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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

  • Thu 13th December

    High 06:07am (2.88m)
    Low 12:25pm (1.14m)
    High 06:39pm (2.57m)
  • Fri 14th December

    Low 12:30am (1.29m)
    High 06:57am (2.76m)
    Low 01:18pm (1.24m)
    High 07:36pm (2.50m)
  • Sat 15th December

    Low 01:28am (1.38m)
    High 07:56am (2.67m)
    Low 02:21pm (1.29m)
    High 08:41pm (2.48m)
  • Sun 16th December

    Low 02:39am (1.41m)
    High 09:02am (2.64m)
    Low 03:28pm (1.26m)
    High 09:48pm (2.54m)

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