Praia do Caniçal Beach

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Parking at Praia do Caniçal Beach

1/8 Praia do Caniçal Beach, open wide area for car parking.

Entrance at Praia do Caniçal Beach

2/8 Entrance to Praia do Caniçal Beach, seafront view.

South at Praia do Caniçal Beach

3/8 South view at Praia do Caniçal Beach, from the cliff top.

South, Praia do Caniçal Beach

4/8 South perspective, near the sand at Praia do Caniçal Beach.

North at Praia do Caniçal Beach

5/8 North part of Praia do Caniçal Beach. Far, the Nossa Senhora dos Anjos de Paimogo Fort.

Rocks at Praia do Caniçal Beach

6/8 Praia do Caniçal Beach, rocky cluster by the seaside.

Exit of Praia do Caniçal Beach

7/8 Access to the sand, on the cliff of Praia do Caniçal Beach.

Panoramic of Praia do Caniçal Beach

8/8 Panoramic perspective to Praia do Caniçal Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Third Quarter Moon
Fair
21660
18h49
Sunset
07h54
Sunrise
Dom
11 - 16
Seg
10 - 17
Ter
14 - 17
Qua
14 - 17
Qui
12 - 18
13
ºC
Air Temperature
N
10
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
81
%
Relative Humidity
1012
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
17%
Ebb Tide
01h05
to Low Tide
17
01:56
Low Tide
19:36
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

55%
1,33 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

52%
2,77 m
9.1 ft
High Tide

49%
1,29 m
4.2 ft
Low Tide

46%
2,57 m
8.4 ft
High Tide

44%
1,43 m
4.7 ft
Low Tide

41%
2,75 m
9 ft
High Tide

37%
1,25 m
4.1 ft
Low Tide

35%
2,64 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

32%
1,35 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

29%
2,89 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

26%
1,06 m
3.5 ft
Low Tide

24%
2,84 m
9.3 ft
High Tide

21%
1,13 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

19%
3,12 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

16%
0,81 m
2.7 ft
Low Tide

14%
3,09 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia do Caniçal 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 Lourinhã.

Praia do Caniçal Beach displays a very long sand, located in the south part of a bay. It is bounded in the ends by rock formations.
The impressive dark cliff, topped by farm land, gives this beach an uncommon beauty. From the top, the view is wonderful and it's possible to sight the 1, built in 1674.
Access is achieved through Estrada do Paimogo2, coming from village.

References

  1. Nossa Senhora dos Anjos de Paimogo Fort
  2. Paimogo Road

Where is it?

Map of Praia do Caniçal Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 39.282869º
Lon. -9.336381º
N 39º 16.97214'
W 9º 20.18286'
N 39º 16' 58.33"
W 9º 20' 10.97"
Parish Lourinhã
County Lourinhã
District Leiria
Region Estremadura
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Peniche
Protected Area
Bathing Water
Coastal Unit Porto de Peniche (Molhe W) - Ponta da Lamporeira
Coastal Region Costa Azul

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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