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
Clear
32460
17h14
Sunset
07h25
Sunrise
Sáb
4 - 10
Dom
7 - 12
Seg
6 - 11
Ter
7 - 10
Qua
8 - 11
6
ºC
Air Temperature
N
14
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
86
%
Relative Humidity
1007
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
61%
Flood Tide
02h26
to High Tide
61
22:22
Low Tide
04:42
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

86%
3,29 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

84%
0,79 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

82%
3,07 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

80%
0,90 m
3 ft
Low Tide

78%
3,17 m
10.4 ft
High Tide

75%
0,92 m
3 ft
Low Tide

73%
2,92 m
9.6 ft
High Tide

70%
1,07 m
3.5 ft
Low Tide

68%
3,04 m
10 ft
High Tide

65%
1,05 m
3.4 ft
Low Tide

62%
2,77 m
9.1 ft
High Tide

59%
1,22 m
4 ft
Low Tide

56%
2,93 m
9.6 ft
High Tide

53%
1,13 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

50%
2,69 m
8.8 ft
High Tide

47%
1,30 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia de Afife Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
5360400
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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