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

Third Quarter Moon
Mostly Cloudy
29520
19h30
Sunset
07h24
Sunrise
Dom
15 - 19
Seg
15 - 20
Ter
13 - 18
Qua
13 - 19
Qui
14 - 19
15
ºC
Air Temperature
SSE
11
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
100
%
Relative Humidity
1011
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
5%
Ebb Tide
00h16
to Low Tide
5
03:59
Low Tide
21:44
High Tide
16.1
ºC
Water Temperature
WNW
Wave Direction
1.8
m
Wave Medium Height
4
s
Wave Medium Period

50%
1,32 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

48%
2,69 m
8.8 ft
High Tide

45%
1,37 m
4.5 ft
Low Tide

42%
2,58 m
8.5 ft
High Tide

39%
1,40 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

36%
2,68 m
8.8 ft
High Tide

33%
1,33 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

30%
2,62 m
8.6 ft
High Tide

28%
1,32 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

25%
2,83 m
9.3 ft
High Tide

22%
1,13 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

20%
2,83 m
9.3 ft
High Tide

18%
1,11 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

15%
3,10 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

13%
0,85 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

11%
3,10 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

9%
0,84 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

7%
3,39 m
11.1 ft
High Tide

6%
0,56 m
1.8 ft
Low Tide

4%
3,37 m
11.1 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia da Ínsua Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
691200
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 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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