Praia da Barranha Beach

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Parking, Praia da Barranha Beach

1/5 Parking at Praia da Barranha Beach.

Access to Praia da Barranha Beach

2/5 Access walkway to Praia da Barranha Beach, covered by sand.

North of Praia da Barranha Beach

3/5 Praia da Barranha Beach, north view.

Praia da Barranha Beach

4/5 View over Praia da Barranha Beach, from the dune system.

South of Praia da Barranha Beach

5/5 South view of Praia da Barranha Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Full Moon
Blustery
51000
06h16
Sunrise
21h06
Sunset
Seg
16 - 21
Ter
16 - 19
Qua
14 - 19
Qui
15 - 18
Sex
16 - 18
20
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
35
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
83
%
Relative Humidity
1009
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
24%
Ebb Tide
01h30
to Low Tide
24
21:57
Low Tide
15:40
High Tide
18.1
ºC
Water Temperature
NNW
Wave Direction
1.8
m
Wave Medium Height
5.9
s
Wave Medium Period

99%
3,06 m
10 ft
High Tide

100%
0,86 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,31 m
10.9 ft
High Tide

100%
0,78 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,08 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

100%
0,83 m
2.7 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,34 m
11 ft
High Tide

99%
0,76 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

98%
3,08 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

98%
0,82 m
2.7 ft
Low Tide

97%
3,34 m
11 ft
High Tide

96%
0,76 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

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

About the Beach

What is Praia da Barranha Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
2678400
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 Póvoa de Varzim.

Praia da Barranha Beach, also known as Praia da Aguçadora (North) Beach, is situated right in front of football field.
During low tide, the characteristic inclination of this long sand becomes more evident.
The dune system widens into from the support car parking into south.
Access is available through Estrada Nacional 131, exiting west to Rua do Comão2 that crosses farm fields.

References

  1. National Road 13
  2. Comão Street

Where is it?

Map of Praia da Barranha Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.444373º
Lon. -8.779226º
N 41º 26.66238'
W 8º 46.75356'
N 41º 26' 39.74"
W 8º 46' 45.21"
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
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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