Praia do Leixão Beach

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Entrance to Praia do Leixão Beach

1/6 Banners and bar at the entrance of Praia do Leixão Beach.

Access to Praia do Leixão Beach

2/6 Praia do Leixão Beach, access stairway to the sand.

Barracks at Praia do Leixão Beach

3/6 Barracks and bar at Praia do Leixão Beach.

South of Praia do Leixão Beach

4/6 South area of Praia do Leixão Beach.

Pier at Praia do Leixão Beach

5/6 Pier of the marina at Póvoa de Varzim.

North of Praia do Leixão Beach

6/6 North view of Praia do Leixão Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Waning Gibbous Moon
Scattered Thunderstorms
15120
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
02h11
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 do Leixão 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 do Leixão Beach, also known as Praia Redonda Beach, is the most southern sandy strip of county.
The beach has a thicker type than other beaches nearby. Here, rock formations totally nonexistent, both in land and sea.
To the south lies a pier belonging to the facilities of 1 and the fishing harbor, imposing itself to the landscape with its nearly 750 meters length.
Access is granted via Avenida dos Banhos2 or by Avenida dos Descobrimentos3 if coming from south.

References

  1. Póvoa de Varzim Marina
  2. Banhos Avenue
  3. Descobrimentos Avenue

Where is it?

Map of Praia do Leixão Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.378056º
Lon. -8.768108º
N 41º 22.68336'
W 8º 46.08648'
N 41º 22' 41"
W 8º 46' 5.19"
Parish Póvoa de Varzim
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 Zona Urbana Sul II
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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