Praia de Afife Beach

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Road to Praia de Afife Beach

1/8 Boardwalk road to Praia de Afife Beach.

Entrance of Praia de Afife Beach

2/8 Blue Flag banner at the entrance of Praia de Afife Beach.

Lifeguard station, Praia de Afife Beach

3/8 Lifeguard supervising station at Praia de Afife Beach.

South at Praia de Afife Beach

4/8 Praia de Afife Beach, south view.

Sea at Praia de Afife Beach

5/8 Seaside rocks at Praia de Afife Beach.

North at Praia de Afife Beach

6/8 North area at Praia de Afife Beach.

Praia de Afife Beach

7/8 Praia de Afife Beach, view from the seaside.

Concession, Praia de Afife Beach

8/8 Beach concession at Praia de Afife Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Waxing Crescent Moon
Mostly Cloudy
24720
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
20%
Flood Tide
05h02
to High Tide
20
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 de Afife Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
1468800
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 de Afife Beach is one of the most famous beaches in the north of due to its much appreciated extensive and white sand.
Up north there are numerous rock formations near the water line. In the central area the Ribeira de Cabanas1, commonly known as Rio Afife2, flows into the ocean.
Water sports enthusiasts frequently come to this beach where surf and bodyboard events often take place. It holds the since 1987, when it was first implemented in Europe.

References

  1. Cabanas Stream
  2. Afife Stream

Where is it?

Map of Praia de Afife Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.780486º
Lon. -8.870985º
N 41º 46.82916'
W 8º 52.2591'
N 41º 46' 49.75"
W 8º 52' 15.55"
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 Afife
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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