veiga Street
  3. National Road 13

Where is it?

Map of Praia de Ofir Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.517300º
Lon. -8.787520º
N 41º 31.038'
W 8º 47.2512'
N 41º 31' 2.28"
W 8º 47' 15.07"
Parish Fão
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 Fão - Ofir
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
Zero Polution

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