Praia de Fornelos e Promontório de Montedor Beach

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Access to Praia de Fornelos e Promontório de Montedor Beach

1/6 Access to the sand through vegetation at Praia de Fornelos e Promontório de Montedor Beach.

South of Praia de Fornelos e Promontório de Montedor Beach

2/6 South view of Praia de Fornelos e Promontório de Montedor Beach.

Praia de Fornelos e Promontório de Montedor Beach

3/6 Sand surrounded by rock formations.

Sea at Praia de Fornelos e Promontório de Montedor Beach

4/6 Praia de Fornelos e Promontório de Montedor Beach, sea side.

Rocks, Praia de Fornelos e Promontório de Montedor Beach

5/6 Rocks by the seaside at Praia de Fornelos e Promontório de Montedor Beach.

Infraestructure, Praia de Fornelos e Promontório de Montedor Beach

6/6 Stone infraestructure nearby Praia de Fornelos e Promontório de Montedor Beach

Weather and Tide Table

Waning Gibbous Moon
Mostly Cloudy
10620
06h19
Sunrise
21h04
Sunset
Sex
15 - 21
Sáb
15 - 22
Dom
16 - 23
Seg
15 - 22
Ter
16 - 21
18
ºC
Air Temperature
N
6
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
92
%
Relative Humidity
1009
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
42%
Ebb Tide
02h32
to Low Tide
42
11:49
Low Tide
05:50
High Tide
14.3
ºC
Water Temperature
NW
Wave Direction
0.74
m
Wave Medium Height
5.9
s
Wave Medium Period

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

57%
2,68 m
8.8 ft
High Tide

55%
1,32 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia de Fornelos e Promontório de Montedor Beach?

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 Fornelos and Promontório Montedor Beach, or Praia de Fornelos Beach, has a small sized sand. Rocks surround the sand protecting it from the wind.
Along the seaside there are many submerged rock formations, during high tide.
This is a place not to be missed by archeology lovers, because here one finds the Gravuras Rupestres de Montedor1 from the , and ancient salt extraction sinks of the Middle Age.
The access is done by the 2, turning west at Montedor village.

References

  1. Montedor Rock Carvings
  2. National Road number 13

Where is it?

Map of Praia de Fornelos e Promontório de Montedor Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.746843º
Lon. -8.877236º
N 41º 44.81058'
W 8º 52.63416'
N 41º 44' 48.63"
W 8º 52' 38.05"
Parish Carreço
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
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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