Praia da Foz Beach

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South Praia da Foz Beach

1/3 South view of Praia da Foz Beach.

West Praia da Foz Beach

2/3 West view of Praia da Foz Beach.

Mouth, Burrinho Stream

3/3 Mouth of the Burrinho Stream at Praia da Foz Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Third Quarter Moon
Sunny
34680
06h59
Sunrise
20h16
Sunset
Sex
17 - 22
Sáb
16 - 20
Dom
16 - 20
Seg
17 - 20
Ter
16 - 20
22
ºC
Air Temperature
WNW
13
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
60
%
Relative Humidity
1015
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
18%
Flood Tide
05h13
to High Tide
18
15:31
Low Tide
21:51
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

45%
1,38 m
4.5 ft
Low Tide

43%
2,60 m
8.5 ft
High Tide

40%
1,45 m
4.8 ft
Low Tide

37%
2,57 m
8.4 ft
High Tide

34%
1,41 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

32%
2,63 m
8.6 ft
High Tide

29%
1,39 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

26%
2,62 m
8.6 ft
High Tide

24%
1,33 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

21%
2,78 m
9.1 ft
High Tide

19%
1,21 m
4 ft
Low Tide

17%
2,78 m
9.1 ft
High Tide

14%
1,16 m
3.8 ft
Low Tide

12%
3,01 m
9.9 ft
High Tide

10%
0,96 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

9%
3,00 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

7%
0,93 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

5%
3,27 m
10.7 ft
High Tide

4%
0,69 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia da Foz Beach?

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 Sines.

Praia da Foz Beach has a skewed sand in relation to the sea line.
It's located in the mouth of a small valley.
At the central area, an huge rocky formation is highlighted and can become useful when the wind is coming onshore.
The low tide reveals a sandy area to the south.
This is the place where the Ribeira do Burrinho1 empties.

References

  1. Burrinho Stream

Where is it?

Map of Praia da Foz Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.885004º
Lon. -8.795324º
N 37º 53.10024'
W 8º 47.71944'
N 37º 53' 6.01"
W 8º 47' 43.17"
Parish Porto Covo
County Sines
District Setúbal
Region Baixo Alentejo
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Sines
Protected Area Parque Natural do Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina
Bathing Water
Coastal Unit São Torpes (N) - Pedra da Foz (Vila Nova de Milfontes)
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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