Praia de Cacela Velha Beach

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Salt marsh at Praia de Cacela Velha Beach

1/5 Praia de Cacela Velha Beach, view from the salt marsh land of the Formosa River.

Praia de Cacela Velha Beach

2/5 Praia de Cacela Velha Beach.

Sandbank at Praia de Cacela Velha Beach

3/5 Tongue of sand at Praia de Cacela Velha Beach.

Seaside, Praia de Cacela Velha Beach

4/5 Praia de Cacela Velha Beach, by the seaside.

The Cacela Fort

5/5 Perspective from the sand over the Cacela Fort.

Weather and Tide Table

First Quarter Moon
Fair
10860
20h49
Sunset
06h10
Sunrise
Seg
18 - 32
Ter
19 - 30
Qua
20 - 29
Qui
18 - 30
Sex
17 - 23
27
ºC
Air Temperature
SW
14
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
46
%
Relative Humidity
1012
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
47%
Ebb Tide
02h57
to Low Tide
47
02:48
Low Tide
20:27
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

39%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

42%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

44%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

47%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

50%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

53%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

55%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

58%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

61%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

64%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

66%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

69%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

72%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

75%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

77%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

80%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

82%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

84%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

87%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

89%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

91%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

92%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

94%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

95%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

97%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

98%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

99%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

100%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

100%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

99%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

98%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

97%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

96%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

95%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

93%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

91%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

90%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

88%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

86%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia de Cacela Velha 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 Vila Real de Santo António (West).

Praia da Cacela Velha Beach has a very long sand of about 1,7 Km. The dune string becomes wider while the river narrows to the east.
This is the most eastern beach in the 1.
At the opposite margin of the canal, can be sighted the 2 and the 3 mouth, where its margins hold an important fossil deposit.
Access is done by boat from the fishing village, through the east neighboring beach sand or during low tide.

References

  1. Ria Formosa Natural Park
  2. Cacela Fort
  3. Cacela Stream

Where is it?

Map of Praia de Cacela Velha Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.152899º
Lon. -7.542722º
N 37º 9.17394'
W 7º 32.56332'
N 37º 9' 10.44"
W 7º 32' 33.8"
Parish Vila Nova de Cacela
County Vila Real de Santo António (West)
District Faro
Region Algarve
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Vila Real de Santo António
Protected Area Parque Natural da Ria Formosa
Bathing Water
Coastal Unit Cabo Santa Maria - Manta Rota
Coastal Region Costa Algarvia

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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