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

Full Moon
Blustery
24120
07h45
Sunrise
17h16
Sunset
Sex
13 - 16
Sáb
12 - 16
Dom
13 - 16
Seg
10 - 13
Ter
9 - 12
16
ºC
Air Temperature
WNW
26
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
78
%
Relative Humidity
1020
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
89%
Flood Tide
00h42
to High Tide
89
08:59
Low Tide
15:10
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

99%
3,44 m
11.3 ft
High Tide

98%
0,77 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

98%
3,29 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

97%
0,81 m
2.7 ft
Low Tide

96%
3,47 m
11.4 ft
High Tide

94%
0,76 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

93%
3,26 m
10.7 ft
High Tide

92%
0,86 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

90%
3,44 m
11.3 ft
High Tide

88%
0,79 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

86%
3,18 m
10.4 ft
High Tide

84%
0,95 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

82%
3,37 m
11.1 ft
High Tide

79%
0,87 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

77%
3,08 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

74%
1,07 m
3.5 ft
Low Tide

72%
3,27 m
10.7 ft
High Tide

69%
0,98 m
3.2 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia do Moinho de Baixo Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
7693200
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 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

Documents

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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