The bathing season lasts until September 13 at 86 Northern beaches and 10 others are no longer classified as bathing beaches.
At issue is Annex I of Ordinance No. 207-A / 2020, of 28 August, of the Ministries of Environment and National Defense, which adjusts the calendar for the bathing season, especially on the north coast of the country.
According to the annex, the sea beaches of Santo André (in Póvoa de Varzim), Tree, Sea and Sun, Olinda, Mindelo, Laderça, Congreira, Terra Nova, Vila Chã and Pocinho (in Vila do Conde) are no longer qualified as bathing beaches in the period between this Monday and September 13, and assistance to bathers is not guaranteed.
13 beaches in the district of Viana do Castelo remain in operation until 14 September, divided between Caminha and the county council, while in the district of Porto 59 beaches, divided between the municipalities of Porto, Póvoa de Varzim , Matosinhos, Vila do Conde and Vila Nova de Gaia.
Seven beaches are still qualified for bathing in Esposende, in the district of Braga, and six in Espinho, already in the district of Aveiro.