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

Third Quarter Moon
Showers
4140
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
90%
Ebb Tide
05h39
to Low Tide
90
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 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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