Praia da Fragosa Beach

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Entrance, Praia da Fragosa Beach

1/3 Banners at the entrance to Praia da Fragosa Beach.

South, Praia da Fragosa Beach

2/3 South view at Praia da Fragosa Beach.

Praia da Fragosa Beach

3/3 Praia da Fragosa Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Waning Gibbous Moon
Mostly Cloudy
7260
06h19
Sunrise
21h03
Sunset
Sex
15 - 18
Sáb
14 - 19
Dom
15 - 17
Seg
15 - 18
Ter
15 - 17
16
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
17
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
98
%
Relative Humidity
1013
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
58%
Ebb Tide
03h28
to Low Tide
58
11:49
Low Tide
05:50
High Tide
14.3
ºC
Water Temperature
NW
Wave Direction
0.75
m
Wave Medium Height
5.8
s
Wave Medium Period

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

57%
2,68 m
8.8 ft
High Tide

55%
1,32 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia da Fragosa Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
3024000
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 Fragosa Beach is located in the sea front of a place known by Paranho de Cima. It has an extensive sand, north bounded by the Rio Esteiro1 mouth.
At center and to the south, there are rock formations nearby seaside. About 400 meters off shore is possible to sight the Ilhéu da Forcada2.
This beach is very attended by fishermen and people looking to collect seaweed from the sand.
An vast open area is utilized as support to car parking.
The access is done by Rua Tia Adelina Coelho3 or along Avenida dos Pescadores4.

References

  1. Esteiro River
  2. Forcada Islet
  3. Tia Adelina Coelho Street
  4. Pescadores Avenue

Where is it?

Map of Praia da Fragosa Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.397319º
Lon. -8.778889º
N 41º 23.83914'
W 8º 46.73334'
N 41º 23' 50.35"
W 8º 46' 44"
Parish Aver-o-Mar
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 Fragosa
Coastal Unit Cabo de Santo André - Foz do Douro (N)
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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