Praia da Arda Beach

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Road to Praia da Arda Beach

1/9 Boardwalk road towards Praia da Arda Beach.

Entrance, Praia da Arda Beach

2/9 Entrance to Praia da Arda Beach.

Walkway at Praia da Arda Beach

3/9 Praia da Arda Beach, walkway over the dunes.

South at Praia da Arda Beach

4/9 South view at Praia da Arda Beach.

Lifeguard station at Praia da Arda Beach

5/9 Praia da Arda Beach, lifeguard supervising station.

Seaside, Praia da Arda Beach

6/9 Seaside at Praia da Arda Beach.

Praia da Arda Beach

7/9 Beach concession and lifeguard supervising station, by the dune.

Dunes at Praia da Arda Beach

8/9 Dune system at Praia da Arda Beach.

Parking, Praia da Arda Beach

9/9 Parking at Praia da Arda Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Full Moon
Fair
25440
21h07
Sunset
06h16
Sunrise
Ter
16 - 22
Qua
15 - 22
Qui
15 - 22
Sex
16 - 21
Sáb
15 - 22
17
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
23
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
84
%
Relative Humidity
1006
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
98%
Ebb Tide
05h53
to Low Tide
98
10:05
Low Tide
04:03
High Tide
18.1
ºC
Water Temperature
NNW
Wave Direction
1.8
m
Wave Medium Height
5.9
s
Wave Medium Period

99%
3,06 m
10 ft
High Tide

100%
0,86 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,31 m
10.9 ft
High Tide

100%
0,78 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,08 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

100%
0,83 m
2.7 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,34 m
11 ft
High Tide

99%
0,76 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

98%
3,08 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

98%
0,82 m
2.7 ft
Low Tide

97%
3,34 m
11 ft
High Tide

96%
0,76 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

95%
3,06 m
10 ft
High Tide

94%
0,85 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

93%
3,31 m
10.9 ft
High Tide

91%
0,80 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

90%
3,01 m
9.9 ft
High Tide

89%
0,91 m
3 ft
Low Tide

87%
3,24 m
10.6 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia da Arda Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
2764800
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 Viana do Castelo.

Praia da Arda Beach, also known as Praia do Bico Beach, has a white sand that extends over 1,2 Km, making it one of county most beautiful sites.
Going south one can find submerged rocky formations by the Ribeira do Bico1 or Ribeira da Fonte Arenosa2 mouth.
At North one can catch a glimpse of the Ribeira de Cabanas3 or Rio Afife4 mouth.
The access is through farm fields ending at a large parking lot.
This beach is very sought after by surf lovers.

References

  1. Bico Stream
  2. Fonte Arenosa Stream
  3. Cabanas Stream
  4. Afife Stream

Where is it?

Map of Praia da Arda Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.769893º
Lon. -8.873923º
N 41º 46.19358'
W 8º 52.43538'
N 41º 46' 11.61"
W 8º 52' 26.12"
Parish Afife
County Viana do Castelo
District Viana do Castelo
Region Minho
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Viana do Castelo
Protected Area
Bathing Water Arda
Coastal Unit Foz do Rio Minho - Foz do Rio Lima (N)
Coastal Region Costa Verde

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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