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

Waxing Gibbous Moon
Cloudy
43080
17h35
Sunset
07h02
Sunrise
Qua
13 - 15
Qui
9 - 16
Sex
11 - 17
Sáb
13 - 16
Dom
15 - 17
14
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
5
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
97
%
Relative Humidity
1016
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
23%
Ebb Tide
01h21
to Low Tide
23
06:55
Low Tide
00:55
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

82%
2,79 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

84%
1,16 m
3.8 ft
Low Tide

85%
3,04 m
10 ft
High Tide

87%
0,97 m
3.2 ft
Low Tide

89%
2,94 m
9.6 ft
High Tide

90%
1,01 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

92%
3,15 m
10.3 ft
High Tide

93%
0,86 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

94%
3,08 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

95%
0,89 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

96%
3,24 m
10.6 ft
High Tide

97%
0,77 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

98%
3,19 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

98%
0,79 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,29 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

99%
0,71 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,27 m
10.7 ft
High Tide

100%
0,73 m
2.4 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,31 m
10.9 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
Zero Polution

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