Praia de Porto Novo

Praia de Porto Novo Praia de Porto Novo
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The Praia de Porto Novo is located in a cove, sheltered by high cliffs, at the mouth of the Alcabrichel river. This sandy beach is somewhat protected from the wind but takes the full force of the Atlantic Ocean making it popular with surfers.

Porto Novo has a place in the history books as in 1807 it was the place where the Duke of Wellington landed his troops to take part in the Battle of Vimeiro. This was part of the Peninsula War in which the British aided the Portuguese to fight off Napoleon's army.

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Praia de Porto Novo tide times

  • Tue 6th June
    High 4:56am (3.26m)
    Low 10:55am (0.76m)
    High 5:15pm (3.48m)
    Low 11:31pm (0.68m)
  • Wed 7th June
    High 5:46am (3.18m)
    Low 11:43am (0.87m)
    High 6:04pm (3.41m)
  • Thu 8th June
    Low 12:24am (0.76m)
    High 6:40am (3.06m)
    Low 12:36pm (1.00m)
    High 6:59pm (3.31m)
  • Fri 9th June
    Low 1:23am (0.86m)
    High 7:41am (2.95m)
    Low 1:37pm (1.13m)
    High 8:00pm (3.20m)

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