Praia do Barranco das Canas Beach

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Entrance of Praia do Barranco das Canas Beach

1/6 Praia do Barranco das Canas Beach, entrance to the sand.

West at Praia do Barranco das Canas Beach

2/6 West perspective at Praia do Barranco das Canas Beach.

Praia do Barranco das Canas Beach

3/6 Sand at Praia do Barranco das Canas Beach, view from the cliff top.

East at Praia do Barranco das Canas Beach

4/6 Praia do Barranco das Canas Beach, east perspective.

West part of Praia do Barranco das Canas Beach

5/6 West part of Praia do Barranco das Canas Beach. Islets in the sea.

Panoramic of Praia do Barranco das Canas Beach

6/6 Panoramic view over Praia do Barranco das Canas Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Third Quarter Moon
Mostly Cloudy
29640
19h29
Sunset
07h23
Sunrise
Dom
15 - 25
Seg
16 - 25
Ter
16 - 24
Qua
16 - 27
Qui
16 - 28
16
ºC
Air Temperature
N
9
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
92
%
Relative Humidity
1019
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
5%
Flood Tide
06h13
to High Tide
5
03:22
Low Tide
09:57
High Tide
19.5
ºC
Water Temperature
W
Wave Direction
0.6
m
Wave Medium Height
5.2
s
Wave Medium Period

51%
1,37 m
4.5 ft
Low Tide

48%
2,65 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

45%
1,40 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

42%
2,56 m
8.4 ft
High Tide

39%
1,45 m
4.8 ft
Low Tide

36%
2,66 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

34%
1,35 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

31%
2,62 m
8.6 ft
High Tide

28%
1,36 m
4.5 ft
Low Tide

25%
2,83 m
9.3 ft
High Tide

23%
1,14 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

20%
2,83 m
9.3 ft
High Tide

18%
1,15 m
3.8 ft
Low Tide

15%
3,09 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

13%
0,85 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

11%
3,09 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

9%
0,88 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

8%
3,38 m
11.1 ft
High Tide

6%
0,57 m
1.9 ft
Low Tide

5%
3,35 m
11 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia do Barranco das Canas Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
9849600
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 Portimão.

Praia do Barranco das Canas Beach, also known has Praia do Alemão Beach, it's inserted in a slightly pronounced bay, belonging to Praia do Vau Beach. It has a very extensive sand along an orange cliff.
At southeast may be sighted a group of fourteen large rocks and the Ponta de João de Arens.
The sea waters are usually calm and of a light blue color.
At the ends, the beach is bounded by cliff ledges that separate this beach from the other ones.

Where is it?

Map of Praia do Barranco das Canas Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.119636º
Lon. -8.564116º
N 37º 7.17816'
W 8º 33.84696'
N 37º 7' 10.69"
W 8º 33' 50.82"
Parish Alvor
County Portimão
District Faro
Region Algarve
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Portimão
Protected Area
Bathing Water Barranco das Canas
Coastal Unit Praia dos Três Irmãos - Armação de Pêra (W)
Coastal Region Costa Algarvia

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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