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 Crescent Moon
Mostly Cloudy
20700
06h02
Sunrise
21h06
Sunset
Seg
13 - 20
Ter
12 - 23
Qua
14 - 22
Qui
14 - 22
Sex
16 - 22
16
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
24
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
83
%
Relative Humidity
1017
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
2%
Flood Tide
06h09
to High Tide
2
11:40
Low Tide
17:57
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

8%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

10%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

11%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

13%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

15%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

17%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

18%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

21%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

23%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

25%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

27%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

29%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

32%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

34%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

37%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

39%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

42%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

44%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

47%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

50%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

53%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

55%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

58%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

61%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

64%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

67%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

69%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

72%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

75%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

77%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

80%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

82%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

85%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

87%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

89%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

91%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

92%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

94%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

95%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

97%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

98%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

99%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia de Matosinhos Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
1468800
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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