Praia do Moinho de Baixo Beach

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Praia do Moinho de Baixo Beach

1/11 Praia do Moinho de Baixo Beach.

Access walkway to Praia do Moinho de Baixo Beach

2/11 Access walkway to Praia do Moinho de Baixo Beach, next to Bar do Peixe.

Trail to Praia do Moinho de Baixo Beach

3/11 Trail to Praia do Moinho de Baixo Beach, at the south side of Bar do Peixe.

Sand of Praia do Moinho de Baixo Beach

4/11 Access walkway and concession area of Praia do Moinho de Baixo Beach.

Access walkway to Praia do Moinho de Baixo Beach

5/11 Access walkway next to the concession of Praia do Moinho de Baixo Beach.

North, top of the rock at Praia do Moinho de Baixo Beach

6/11 North view from the top of the rock in the middle of Praia do Moinho de Baixo Beach.

South, top of the rock at Praia do Moinho de Baixo Beach

7/11 South view from the top of the rock in the middle of Praia do Moinho de Baixo Beach.

North, top of the dune at Praia do Moinho de Baixo Beach

8/11 North view at the top of the dune of Praia do Moinho de Baixo Beach.

South, top of the dune at Praia do Moinho de Baixo Beach

9/11 South view at the the top of the dune of Praia do Moinho de Baixo Beach.

North of Praia do Moinho de Baixo Beach

10/11 North view of Praia do Moinho de Baixo Beach.

Car parking at Praia do Moinho de Baixo Beach

11/11 Car parking with toll at Praia do Moinho de Baixo Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Third Quarter Moon
Sunny
35280
06h59
Sunrise
20h17
Sunset
Sex
18 - 32
Sáb
16 - 27
Dom
16 - 26
Seg
17 - 27
Ter
16 - 28
32
ºC
Air Temperature
NW
23
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
30
%
Relative Humidity
1012
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
19%
Flood Tide
05h05
to High Tide
19
15:34
Low Tide
21:53
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
WNW
Wave Direction
1.12
m
Wave Medium Height
3.6
s
Wave Medium Period

45%
1,44 m
4.7 ft
Low Tide

43%
2,69 m
8.8 ft
High Tide

40%
1,52 m
5 ft
Low Tide

37%
2,65 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

34%
1,48 m
4.9 ft
Low Tide

32%
2,73 m
9 ft
High Tide

29%
1,47 m
4.8 ft
Low Tide

26%
2,70 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

24%
1,40 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

21%
2,87 m
9.4 ft
High Tide

19%
1,28 m
4.2 ft
Low Tide

17%
2,86 m
9.4 ft
High Tide

14%
1,22 m
4 ft
Low Tide

12%
3,10 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

10%
1,03 m
3.4 ft
Low Tide

9%
3,09 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

7%
1,00 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

5%
3,36 m
11 ft
High Tide

4%
0,76 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia do Moinho de Baixo Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
7257600
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 Sesimbra.

Praia do Moinho de Baixo Beach, usually known as Praia do Meco Beach, has an extensive sand. Sea water is mainly rough and frequently has strong waves breaking on shore. Its rip currents are extremely known.
The Ribeira de Amieira1 (further north) and the Ribeira da Laje2 empty in this shore line.
This is the most famous beach in Portugal for naturism practice. This notoriety brought common folk here and led the naturists to the southern sands.
The access comes from either or villages.

References

  1. Amieira Stream
  2. Laje Stream

Where is it?

Map of Praia do Moinho de Baixo Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 38.489177º
Lon. -9.183594º
N 38º 29.35062'
W 9º 11.01564'
N 38º 29' 21.04"
W 9º 11' 0.94"
Parish Castelo (Oeste)
County Sesimbra
District Setúbal
Region Estremadura
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Setúbal
Protected Area
Bathing Water Moinho de Baixo - Meco
Coastal Unit São Julião da Barra - Praia das Bicas
Coastal Region Costa Azul

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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  1. 10
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    O areal imenso, o bar maravilhoso... amo esta praia!
    Simão Correia 2018-12-13 15:59