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

New Moon
Mostly Cloudy
19020
21h06
Sunset
06h02
Sunrise
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
98%
Ebb Tide
06h01
to Low Tide
98
08:25
Low Tide
02:15
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

0%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

0%
0,4 m
1.3 ft
Low Tide

0%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

0%
0,4 m
1.3 ft
Low Tide

1%
3,7 m
12.1 ft
High Tide

2%
0,3 m
1 ft
Low Tide

3%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

4%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

5%
3,7 m
12.1 ft
High Tide

6%
0,3 m
1 ft
Low Tide

8%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

10%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

12%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

14%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

16%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

18%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

20%
3,5 m
11.5 ft
High Tide

23%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

25%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

28%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

31%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

33%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

36%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

39%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

42%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

44%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

47%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

50%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

52%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

55%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

58%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

60%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

63%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

66%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

68%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

70%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

73%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

75%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

77%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

79%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

81%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

83%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia de Francelos Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
6915600
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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