Praia do Coral Beach

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Access to Praia do Coral Beach

1/5 Access walkway to Praia do Coral Beach.

Mouth of the Lima River

2/5 View to the Lima River's mouth, from the access to the sand at Praia do Coral Beach.

North pier, Lima River

3/5 Praia do Coral Beach, view to the north pier of the Lima River mouth.

VTS Tower at Praia do Coral Beach

4/5 VTS Tower (Vessel Traffic Sistem) at Praia do Coral Beach.

Panoramic of Praia do Coral Beach

5/5 Panoramic view over Praia do Coral Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Waning Gibbous Moon
Partly Cloudy
5100
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
20%
Ebb Tide
01h13
to Low Tide
20
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 do Coral 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 do Coral Beach, also known as Praia do Aquário Beach, is situated within the 1 bar and is part of its mouth by north side. It acquired this name because of the stranding of a Chinese ship named Coral Bulker outside the western pier, on December 25th, 2000.
The sand is very wide and waters are calm due to the protection of the pier that extends over 900 meters into the sea.
The numerous parking infrastructures make it quite appreciated by the people of 1.

References

  1. Lima River, or Limia in Galician

Where is it?

Map of Praia do Coral Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.683614º
Lon. -8.845573º
N 41º 41.01684'
W 8º 50.73438'
N 41º 41' 1.01"
W 8º 50' 44.06"
Parish Monserrate
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 Lima (N) - Cabo de Santo André
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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