Praia da Nazaré was today banned from bathing by the Regional Health Authority, after the water quality analysis revealed microbiological values above the reference parameters for this beach, the water being unsuitable for bathing, informs the National Maritime Authority.

The Captain of Porto and Local Commander of the Maritime Police of Nazaré gave instructions to raise the red flag, alerting the population to the indications in force.

A new test was carried out today for water analysis, by the entities involved in monitoring the water quality.

If the analyzes shows that the quality is restored, the ban will be lifted, he says.