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

Waning Gibbous Moon
Mostly Cloudy
7500
06h20
Sunrise
21h02
Sunset
Sex
16 - 23
Sáb
13 - 23
Dom
15 - 23
Seg
15 - 22
Ter
15 - 21
17
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
16
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
99
%
Relative Humidity
1012
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
57%
Ebb Tide
03h22
to Low Tide
57
11:48
Low Tide
05:52
High Tide
14.3
ºC
Water Temperature
NW
Wave Direction
0.75
m
Wave Medium Height
5.8
s
Wave Medium Period

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

57%
2,69 m
8.8 ft
High Tide

55%
1,32 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
3024000
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 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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