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

Waning Gibbous Moon
Blustery
4680
21h03
Sunset
06h19
Sunrise
Qui
14 - 21
Sex
16 - 22
Sáb
14 - 24
Dom
16 - 25
Seg
16 - 23
16
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
25
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
99
%
Relative Humidity
1010
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
22%
Ebb Tide
01h21
to Low Tide
22
23:43
Low Tide
17:31
High Tide
14.3
ºC
Water Temperature
WNW
Wave Direction
0.97
m
Wave Medium Height
4.7
s
Wave Medium Period

95%
3,05 m
10 ft
High Tide

94%
0,86 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

93%
3,30 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

91%
0,79 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

90%
3,00 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

89%
0,92 m
3 ft
Low Tide

87%
3,23 m
10.6 ft
High Tide

85%
0,86 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

84%
2,93 m
9.6 ft
High Tide

82%
1,00 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

80%
3,14 m
10.3 ft
High Tide

78%
0,95 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

76%
2,85 m
9.4 ft
High Tide

74%
1,10 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

71%
3,02 m
9.9 ft
High Tide

69%
1,05 m
3.4 ft
Low Tide

67%
2,77 m
9.1 ft
High Tide

65%
1,21 m
4 ft
Low Tide

62%
2,90 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

60%
1,15 m
3.8 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia Azul Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
2937600
days for the end 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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