Praia Azul Beach

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Boa Nova Chapel

1/6 Boa Nova Chapel, near Praia Azul Beach.

Lifeguard station, Praia Azul Beach

2/6 Praia Azul Beach, lifeguard surveillance station on the sand.

Sea at Praia Azul Beach

3/6 Seafront at Praia Azul Beach. To the left, the Boa Nova Chapel.

Baths at Praia Azul Beach

4/6 Bathing area at Praia Azul Beach. Far, the chimneys of Matosinhos industrial park.

Panoramic of Praia Azul Beach

5/6 Panoramic view over the sand of Praia Azul Beach.

Rocks at Praia Azul Beach

6/6 Rock formations enfolding the sand of Praia Azul Beach. To the left, the Leça Lighthouse.

Weather and Tide Table

Waxing Gibbous Moon
Mostly Cloudy
23160
07h45
Sunrise
17h06
Sunset
Sex
6 - 14
Sáb
5 - 13
Dom
10 - 15
Seg
7 - 13
Ter
6 - 13
14
ºC
Air Temperature
N
10
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
67
%
Relative Humidity
1019
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
46%
Ebb Tide
02h56
to Low Tide
46
17:08
Low Tide
10:43
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

68%
1,45 m
4.8 ft
Low Tide

70%
2,70 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

72%
1,27 m
4.2 ft
Low Tide

74%
2,66 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

76%
1,33 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

78%
2,80 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

81%
1,15 m
3.8 ft
Low Tide

82%
2,81 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

84%
1,19 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

86%
2,91 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

88%
1,02 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

89%
2,96 m
9.7 ft
High Tide

91%
1,04 m
3.4 ft
Low Tide

92%
3,03 m
9.9 ft
High Tide

94%
0,90 m
3 ft
Low Tide

95%
3,11 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

96%
0,89 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

97%
3,14 m
10.3 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia Azul Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
7088400
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 Matosinhos.

Praia Azul Beach is situated in a cove of small dimensions, flanked by rock formations entering the sea. Therefore, it is sheltered from winds.
The beach has a reduced sand with nearly 50 meters length and shape of a seashell.
Rocks in front of sandy area act like a natural barrier, the breaking stirred sea.
At this place empties piped, the Ribeira da Boa Nova1. Right away into south, lie the Capela da Boa Nova2, the 3 and the 4.
Access is available via Avenida da Liberdade5.

References

  1. Boa Nova Stream
  2. Boa Nova Chapel
  3. Boa Nova Tearoom
  4. Leça Lighthouse
  5. Liberdade Avenue

Where is it?

Map of Praia Azul Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.204203º
Lon. -8.714847º
N 41º 12.25218'
W 8º 42.89082'
N 41º 12' 15.13"
W 8º 42' 53.45"
Parish Leça da Palmeira
County Matosinhos
District Porto
Region Douro Litoral
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Leixões
Protected Area
Bathing Water Azul - Conchinha
Coastal Unit Cabo de Santo André - Foz do Douro (N)
Coastal Region Costa Verde

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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