Praia da Formosa Beach

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Parking at Praia da Formosa Beach

1/8 Car parking at Praia da Formosa Beach.

South at Praia da Formosa Beach

2/8 Praia da Formosa Beach, view over the south part.

Access to Praia da Formosa Beach

3/8 Access stairway to Praia da Formosa Beach, with a gazebo.

Viewpoint at Praia da Formosa Beach

4/8 Ramp and viewpoint at Praia da Formosa Beach.

Panoramic of Praia da Formosa Beach

5/8 Panoramic view to Praia da Formosa Beach.

Cliff at Praia da Formosa Beach

6/8 Sand and cliff at Praia da Formosa Beach.

North at Praia da Formosa Beach

7/8 Praia da Formosa Beach, north perspective.

North part of Praia da Formosa Beach

8/8 View over the north part of Praia da Formosa Beach, from the cliff top.

Weather and Tide Table

Waxing Gibbous Moon
Blustery
7440
21h01
Sunset
06h11
Sunrise
Seg
11 - 28
Ter
13 - 27
Qua
14 - 25
Qui
13 - 23
Sex
13 - 25
17
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
29
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
57
%
Relative Humidity
1004
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
61%
Flood Tide
02h22
to High Tide
61
19:21
Low Tide
01:28
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

About the Beach

What is Praia da Formosa Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
259200
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 Torres Vedras.

Praia da Formosa Beach, integrated in Praia de Santa Cruz Beach, has a sand of medium size that is sheltered from winds due to the positioning of the arc-shaped cliff.
The seaside and bathing area are filled with rock formations.
At north, topped by a gazebo, there's the Riba Amarela.
Along the Avenida Alto da Vela1, where exists a support car parking, garden benches give a touch of modern design to the beach.

References

  1. Alto da Vela Avenue

Where is it?

Map of Praia da Formosa Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 39.131847º
Lon. -9.385211º
N 39º 7.91082'
W 9º 23.11266'
N 39º 7' 54.65"
W 9º 23' 6.76"
Parish Silveira
County Torres Vedras
District Lisboa
Region Estremadura
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Peniche
Protected Area
Bathing Water Formosa
Coastal Unit Porto de Peniche (Molhe W) - Ponta da Lamporeira
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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