Praia do Poço da Cruz Beach

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Road to Praia do Poço da Cruz Beach

1/9 Moliceiros Street, in direction of Praia do Poço da Cruz Beach.

Access to Praia do Poço da Cruz Beach

2/9 Access walkway to Praia do Poço da Cruz Beach, on a dune.

Entrance of Praia do Poço da Cruz Beach

3/9 Entrance to Praia do Poço da Cruz Beach, near the bar.

North of Praia do Poço da Cruz Beach

4/9 Praia do Poço da Cruz Beach, north perspective.

Lifeguarded area of Praia do Poço da Cruz Beach

5/9 Lifeguarded area of Praia do Poço da Cruz Beach, near the pier.

Dune of Praia do Poço da Cruz Beach

6/9 View from the pier over a dune of Praia do Poço da Cruz Beach.

North, Praia do Poço da Cruz Beach

7/9 Praia do Poço da Cruz Beach, north view.

South of Praia do Poço da Cruz Beach

8/9 South perspective of Praia do Poço da Cruz Beach.

Exit of Praia do Poço da Cruz Beach

9/9 At the way out of Praia do Poço da Cruz Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Full Moon
Clear
31380
20h44
Sunset
06h38
Sunrise
Ter
14 - 24
Qua
13 - 25
Qui
16 - 23
Sex
16 - 23
Sáb
14 - 23
15
ºC
Air Temperature
N
13
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
96
%
Relative Humidity
1011
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
96%
Ebb Tide
05h22
to Low Tide
96
10:50
Low Tide
05:13
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

98%
3,09 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

97%
0,82 m
2.7 ft
Low Tide

96%
3,33 m
10.9 ft
High Tide

95%
0,73 m
2.4 ft
Low Tide

93%
3,06 m
10 ft
High Tide

92%
0,85 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

91%
3,27 m
10.7 ft
High Tide

89%
0,80 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

88%
3,00 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

86%
0,92 m
3 ft
Low Tide

84%
3,17 m
10.4 ft
High Tide

83%
0,89 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

81%
2,92 m
9.6 ft
High Tide

79%
1,02 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

77%
3,05 m
10 ft
High Tide

75%
1,01 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

72%
2,83 m
9.3 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia do Poço da Cruz Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
3196800
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 Mira.

Praia do Poço da Cruz Beach, also known as Praia Nova Beach, has a very extensive sand of about 3,3 Km.
There are two piers bounding the beach to the north and south.
The dune system is green due to the presence of vegetation and holds several high dunes. To the east lies the Canal do Areão1 paralleling the dunes.
During low tide the sand gets really wide, giving rise to the formation of puddles.
This remote beach enjoys of a quality access coming from Estrada Municipal 5912.

References

  1. Areão Canal
  2. Municipal Road 591

Where is it?

Map of Praia do Poço da Cruz Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 40.490494º
Lon. -8.791619º
N 40º 29.42964'
W 8º 47.49714'
N 40º 29' 25.78"
W 8º 47' 29.83"
Parish Praia de Mira
County Mira
District Coimbra
Region Beira Litoral
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Aveiro
Protected Area
Bathing Water Poço da Cruz
Coastal Unit Barra de Aveiro (N) - Praia de Mira
Coastal Region Costa de Prata

Awards

Award 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
Water Quality
Blue Flag
Gold Flag
Handicapped-Accessible Beach
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