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

Waxing Crescent Moon
Mostly Cloudy
8100
07h22
Sunrise
19h33
Sunset
Sáb
16 - 21
Dom
16 - 21
Seg
15 - 21
Ter
15 - 20
Qua
13 - 18
17
ºC
Air Temperature
SSW
5
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
99
%
Relative Humidity
1008
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
32%
Ebb Tide
01h57
to Low Tide
32
11:35
Low Tide
05:30
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

11%
3,65 m
12 ft
High Tide

13%
0,31 m
1 ft
Low Tide

15%
3,75 m
12.3 ft
High Tide

17%
0,37 m
1.2 ft
Low Tide

20%
3,51 m
11.5 ft
High Tide

22%
0,47 m
1.5 ft
Low Tide

25%
3,52 m
11.5 ft
High Tide

27%
0,63 m
2.1 ft
Low Tide

30%
3,29 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

33%
0,71 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

36%
3,21 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

38%
0,94 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

41%
3,05 m
10 ft
High Tide

44%
0,99 m
3.2 ft
Low Tide

47%
2,88 m
9.4 ft
High Tide

50%
1,22 m
4 ft
Low Tide

53%
2,83 m
9.3 ft
High 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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