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

Third Quarter Moon
Clear
22020
18h44
Sunset
07h54
Sunrise
Dom
7 - 16
Seg
8 - 18
Ter
7 - 16
Qua
9 - 16
Qui
10 - 18
11
ºC
Air Temperature
NE
8
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
96
%
Relative Humidity
1013
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
21%
Ebb Tide
01h20
to Low Tide
21
02:12
Low Tide
19:52
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

55%
1,30 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

52%
2,77 m
9.1 ft
High Tide

49%
1,28 m
4.2 ft
Low Tide

46%
2,60 m
8.5 ft
High Tide

43%
1,40 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

40%
2,75 m
9 ft
High Tide

37%
1,25 m
4.1 ft
Low Tide

34%
2,66 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

32%
1,33 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

29%
2,89 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

26%
1,05 m
3.4 ft
Low Tide

23%
2,86 m
9.4 ft
High Tide

21%
1,12 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

18%
3,12 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

16%
0,80 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

14%
3,11 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia de Matosinhos Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
3110400
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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