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

Third Quarter Moon
Clear
3120
07h55
Sunrise
18h43
Sunset
Seg
10 - 17
Ter
11 - 16
Qua
13 - 16
Qui
12 - 16
Sex
12 - 17
10
ºC
Air Temperature
NE
17
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
81
%
Relative Humidity
1013
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
80%
Flood Tide
01h18
to High Tide
80
03:39
Low Tide
10:06
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

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

12%
0,84 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

10%
3,40 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

8%
0,54 m
1.8 ft
Low Tide

6%
3,38 m
11.1 ft
High Tide

5%
0,59 m
1.9 ft
Low Tide

4%
3,63 m
11.9 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia da Barranha Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
3196800
days for the start 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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