Praia da Aguçadoura Beach

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Bridge over the Barranha Stream

1/5 Bridge over the dry bed of the Barranha Stream.

Praia da Aguçadoura Beach

2/5 Praia da Aguçadoura Beach.

South of Praia da Aguçadoura Beach

3/5 South view of Praia da Aguçadoura Beach.

Sea at Praia da Aguçadoura Beach

4/5 Sea front at Praia da Aguçadoura Beach.

Dunes, Praia da Aguçadoura Beach

5/5 Praia da Aguçadoura Beach, windmill on the dune system.

Weather and Tide Table

Third Quarter Moon
Clear
23520
18h44
Sunset
07h54
Sunrise
Dom
7 - 15
Seg
10 - 16
Ter
11 - 15
Qua
12 - 15
Qui
11 - 16
12
ºC
Air Temperature
NNE
11
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
93
%
Relative Humidity
1014
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
15%
Ebb Tide
00h56
to Low Tide
15
02:13
Low Tide
19:53
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%
2,78 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%
1,39 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

40%
2,76 m
9.1 ft
High Tide

37%
1,24 m
4.1 ft
Low Tide

34%
2,66 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

32%
1,30 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

29%
2,89 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

26%
1,05 m
3.4 ft
Low Tide

23%
2,87 m
9.4 ft
High Tide

21%
1,09 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

18%
3,14 m
10.3 ft
High Tide

16%
0,79 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

14%
3,13 m
10.3 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia da Aguçadoura 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 Póvoa de Varzim.

Praia da Aguçadoura Beach possesses as main attraction the puddles that easily form during low tide, delighting children. It discloses a very long sand and a dune system in the north part which has an old windmill in ruins on top of it.
The beach got known for being the place where the first wave energy park in the world was installed. Therefore, as one can imagine, this spot is much appreciated by surfing fans.
To the south empties the Ribeira da Barranha.
Access is done by Rua do Rio1 or along Marginal da Codixeira2.

References

  1. Rio Street
  2. Codixeira Costal Road

Where is it?

Map of Praia da Aguçadoura Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.433113º
Lon. -8.783158º
N 41º 25.98678'
W 8º 46.98948'
N 41º 25' 59.21"
W 8º 46' 59.37"
Parish Aguçadoura
County Póvoa de Varzim
District Porto
Region Douro Litoral
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto da Póvoa de Varzim
Protected Area
Bathing Water Paimó
Coastal Unit Foz do Rio Lima (N) - Cabo de Santo André
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
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