Praia da Gelfa Beach

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Access to Praia da Gelfa Beach

1/4 Access trail to Praia da Gelfa Beach, through the vegetation.

Praia da Gelfa Beach

2/4 Praia da Gelfa Beach.

South at Praia da Gelfa Beach

3/4 Praia da Gelfa Beach, south view.

Rocks at Praia da Gelfa Beach

4/4 Rocks at Praia da Gelfa Beach's seaside.

Weather and Tide Table

Waxing Crescent Moon
Mostly Cloudy
22200
06h01
Sunrise
21h08
Sunset
Seg
11 - 20
Ter
13 - 23
Qua
14 - 23
Qui
14 - 24
Sex
15 - 22
17
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
22
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
71
%
Relative Humidity
1014
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
9%
Flood Tide
05h44
to High Tide
9
11:39
Low Tide
17:56
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

8%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

10%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

11%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

13%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

15%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

17%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

18%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

21%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

23%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

25%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

27%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

29%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

32%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

34%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

37%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

39%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

42%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

44%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

47%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

50%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

53%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

56%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

58%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

61%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

64%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

67%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

69%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

72%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

75%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

77%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

80%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

82%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

85%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

87%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

89%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

91%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

92%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

94%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

95%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

97%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

98%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

99%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia da Gelfa 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 Viana do Castelo.

Praia da Gelfa Beach presents a long sand mixed with pebbles and rocky formations along the water line.
During low tide, more rock formations get exposed and form natural puddles allowing relaxed baths.
To the east, the Mata Nacional da Gelfa1 gives the landscape a greenish tone. The easiest access is by a dirt path heading south from 2.

References

  1. Gelfa National Forest
  2. Cão Fort

Where is it?

Map of Praia da Gelfa Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.794046º
Lon. -8.872916º
N 41º 47.64276'
W 8º 52.37496'
N 41º 47' 38.57"
W 8º 52' 22.5"
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 Forte do Cão
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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