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
Clear
31320
17h36
Sunset
07h02
Sunrise
Qui
8 - 18
Sex
8 - 21
Sáb
10 - 19
Dom
13 - 18
Seg
13 - 17
11
ºC
Air Temperature
NNE
9
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
97
%
Relative Humidity
1022
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
86%
Ebb Tide
05h08
to Low Tide
86
07:27
Low Tide
01:28
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

82%
2,79 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

84%
1,18 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

85%
3,02 m
9.9 ft
High Tide

87%
0,97 m
3.2 ft
Low Tide

89%
2,93 m
9.6 ft
High Tide

90%
1,03 m
3.4 ft
Low Tide

92%
3,14 m
10.3 ft
High Tide

93%
0,86 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

94%
3,06 m
10 ft
High Tide

95%
0,90 m
3 ft
Low Tide

96%
3,23 m
10.6 ft
High Tide

97%
0,77 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

98%
3,17 m
10.4 ft
High Tide

98%
0,80 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,28 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

99%
0,72 m
2.4 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,24 m
10.6 ft
High Tide

100%
0,74 m
2.4 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,30 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

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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