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

Full Moon
Fair
22860
21h04
Sunset
06h17
Sunrise
Ter
15 - 23
Qua
14 - 24
Qui
16 - 23
Sex
16 - 22
Sáb
15 - 23
16
ºC
Air Temperature
NE
5
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
100
%
Relative Humidity
1009
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
89%
Flood Tide
00h41
to High Tide
89
21:56
Low Tide
04:07
High Tide
18.1
ºC
Water Temperature
NNW
Wave Direction
1.8
m
Wave Medium Height
5.9
s
Wave Medium Period

99%
3,05 m
10 ft
High Tide

100%
0,86 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,31 m
10.9 ft
High Tide

100%
0,77 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,07 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

100%
0,83 m
2.7 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,34 m
11 ft
High Tide

99%
0,75 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

98%
3,07 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

98%
0,83 m
2.7 ft
Low Tide

97%
3,34 m
11 ft
High Tide

96%
0,75 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

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

About the Beach

What is Praia da Memória Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
2764800
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 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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