Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach

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Entrance of Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach

1/7 Entrance to Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach, near the banners and flanked by bars.

Bar at Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach

2/7 Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach, bar on the sand.

Marés pools at Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach

3/7 Marés swimming pool on the north part of Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach.

Infrastructure of Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach

4/7 Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach, stone infrastructure on the sand.

South of Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach

5/7 South view of Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach, from Praia da Meia Laranja Beach.

Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach

6/7 Nivea Ball and material storage on the sand. In the rear, the Leixões Port.

Panoramic of Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach

7/7 Panoramic view to Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach and Leixões Port.

Weather and Tide Table

Full Moon
Cloudy
33360
07h05
Sunrise
17h31
Sunset
Sáb
13 - 18
Dom
15 - 18
Seg
12 - 18
Ter
9 - 17
Qua
8 - 15
18
ºC
Air Temperature
SSW
19
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
81
%
Relative Humidity
1020
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
No Data
No Data
No Data
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

82%
2,80 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

84%
1,17 m
3.8 ft
Low Tide

85%
3,02 m
9.9 ft
High Tide

87%
0,96 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

89%
2,95 m
9.7 ft
High Tide

90%
1,02 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

92%
3,13 m
10.3 ft
High Tide

93%
0,85 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

94%
3,08 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

95%
0,90 m
3 ft
Low Tide

96%
3,22 m
10.6 ft
High Tide

97%
0,76 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

98%
3,19 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

98%
0,80 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,28 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

99%
0,70 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,26 m
10.7 ft
High Tide

100%
0,74 m
2.4 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,30 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
3978000
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 de Leça da Palmeira Beach is located in the urban sea front of the city sharing the same name. It is part of the 1 mouth by the north margin and located beside 2.
This beach has a very long and really wide sand, bathed by an agitated sea very much appreciated by surfers.
To the north lies the Piscina das Marés3, an artificial salty water pool. Nearby, the area with a bar and between rocks is known as Praia da Meia Laranja Beach.
Further south, there's a pier belonging to 4 facilities with an astonishing length of about 2 Km.
Access is granted by Avenida da Liberdade5.

References

  1. Leça River
  2. Porto Atlântico Marina
  3. Marés Swimming Pool
  4. Leixões Port
  5. Liberdade Avenue

Where is it?

Map of Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.189604º
Lon. -8.705529º
N 41º 11.37624'
W 8º 42.33174'
N 41º 11' 22.57"
W 8º 42' 19.9"
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 Leça da Palmeira
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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