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

Waning Gibbous Moon
Blustery
3300
21h04
Sunset
06h18
Sunrise
Qui
15 - 18
Sex
16 - 19
Sáb
15 - 20
Dom
15 - 18
Seg
14 - 19
17
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
30
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
89
%
Relative Humidity
1011
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
28%
Ebb Tide
01h44
to Low Tide
28
23:44
Low Tide
17:29
High Tide
14.3
ºC
Water Temperature
NW
Wave Direction
0.98
m
Wave Medium Height
4.5
s
Wave Medium Period

95%
3,06 m
10 ft
High Tide

94%
0,85 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

93%
3,31 m
10.9 ft
High Tide

91%
0,80 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

90%
3,01 m
9.9 ft
High Tide

89%
0,91 m
3 ft
Low Tide

87%
3,24 m
10.6 ft
High Tide

85%
0,86 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

84%
2,95 m
9.7 ft
High Tide

82%
0,99 m
3.2 ft
Low Tide

80%
3,15 m
10.3 ft
High Tide

78%
0,94 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

76%
2,86 m
9.4 ft
High Tide

74%
1,09 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

71%
3,04 m
10 ft
High Tide

69%
1,05 m
3.4 ft
Low Tide

67%
2,77 m
9.1 ft
High Tide

65%
1,21 m
4 ft
Low Tide

62%
2,91 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

60%
1,16 m
3.8 ft
Low 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
Zero Polution

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