Praia de Matosinhos Beach

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Entrance of Praia de Matosinhos Beach

1/7 Exhibitors on the entrance of Praia de Matosinhos Beach.

North part of Praia de Matosinhos Beach

2/7 North part of Praia de Matosinhos Beach, near Leixões Port.

Walkway at Praia de Matosinhos Beach

3/7 Praia de Matosinhos Beach, wooden walkway along the sand.

South of Praia de Matosinhos Beach

4/7 South part of Praia de Matosinhos Beach. Far, the Queijo Castle.

The Riguinha Stream at Praia de Matosinhos Beach

5/7 Mouth of the Riguinha Stream.

Praia de Matosinhos Beach

6/7 Praia de Matosinhos Beach.

North of Praia de Matosinhos Beach

7/7 North perspective of Praia de Matosinhos Beach. In the rear, the Leixões Port.

Weather and Tide Table

Waxing Gibbous Moon
Mostly Cloudy
23040
07h45
Sunrise
17h06
Sunset
Sex
6 - 14
Sáb
5 - 13
Dom
10 - 15
Seg
7 - 13
Ter
6 - 13
14
ºC
Air Temperature
N
10
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
67
%
Relative Humidity
1019
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
46%
Ebb Tide
02h58
to Low Tide
46
17:08
Low Tide
10:43
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

68%
1,45 m
4.8 ft
Low Tide

70%
2,70 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

72%
1,27 m
4.2 ft
Low Tide

74%
2,66 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

76%
1,33 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

78%
2,80 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

81%
1,15 m
3.8 ft
Low Tide

82%
2,81 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

84%
1,19 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

86%
2,91 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

88%
1,02 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

89%
2,96 m
9.7 ft
High Tide

91%
1,04 m
3.4 ft
Low Tide

92%
3,03 m
9.9 ft
High Tide

94%
0,90 m
3 ft
Low Tide

95%
3,11 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

96%
0,89 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

97%
3,14 m
10.3 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia de Matosinhos Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
7088400
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 Matosinhos Beach presents a wide and very extensive sand, belonging to the 1 mouth by the south margin.
To the north the sand is bounded by a pier of 2 facilities and to the south, by the well known Rotunda da Anémona3.
Nearby, empty the Ribeira da Riguinha or Ribeira do Couto4 and the Ribeira de Carcavelos5.
This is the most requested beach of county, being located in an area full of catering establishments.
Access is done through Avenida Norton de Matos6.

References

  1. Leça River
  2. Leixões Port
  3. Anémona Roundabout
  4. Riguinha Stream, also known as Couto Stream
  5. Carcavelos Stream
  6. Norton de Matos Avenue

Where is it?

Map of Praia de Matosinhos Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.176750º
Lon. -8.691830º
N 41º 10.605'
W 8º 41.5098'
N 41º 10' 36.3"
W 8º 41' 30.59"
Parish Matosinhos
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 Matosinhos
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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