Praia da Marinha - Lagoa, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut
N 37° 05.412 W 008° 24.753
29S E 552207 N 4105040
Quick Description: Praia da Marinha is as excellent option for divers looking for a spot in the area.
Location: Faro, Portugal
Date Posted: 9/13/2012 2:11:22 AM
Waymark Code: WMF93W
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member DavidMac
Views: 8

Long Description:
Next to the generous parking lot there is a panel, in Portuguese and English, presenting Praia da Marinha for divers. There, one will learn that there is an underwater interpretation trail providing instant information to the divers.

Provided coordinates are from this panel. The beach location is obvious, just go down the steps.
Water Type: Ocean

Salinity: Salt

Access: Shore

Maximum Depth: 35

Typical Visibility: Fair (26-40 ft)

Has Reef?: no

Underwater Life: There are dozens of species, all mentioned in the panel. The beach was named after the pipefish (Marinha in Portuguese).

Wreck or Submerged Object?: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
1) To log a visit, at least a picture taken at the surface, including any distinguishing landmarks or buoys if present, is required. While you do not have to enter the water, this is encouraged.

2) If you dive at the site, describe your visit including any details you wish to share such as weather, water temperature, visibility, bottom time, and anything of interest that you observed, living or nonliving.
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