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

Waning Gibbous Moon
Partly Cloudy
5760
21h05
Sunset
06h18
Sunrise
Qui
15 - 22
Sex
15 - 22
Sáb
15 - 22
Dom
16 - 23
Seg
15 - 21
17
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
20
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
85
%
Relative Humidity
1007
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
17%
Ebb Tide
01h02
to Low Tide
17
23:44
Low Tide
17:29
High Tide
14.3
ºC
Water Temperature
WNW
Wave Direction
0.93
m
Wave Medium Height
4.4
s
Wave Medium Period

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

85%
0,86 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

84%
2,95 m
9.7 ft
High Tide

82%
0,99 m
3.2 ft
Low Tide

80%
3,15 m
10.3 ft
High Tide

78%
0,94 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

76%
2,86 m
9.4 ft
High Tide

74%
1,09 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

71%
3,04 m
10 ft
High Tide

69%
1,05 m
3.4 ft
Low Tide

67%
2,77 m
9.1 ft
High Tide

65%
1,21 m
4 ft
Low Tide

62%
2,91 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

60%
1,16 m
3.8 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia de Afife Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
2937600
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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