Praia do Norte Beach

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Access to Praia do Norte Beach

1/7 Access walkway to Praia do Norte Beach.

Rocks at Praia do Norte Beach

2/7 Praia do Norte Beach, rocks in the bathing area.

Pool at Praia do Norte Beach

3/7 Salty water pool by the sand of Praia do Norte Beach.

Sea front at Praia do Norte Beach

4/7 Sea front at Praia do Norte Beach. In the center, a salty water pool built in the rocks.

Praia do Norte Beach

5/7 Praia do Norte Beach.

South of Praia do Norte Beach

6/7 South view at Praia do Norte Beach.

Viana do Castelo Polytechnic Institute

7/7 Viana do Castelo Polytechnic Institute, view from Praia do Norte Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Third Quarter Moon
Showers
1620
07h22
Sunrise
19h33
Sunset
Sex
15 - 18
Sáb
14 - 19
Dom
14 - 18
Seg
14 - 18
Ter
12 - 17
16
ºC
Air Temperature
SSE
26
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
98
%
Relative Humidity
999
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
99%
Flood Tide
00h05
to High Tide
99
01:37
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

About the Beach

What is Praia do Norte Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
518400
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 do Norte Beach is the main beach of 's urban sea front. The sand is long and in the water, parallel to the shore, there's a rock formation that works as a wave breaker and provides calm baths for vacationers.
In the south area one can find a pier that separates the main sandy area from a smaller one, right south of it. There are also two sea water swimming pools.
The beach is located in front of 1.

References

  1. International Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo

Where is it?

Map of Praia do Norte Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.697028º
Lon. -8.850941º
N 41º 41.82168'
W 8º 51.05646'
N 41º 41' 49.3"
W 8º 51' 3.39"
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 Norte
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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