Madeira Beach, Florida is located near the center of a chain of barrier islands and beaches that run along the Gulf Coast of the Tampa Bay area. To the north is Redington Beach and to the south is Treasure Island.
Madeira Beach's downtown area is located near the north end of the beach while John's Pass Village is located on the southern end of Madeira Beach. The Gulf of Mexico borders on the west with the Intercoastal Waterway to the East. The Tom Stewart Causeway Bridge connects Madeira Beach to the Pinellas County peninsula.
World Famous Gulf Boulevard runs north and south along the length of Madeira Beach. For a great way to ride up and down the coast from John's Pass all the way to Clearwater hop on the Suncoast Beach Trolley. The trolleys run between 5 am and 10 pm and arrive every 30 minutes or so. For just $2 per ride or $4.50 for an all day Go Card you can leave the car behind and enjoy the sights as you hop on and off at the stops of your choice. The trolley is a convenient way to get around with worrying about directions or where to park the car.
Madeira Beach is located at: 27°47′45″N, 82°47′26″W and has a population of 4,511.
Madeira Beach has a total area of 3.3 square miles. 1.0 square mile of it is land and 2.2 square miles of it (68.50%) is water.
The City's slogan is "Two Miles Long and a Smile Wide".
Madeira Beach is known around the world for its balmy weather. The Madeira Beach area's mild winters have made it a haven for retirees. Summers can be long and hot with showers providing much appreciated relief during the rainy season.
Madeira Beach winters can be cool especially if the wind is coming off the cool winter waters of the Gulf. Even on the coolest winter days, Madeira Beachis paradise in comparison to the cold of the Northeast and Midwest.
Spring and Fall in Madeira Beach are spectacular. Warm days and comfortable nights make for perfect beach days and relaxing evenings.
Summers are hot and humid with afternoon thunderstorms the create numerous dangerous lightning strikes. The Tampa Bay area is the lightning capital of North America. The six-month hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30 and Floridians have learned to be ready when a storm threatens the area.