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

Waning Gibbous Moon
Clear
23400
21h08
Sunset
06h12
Sunrise
Qui
15 - 27
Sex
17 - 31
Sáb
18 - 26
Dom
18 - 30
Seg
21 - 29
16
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
24
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
89
%
Relative Humidity
1012
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
41%
Flood Tide
03h37
to High Tide
41
01:05
Low Tide
07:16
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

77%
0,90 m
3 ft
Low Tide

75%
2,85 m
9.4 ft
High Tide

73%
1,09 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

70%
3,06 m
10 ft
High Tide

68%
1,04 m
3.4 ft
Low Tide

66%
2,74 m
9 ft
High Tide

64%
1,22 m
4 ft
Low Tide

61%
2,91 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

59%
1,16 m
3.8 ft
Low Tide

56%
2,64 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

54%
1,34 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

51%
2,78 m
9.1 ft
High Tide

49%
1,26 m
4.1 ft
Low Tide

46%
2,58 m
8.5 ft
High Tide

44%
1,42 m
4.7 ft
Low Tide

42%
2,69 m
8.8 ft
High Tide

39%
1,32 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia de Matosinhos Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
2160000
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 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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