Praia de Francelos Beach

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Walkway at Praia de Francelos Beach

1/5 Long walkway on the dunes at Praia de Francelos Beach.

The Canelas Stream

2/5 Bed of the Canelas Stream.

North of Praia de Francelos Beach

3/5 Praia de Francelos Beach, north perspective.

South of Praia de Francelos Beach

4/5 South view of Praia de Francelos Beach.

Bar at Praia de Francelos Beach

5/5 Bar of Praia de Francelos Beach, view from the seaside.

Weather and Tide Table

First Quarter Moon
Mostly Cloudy
35100
06h02
Sunrise
21h06
Sunset
Seg
13 - 21
Ter
11 - 23
Qua
13 - 22
Qui
14 - 23
Sex
16 - 23
16
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
23
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
83
%
Relative Humidity
1017
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
11%
Flood Tide
05h44
to High Tide
11
15:06
Low Tide
21:32
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

55%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

57%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

60%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

62%
2,6 m
8.5 ft
High Tide

65%
1,4 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

67%
2,6 m
8.5 ft
High Tide

70%
1,4 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

72%
2,6 m
8.5 ft
High Tide

74%
1,4 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

77%
2,6 m
8.5 ft
High Tide

79%
1,4 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

81%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

83%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

85%
2,6 m
8.5 ft
High Tide

86%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

88%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

90%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

91%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

92%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

94%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

95%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

96%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

97%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

97%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

98%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

99%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

100%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

100%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

100%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

99%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

98%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

98%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

97%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

96%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

95%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

94%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

92%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

91%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia de Francelos Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
11754000
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 Vila Nova de Gaia.

Praia de Francelos Beach exhibits a larger dune system than its own sand.
Known for having healing properties, these sea waters attract people from various places for this reason.
The beach is bounded south by the Ribeira de Canelas1 mouth that due to its remarkable flow quite beautifies the landscape.

References

  1. Canelas Stream

Where is it?

Map of Praia de Francelos Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.079715º
Lon. -8.656675º
N 41º 4.7829'
W 8º 39.4005'
N 41º 4' 46.97"
W 8º 39' 24.03"
Parish Gulpilhares
County Vila Nova de Gaia
District Porto
Region Douro Litoral
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto do Douro
Protected Area Reserva Natural Local do Estuário do Douro
Bathing Water Francelos
Coastal Unit Foz do Douro (N) - Espinho (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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