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
Blustery
2160
21h03
Sunset
06h19
Sunrise
Qui
14 - 21
Sex
16 - 22
Sáb
14 - 24
Dom
16 - 25
Seg
16 - 23
17
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
28
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
98
%
Relative Humidity
1010
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
33%
Ebb Tide
02h03
to Low Tide
33
23:43
Low Tide
17:31
High Tide
14.3
ºC
Water Temperature
NW
Wave Direction
1.05
m
Wave Medium Height
4.8
s
Wave Medium Period

95%
3,05 m
10 ft
High Tide

94%
0,86 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

93%
3,30 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

91%
0,79 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

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

About the Beach

What is Praia de Matosinhos Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
2937600
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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