Praia de Faro (Mar) Beach

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Entrance of Praia de Faro (Sea) Beach

1/5 Entrance and banners at Praia de Faro (Sea) Beach.

Lifeguard station at Praia de Faro (Sea) Beach

2/5 Lifeguard station at Praia de Faro (Sea) Beach.

Seaside of Praia de Faro (Sea) Beach

3/5 Praia de Faro (Sea) Beach, by the water line.

Praia de Faro (Sea) Beach

4/5 Praia de Faro (Sea) Beach, perspective from the dunes.

Houses on the dunes of Praia de Faro (Sea) Beach

5/5 Dune system at Praia de Faro (Sea) Beach, topped by dwellings.

Weather and Tide Table

Waxing Crescent Moon
Partly Cloudy
6300
07h19
Sunrise
19h29
Sunset
Sáb
18 - 23
Dom
18 - 25
Seg
18 - 24
Ter
18 - 23
Qua
17 - 23
17
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
7
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
100
%
Relative Humidity
1016
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
34%
Ebb Tide
01h58
to Low Tide
34
11:03
Low Tide
05:15
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

11%
3,54 m
11.6 ft
High Tide

13%
0,31 m
1 ft
Low Tide

15%
3,62 m
11.9 ft
High Tide

17%
0,40 m
1.3 ft
Low Tide

20%
3,41 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

22%
0,49 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

25%
3,40 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

27%
0,66 m
2.2 ft
Low Tide

30%
3,22 m
10.6 ft
High Tide

32%
0,74 m
2.4 ft
Low Tide

35%
3,12 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

38%
0,97 m
3.2 ft
Low Tide

41%
3,00 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

44%
1,03 m
3.4 ft
Low Tide

47%
2,83 m
9.3 ft
High Tide

50%
1,27 m
4.2 ft
Low Tide

53%
2,80 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

55%
1,26 m
4.1 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia de Faro (Mar) Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
432000
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 Faro.

Praia de Faro (Sea) Beach is in a long and narrow peninsula - Ancão Peninsula - known as Ilha de Faro1, at the heart of 2 (a valley eroded by rivers and with sandy islands which is flooded by the sea, turning the water into brackish).
he sand is very extensive, measuring about 2,9 Km.
At west, the beach is enclosed by the boundary between and counties.
Car parking is large.
Access is via boat or through a bridge beside 3.

References

  1. Faro Island
  2. Formosa River
  3. Internacional Faro Airport

Where is it?

Map of Praia de Faro (Mar) Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.002548º
Lon. -7.986889º
N 37º 0.15288'
W 7º 59.21334'
N 37º 0' 9.17"
W 7º 59' 12.8"
Parish Montenegro
County Faro
District Faro
Region Algarve
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Faro
Protected Area Parque Natural da Ria Formosa
Bathing Water Faro - Mar
Coastal Unit Ancão - Cabo Santa Maria
Coastal Region Costa Algarvia

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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