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The Madeira archipelago is a group of islands situated in the North Atlantic Ocean, approximately 1000 km (540 n.m) south west from Lisbon, between 32°22.3′N 16°16.5′W and 33°7.8′N 17°16.65′W, just under 400 km (216 n.m) north of the Canary Islands and with a total area of 796,8 km2 / 307.6 miles2, including the Desertas and Selvagens Islands.
The Portuguese Autonomous Region of Madeira is an outermost region of the European Union,  the currency is therfore the Euro €.
The main harbour in Funchal is an important stopover for commercial and trans-Atlantic passenger cruises between Europe, the Caribbean and North America.
A daily Ferry services run between Funchal and Porto Santo (RO/RO) and a weekly service between mainland Portugal (Portimão) and Funchal.

The Madeira Islands has three main ports:

Funchal - PT FNC - Latitude 32º 38' 4" N - Longitude 16º 54' 0" W.

Caniçal - PT CNL - Latitude 32º 44' 10" N - Longitude 16º 43' 52" W.

Porto Santo - PT PXO - Latitude 33º 3' 0" N - Longitude 16º 20' 0" W.

Madeira also has a series of marinas for recreational vessels along the south Coast of the Island.

Blandy Shipping carries out all ship agency services for all vessels calling in Madeira waters including: Bulk Carriers, Cruise Ships, LPG Carriers,  Military Vessels,  General Cargo, Tankers, Specialised Vessels, Trainning Vessels, Yachts and Mega Yachts

Weather:

Predominant winds mainly from N Quadrant. The sea water temperature is very moderate due to the warm Gulf- Stream influence.

The average air temperature is 24ºC In summer, and 18ºC in winter.

 
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Max ºC
19.7
18
19
20.4
21.1
22.7
24.8
26.4
26.1
26
23.1
20.4
Min ºC
13.6
12.3
13.1
14.2
15
17.4
18.7
19.6
19.6
18.3
16.1
14.9