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

Waxing Gibbous Moon
Cloudy
40980
17h35
Sunset
07h02
Sunrise
Qua
13 - 15
Qui
9 - 16
Sex
11 - 17
Sáb
13 - 16
Dom
15 - 17
14
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
9
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
95
%
Relative Humidity
1016
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
32%
Ebb Tide
01h56
to Low Tide
32
06:55
Low Tide
00:55
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

82%
2,79 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

84%
1,16 m
3.8 ft
Low Tide

85%
3,04 m
10 ft
High Tide

87%
0,97 m
3.2 ft
Low Tide

89%
2,94 m
9.6 ft
High Tide

90%
1,01 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

92%
3,15 m
10.3 ft
High Tide

93%
0,86 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

94%
3,08 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

95%
0,89 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

96%
3,24 m
10.6 ft
High Tide

97%
0,77 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

98%
3,19 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

98%
0,79 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,29 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

99%
0,71 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,27 m
10.7 ft
High Tide

100%
0,73 m
2.4 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,31 m
10.9 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia do Leixão Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
3718800
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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