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
Scattered Thunderstorms
15060
18h47
Sunset
07h52
Sunrise
Sex
12 - 15
Sáb
12 - 14
Dom
7 - 15
Seg
10 - 16
Ter
11 - 15
13
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
29
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
85
%
Relative Humidity
1003
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
36%
Ebb Tide
02h12
to Low Tide
36
01:11
Low Tide
19:08
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

74%
3,05 m
10 ft
High Tide

71%
1,03 m
3.4 ft
Low Tide

69%
2,87 m
9.4 ft
High Tide

66%
1,13 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

63%
2,90 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

61%
1,19 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

58%
2,70 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

55%
1,30 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

52%
2,78 m
9.1 ft
High Tide

49%
1,28 m
4.2 ft
Low Tide

46%
2,60 m
8.5 ft
High Tide

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

About the Beach

What is Praia da Fragosa Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
2937600
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 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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