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Informação Geral da Marina da Povoa

Marina da Póvoa

Póvoa de Varzim is located 21M south of Viana do Castelo. The south facing entrance of the harbour is protected by an outer breakwater, north breakwater heading SSW, with red flashes light and siren. The other breakwater, south breakwater heads NNW, and has a long flashes green light. Although the harbour is well protected from northwest, the entrance might be rough if the swell is heavy; even with moderate swell, braking water is to be expected off the breakwater end. The north coast has offshore dangers and a 2M clearance should be given. The south coast is sandy with rocks; as it also has offshore dangers; navigation should keep outside the 20m line. A wire fence surrounds the port. More Information...

Informação Geral da Marina Porto Atlântico

Marina Porto Atlântico

The port of Leixões is located 2,5M northern of the mouth of the Douro River between the villages Leça da Palmeira and Matosinhos. The best references are Leça lighthouse and the oil refinery chimneys. The marina is located in the northwest corner of the dock. One should beware of ships at anchorage outside the port, especially during fog, as well as from fishing trawlers that use to leave the harbour, heading out to sea, early in the evening.More Information...

Informação Geral da Viana Marina

Viana Marina

Viana Marina is located near the mouth of Lima river (1,5 M upriver), well sheltered inside of the port of Viana do Castelo. The marina has two docks: one, downstream of the bridge, for yachts up to 18m and a smaller one, upstream of the bridge, for smaller yachts. The main marks are the Montedor lighthouse, 4M north of the port and Santa Luzia mountain. Close offshore, north or south of Viana do Castelo, hazards are found. For safety, keep outside the 20m line. The main channel to access the commercial pier is dredged to 8m. The approach to the marina is dredged to 3m. On flood and ebb, strong crosscurrents at the entrance to be found. Anchorage in the river is prohibited. More Information...

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