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

Waxing Crescent Moon
Blustery
13200
20h59
Sunset
06h12
Sunrise
Seg
12 - 30
Ter
14 - 28
Qua
15 - 27
Qui
13 - 23
Sex
14 - 21
20
ºC
Air Temperature
N
29
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
46
%
Relative Humidity
1014
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
6%
Flood Tide
05h57
to High Tide
6
00:17
Low Tide
06:37
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

22%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

25%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

27%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

29%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

32%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

34%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

36%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

39%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

42%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

44%
1,4 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

47%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

50%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

53%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

55%
1,4 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

58%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

61%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

64%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

66%
1,4 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

69%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

72%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

75%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

77%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

80%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

82%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

84%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

87%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

89%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

91%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

92%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

94%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

95%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

97%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

98%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

99%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

100%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

100%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

99%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,7 m
12.1 ft
High Tide

98%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia do Moinho de Baixo Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
2851200
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. 5
    / 10
    Excelente local , com dunas fosseis cheias de historia...desde o Mioceno, Plioceno, que estes estratos existem como escudos naturais ao oceano...
    victor janeiro Janeiro 2021-03-15 01:07
  2. 10
    / 10
    O areal imenso, o bar maravilhoso... amo esta praia!
    Simão Correia 2018-12-13 15:59