Praia do Forno Beach

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Praia do Forno Beach

1/4 View to Praia do Forno Beach, from the seaside road with bicycle lane.

Barracks at Praia do Forno Beach

2/4 Barrack frames on the sand of Praia do Forno Beach.

Seaside, Praia do Forno Beach

3/4 Praia do Forno Beach, by the seaside.

South of Praia do Forno Beach

4/4 South perspective of Praia do Forno Beach. In the rear, the São João Baptista Fort.

Weather and Tide Table

Waning Gibbous Moon
Mostly Cloudy
9900
06h19
Sunrise
21h03
Sunset
Sex
15 - 18
Sáb
14 - 19
Dom
15 - 17
Seg
15 - 18
Ter
15 - 17
17
ºC
Air Temperature
N
9
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
96
%
Relative Humidity
1013
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
46%
Ebb Tide
02h43
to Low Tide
46
11:48
Low Tide
05:52
High Tide
14.3
ºC
Water Temperature
NW
Wave Direction
0.71
m
Wave Medium Height
5.7
s
Wave Medium Period

90%
3,00 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

89%
0,92 m
3 ft
Low Tide

87%
3,23 m
10.6 ft
High Tide

85%
0,86 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

84%
2,93 m
9.6 ft
High Tide

82%
1,00 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

80%
3,14 m
10.3 ft
High Tide

78%
0,95 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

76%
2,85 m
9.4 ft
High Tide

74%
1,10 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

71%
3,02 m
9.9 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%
2,90 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

60%
1,15 m
3.8 ft
Low Tide

57%
2,69 m
8.8 ft
High Tide

55%
1,32 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia do Forno Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
3024000
days for the end 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 Vila do Conde.

Praia do Forno Beach is situated in a small cove, flanked by rock formations that provide calm waters to bathers. It has a small sand inserted into the urban zone of .
To the south, arises imposing the 1 built in the seventeenth-century. Nowadays, it is an hotel with restaurant and stage for glamorous parties during summer.
There's a vast car parking beside the fort.
Access is granted along Avenida Manuel de Barros2, also known by Marginal Atlântica3.

References

  1. São João Baptista Fort
  2. Manuel de Barros Avenue
  3. Atlântica Costal Road

Where is it?

Map of Praia do Forno Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.342923º
Lon. -8.753400º
N 41º 20.57538'
W 8º 45.204'
N 41º 20' 34.52"
W 8º 45' 12.24"
Parish Vila do Conde
County Vila do Conde
District Porto
Region Douro Litoral
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Vila do Conde
Protected Area Paisagem Protegida Regional do Litoral de Vila do Conde e Reserva Ornitológica de Mindelo
Bathing Water Frente Urbana Sul
Coastal Unit Cabo de Santo André - Foz do Douro (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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