Praia do Castelo do Queijo Beach

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Praia do Castelo do Queijo Beach

1/4 Queijo Castle or São Francisco Xavier do Queijo Fort.

North of Praia do Castelo do Queijo Beach

2/4 Praia do Castelo do Queijo Beach. Far, the Leixões Port.

Rocks at Praia do Castelo do Queijo Beach

3/4 Rocks by the sea at Praia do Castelo do Queijo Beach.

Praia do Castelo do Queijo Beach

4/4 Praia do Castelo do Queijo Beach, perspective from the rocks at seaside.

Weather and Tide Table

New Moon
Mostly Cloudy
21780
21h06
Sunset
06h02
Sunrise
Seg
13 - 21
Ter
11 - 24
Qua
14 - 23
Qui
14 - 23
Sex
16 - 24
16
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
18
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
82
%
Relative Humidity
1013
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
85%
Ebb Tide
05h15
to Low Tide
85
08:25
Low Tide
02:15
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

0%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

0%
0,4 m
1.3 ft
Low Tide

0%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

0%
0,4 m
1.3 ft
Low Tide

1%
3,7 m
12.1 ft
High Tide

2%
0,3 m
1 ft
Low Tide

3%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

4%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

5%
3,7 m
12.1 ft
High Tide

6%
0,3 m
1 ft
Low Tide

8%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

10%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

12%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

14%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

16%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

18%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

20%
3,5 m
11.5 ft
High Tide

23%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

25%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

28%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

31%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

33%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

36%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

39%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

42%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

44%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

47%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

50%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

52%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

55%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

58%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

60%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

63%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

66%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

68%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

70%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

73%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

75%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

77%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

79%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

81%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

83%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia do Castelo do Queijo 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 Porto.

Praia do Castelo do Queijo Beach got this name because the 1 was erected here. The castle was called like this because was built on a rock resembling a round cheese.
This beach has a bit extensive sand, marked by many rocks along the seaside.
Further north, empties piped the Ribeira do Aldoar2.
The access is done via Praça de Gonçalves Zarco3.

References

  1. Queijo Castle, also known as São Francisco Xavier do Queijo Fort
  2. Aldoar Stream
  3. Gonçalves Zarco Square

Where is it?

Map of Praia do Castelo do Queijo Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.167315º
Lon. -8.689706º
N 41º 10.0389'
W 8º 41.38236'
N 41º 10' 2.33"
W 8º 41' 22.94"
Parish Nevogilde
County Porto
District Porto
Region Douro Litoral
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Leixões
Protected Area
Bathing Water Castelo do Queijo
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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