Praia da Ínsua Beach

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Parking, Praia da Ínsua Beach

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Road to Praia da Ínsua Beach

2/6 Boardwalk road to Praia da Ínsua Beach.

Access to Praia da Ínsua Beach

3/6 Access walkway to Praia da Ínsua Beach.

South at Praia da Ínsua Beach

4/6 Praia da Ínsua Beach, north view.

Sea at Praia da Ínsua Beach

5/6 Bathing area at Praia da Ínsua Beach.

Praia da Ínsua Beach

6/6 Praia da Ínsua Beach, rocks at the seaside.

Weather and Tide Table

Full Moon
Blustery
47160
06h15
Sunrise
21h07
Sunset
Seg
16 - 25
Ter
16 - 21
Qua
14 - 22
Qui
15 - 22
Sex
16 - 22
23
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
30
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
69
%
Relative Humidity
1004
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
41%
Ebb Tide
02h35
to Low Tide
41
21:57
Low Tide
15:40
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 Ínsua Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
2678400
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 Ínsua Beach has a very extensive sand of about 1,2 km. The best spot for bathing is located to the south, by the dunes. To the north near the Mata Nacional da Gelfa1, flows the Ribeira da Ínsua2 or Ribeira da Gatenha3.
The beach is regularly attended by surf enthusiasts and by the ones who adventure themselves for a further walk from Parque de Campismo da Gelfa4.

References

  1. Gelfa National Forest
  2. Ínsua Stream
  3. Gatenha Stream
  4. Gelfa Camping Park

Where is it?

Map of Praia da Ínsua Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.784504º
Lon. -8.871599º
N 41º 47.07024'
W 8º 52.29594'
N 41º 47' 4.21"
W 8º 52' 17.76"
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 Ínsua
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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