Praia do Forte de Santa Catarina Beach

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Panoramic of Praia do Forte de Santa Catarina Beach

1/3 Panoramic perspective to Praia do Forte de Santa Catarina Beach.

Praia do Forte de Santa Catarina Beach

2/3 Praia do Forte de Santa Catarina Beach.

Mouth of Mondego River

3/3 View to the Mondego River mouth, from Praia do Forte de Santa Catarina Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Waxing Gibbous Moon
Partly Cloudy
15780
06h06
Sunrise
21h03
Sunset
Seg
13 - 18
Ter
13 - 18
Qua
13 - 18
Qui
13 - 18
Sex
13 - 20
16
ºC
Air Temperature
N
21
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
77
%
Relative Humidity
1019
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
54%
Flood Tide
02h53
to High Tide
54
07:08
Low Tide
13:23
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

About the Beach

What is Praia do Forte de Santa Catarina Beach?

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 Figueira da Foz.

Praia do Forte de Santa Catarina Beach acquired this name for being situated just few meters away from the 1.
The reduced size sand is flanked by two piers: the longest at north, part of the Rio Mondego2 bar and another one to the south, having a shorter length.
For being in the interior of the river bar, this beach presents its bathers with serene waters.
Nearby the beach, right beside the facilities of 3, there's a support car parking.
Access is done by Avenida de Espanha4.

References

  1. Santa Catarina Fort
  2. Mondego River
  3. Figueira da Foz Yatching Harbor
  4. Espanha Avenue

Where is it?

Map of Praia do Forte de Santa Catarina Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 40.146873º
Lon. -8.867396º
N 40º 8.81238'
W 8º 52.04376'
N 40º 8' 48.74"
W 8º 52' 2.63"
Parish São Julião da Figueira da Foz
County Figueira da Foz
District Coimbra
Region Beira Litoral
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto da Figueira da Foz
Protected Area
Bathing Water Praia do Forte
Coastal Unit Cabo Mondego - Foz do Mondego (N)
Coastal Region Costa de Prata

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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