Praia do Barril Beach

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Train, Praia do Barril Beach

1/7 Train of Praia do Barril Beach.

Access bridge to Praia do Barril Beach

2/7 Access bridge to Praia do Barril Beach, over the Tavira Canal.

Banners at Praia do Barril Beach

3/7 Banners at Praia do Barril Beach.

Entrance of Praia do Barril Beach

4/7 Entrance to the sand of Praia do Barril Beach.

East at Praia do Barril Beach

5/7 Praia do Barril Beach, east perspective.

West at Praia do Barril Beach

6/7 West perspective at Praia do Barril Beach.

Marshland of the Formosa River

7/7 Salt marshland of the Formosa River, in the vicinity of Praia do Barril Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Full Moon
Cloudy
21180
08h35
Sunrise
18h12
Sunset
Sex
11 - 16
Sáb
8 - 16
Dom
11 - 17
Seg
9 - 15
Ter
6 - 16
17
ºC
Air Temperature
WNW
20
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
65
%
Relative Humidity
1019
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
87%
Flood Tide
00h45
to High Tide
87
09:07
Low Tide
15:14
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

99%
3,37 m
11.1 ft
High Tide

98%
0,75 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

98%
3,25 m
10.7 ft
High Tide

97%
0,79 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

96%
3,40 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

94%
0,75 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

93%
3,24 m
10.6 ft
High Tide

91%
0,84 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

90%
3,39 m
11.1 ft
High Tide

88%
0,79 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

86%
3,18 m
10.4 ft
High Tide

84%
0,93 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

82%
3,34 m
11 ft
High Tide

79%
0,86 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

77%
3,08 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

74%
1,04 m
3.4 ft
Low Tide

72%
3,25 m
10.7 ft
High Tide

69%
0,96 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia do Barril Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
6397200
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 Tavira.

Praia do Barril Beach is located at 1, in the . It has been awarded with the Blue Flag since 1987, the same year it was implemented on the European continent.
The long sand of about 2,4 Km is placed in a dune system protected by wooden walkways.
At this beach, the vast marshland that holds several species of animals and plants, precedes an anchors cemetery placed on the dunes.
Access can be done through a pedestrian bridge over the Canal de Tavira 3 or by the 4, close to Pedras d'el Rei urbanization.

References

  1. Tavira Island
  2. Formosa Estuary
  3. Tavira Canal
  4. Train from Praia do Barril Beach

Where is it?

Map of Praia do Barril Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.086702º
Lon. -7.662327º
N 37º 5.20212'
W 7º 39.73962'
N 37º 5' 12.13"
W 7º 39' 44.38"
Parish Santa Luzia
County Tavira
District Faro
Region Algarve
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Tavira
Protected Area Parque Natural da Ria Formosa
Bathing Water Barril
Coastal Unit Cabo Santa Maria - Manta Rota
Coastal Region Costa Algarvia

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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