Praia da Memória Beach

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Entrance, Praia da Memória Beach

1/6 Entrance to Praia da Memória Beach.

Walkway at Praia da Memória Beach

2/6 Walkway near the dunes at Praia da Memória Beach.

Praia da Memória Beach

3/6 Praia da Memória Beach.

North of Praia da Memória Beach

4/6 North view of Praia da Memória Beach.

Dune system of Praia da Memória Beach

5/6 Walkways network on the dune system. In the rear, the Obelisk of Praia da Memória Beach.

Obelisk of Praia da Memória Beach

6/6 Obelisk of Praia da Memória Beach, in tribute to the landing of D. Pedro's troops.

Weather and Tide Table

Third Quarter Moon
Clear
43860
18h43
Sunset
07h55
Sunrise
Seg
8 - 18
Ter
9 - 17
Qua
11 - 17
Qui
10 - 18
Sex
10 - 19
10
ºC
Air Temperature
ENE
14
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
78
%
Relative Humidity
1012
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
51%
Flood Tide
03h13
to High Tide
51
03:36
Low Tide
10:08
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

43%
1,40 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

40%
2,75 m
9 ft
High Tide

37%
1,25 m
4.1 ft
Low Tide

34%
2,66 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

32%
1,33 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

29%
2,89 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

26%
1,05 m
3.4 ft
Low Tide

23%
2,86 m
9.4 ft
High Tide

21%
1,12 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

18%
3,12 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

16%
0,80 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

14%
3,11 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

12%
0,86 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

10%
3,38 m
11.1 ft
High Tide

8%
0,55 m
1.8 ft
Low Tide

6%
3,35 m
11 ft
High Tide

5%
0,60 m
2 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia da Memória Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
3196800
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 da Memória Beach was stage for history due to the landing of in 1832, followed by 7500 men to defeat his brother during the 1 between liberals and absolutists.
This beach, also known as Praia dos Ladrões Beach, has a wide dune system which got reduced in the north part because of the construction of a generous car parking.
Near the long network of walkways on the dune system, arises the Obelisco da Praia da Memória2.
The access is done through Avenida Dom Pedro IV3 or by Rua do Facho4.

References

  1. Portuguese Civil War
  2. Praia da Memória Obelisk
  3. Dom Pedro IV Avenue
  4. Facho Street

Where is it?

Map of Praia da Memória Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.230672º
Lon. -8.721244º
N 41º 13.84032'
W 8º 43.27464'
N 41º 13' 50.42"
W 8º 43' 16.48"
Parish Perafita
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 Memória
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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