Praia da Foz dos Ouriços Beach

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North at Praia da Foz dos Ouriços Beach

1/8 North view at Praia da Foz dos Ouriços Beach, by the seaside.

Sand at Praia da Foz dos Ouriços Beach

2/8 Praia da Foz dos Ouriços Beach, sand near to the Foz dos Ouriços Stream.

South at Praia da Foz dos Ouriços Beach

3/8 South perspective at Praia da Foz dos Ouriços Beach.

The Foz dos Ouriços Stream

4/8 Dune system and the Foz dos Ouriços Stream on the sand.

Seaside, Praia da Foz dos Ouriços Beach

5/8 Bathing area at Praia da Foz dos Ouriços Beach.

Praia da Foz dos Ouriços Beach

6/8 Praia da Foz dos Ouriços Beach.

Valley of Praia da Foz dos Ouriços Beach

7/8 Mouth of the valley at Praia da Foz dos Ouriços Beach.

Bed of the Foz dos Ouriços Stream

8/8 Bed of the Foz dos Ouriços Stream and the surrounding landscape.

Weather and Tide Table

Waning Crescent Moon
Clear
13260
06h13
Sunrise
20h55
Sunset
Seg
12 - 27
Ter
13 - 26
Qua
13 - 24
Qui
13 - 22
Sex
14 - 21
20
ºC
Air Temperature
WNW
11
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
60
%
Relative Humidity
1009
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
98%
Flood Tide
00h05
to High Tide
98
03:44
Low Tide
10:00
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

33%
1,4 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

31%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

28%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

26%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

23%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

21%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

18%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

16%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

14%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

12%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

10%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

8%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

7%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

5%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

4%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

3%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

2%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

1%
3,5 m
11.5 ft
High Tide

0%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

0%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

0%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

0%
3,5 m
11.5 ft
High Tide

0%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

1%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

2%
0,4 m
1.3 ft
Low Tide

2%
3,5 m
11.5 ft
High Tide

4%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

5%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

6%
0,4 m
1.3 ft
Low Tide

8%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

10%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

11%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

14%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

16%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

18%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

20%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

23%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

25%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

28%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

30%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

33%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

36%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia da Foz dos Ouriços Beach?

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 Odemira.

Praia da Foz dos Ouriços Beach, also known as Praia da Foz Beach, displays a funnel shaped sand that gets wider towards the sea line. It's located in the mouth of a small valley and acquired its name for being here the place where the Ribeira da Foz dos Ouriços1 empties.
The cliffs surrounding the sand hold several dune systems on its top.
This beach is a small paradise, hidden at the surroundings of village.

References

  1. Foz dos Ouriços Stream

Where is it?

Map of Praia da Foz dos Ouriços Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.657839º
Lon. -8.800484º
N 37º 39.47034'
W 8º 48.02904'
N 37º 39' 28.22"
W 8º 48' 1.74"
Parish Longueira/Almograve
County Odemira
District Beja
Region Baixo Alentejo
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Sines
Protected Area Parque Natural do Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina
Bathing Water
Coastal Unit Pedra da Foz (Vila Nova de Milfontes) - Cabo Sardão
Coastal Region Costa Vicentina

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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