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

Third Quarter Moon
Showers
3900
07h22
Sunrise
19h33
Sunset
Sex
15 - 18
Sáb
14 - 19
Dom
14 - 18
Seg
14 - 18
Ter
12 - 17
16
ºC
Air Temperature
S
27
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
98
%
Relative Humidity
1000
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
91%
Ebb Tide
05h43
to Low Tide
91
14:11
Low Tide
07:55
High Tide
16.1
ºC
Water Temperature
S
Wave Direction
0.8
m
Wave Medium Height
2.8
s
Wave Medium Period

61%
1,17 m
3.8 ft
Low Tide

59%
2,80 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

56%
1,27 m
4.2 ft
Low Tide

53%
2,68 m
8.8 ft
High Tide

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

About the Beach

What is Praia de Afife Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
518400
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 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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