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

First Quarter Moon
Blustery
26340
21h07
Sunset
06h01
Sunrise
Seg
12 - 18
Ter
13 - 19
Qua
14 - 18
Qui
13 - 19
Sex
14 - 17
16
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
28
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
76
%
Relative Humidity
1018
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
33%
Flood Tide
04h10
to High Tide
33
02:26
Low Tide
08:37
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

39%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

42%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

44%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

47%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

50%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

53%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

56%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

58%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

61%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

64%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

67%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

69%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

72%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

75%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

77%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

80%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

82%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

85%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

87%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

89%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

91%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

92%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

94%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

95%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

97%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

98%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

99%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

100%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

100%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

99%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,7 m
12.1 ft
High Tide

98%
0,4 m
1.3 ft
Low Tide

97%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

96%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

95%
3,7 m
12.1 ft
High Tide

93%
0,3 m
1 ft
Low Tide

91%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

90%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

88%
3,7 m
12.1 ft
High Tide

86%
0,4 m
1.3 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia do Leixão Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
1814400
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 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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