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

Third Quarter Moon
Showers
3240
07h19
Sunrise
19h29
Sunset
Sex
18 - 22
Sáb
18 - 25
Dom
16 - 24
Seg
17 - 26
Ter
17 - 25
20
ºC
Air Temperature
S
9
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
94
%
Relative Humidity
1008
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
90%
Ebb Tide
05h22
to Low Tide
90
13:36
Low Tide
07:36
High Tide
20.1
ºC
Water Temperature
W
Wave Direction
0.8
m
Wave Medium Height
5.4
s
Wave Medium Period

62%
1,18 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

59%
2,75 m
9 ft
High Tide

56%
1,27 m
4.2 ft
Low Tide

53%
2,63 m
8.6 ft
High Tide

51%
1,34 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

48%
2,65 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

45%
1,38 m
4.5 ft
Low Tide

42%
2,54 m
8.3 ft
High Tide

39%
1,43 m
4.7 ft
Low Tide

36%
2,66 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

33%
1,34 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

31%
2,61 m
8.6 ft
High Tide

28%
1,35 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

25%
2,81 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

23%
1,13 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

20%
2,80 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

18%
1,13 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

15%
3,05 m
10 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia de Faro (Mar) Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
518400
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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