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Port Canaveral

Port Canaveral is a seaport located in Brevard County, Florida in the USA. It is situated along the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian River Lagoon. It is the second busiest cruise port in the world, and the busiest in the United States.

Port Canaveral is located on a natural harbor near the entrance to the Banana River, and it is situated near the towns of Cocoa Beach, Rockledge, and Titusville. It is approximately 45 minutes east of Orlando, and 60 miles east of Tampa.

Port Canaveral has become a major hub for cruise ships traveling to the Caribbean, Bermuda, and other destinations. It is also a major port for cargo shipping. In addition, the port is home to a large fishing fleet and a number of recreational marinas.

Port Canaveral was founded in the early 1900s as a deep-water port. It was originally used as a military port and served as a refueling station for the US Navy during World War II. In addition, the port was used as a submarine base during the Cold War.

In the 1950s, the port was developed for commercial use and began to serve as a major hub for cruise ships. Since then, it has grown in popularity and is now the second busiest cruise port in the world.

Port Canaveral is also known for its historical significance. It was the site of the first successful launch of a space shuttle, the Columbia, in 1981. It was also the site of the launch of the first reusable spacecraft, the Space Shuttle Endeavour, in 1992.

Today, Port Canaveral is a major hub for cruise ships and cargo shipping, and it is a popular destination for recreational activities such as fishing, boating, and sightseeing. It is also a popular tourist destination, offering a variety of attractions and activities.

Excursion tips for a day in Port Canaveral

1. Visit the Kennedy Space Center: explore the Space Shuttle Atlantis, Rocket Garden, Astronaut Hall of Fame, and IMAX theater.

2. Take a tour of the Canaveral National Seashore: explore the beaches, nature trails, and wildlife.

3. Go on a fishing charter: catch a variety of fish while learning about the local waters.

4. Take a kayak tour of the Thousand Islands: paddle through the mangrove tunnels and observe the wildlife.

5. Explore the Jetty Park: enjoy the beach, playground, picnic areas, and fishing pier.

6. Go on a sunset cruise: take in the beautiful views of the sunset over the Atlantic Ocean.

7. Visit the Exploration Tower: learn about the history of the area, and take in the views from the observation deck.

8. Take a tour of the U.S. Air Force Space & Missile Museum: explore the history of the space program.

9. Visit the Manatee Sanctuary Park: observe the endangered manatees in their natural habitat.

10. Visit the Brevard Zoo: explore the exhibits and take a ride on the Safari Train.

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The climate in Port Canaveral

Spring: The climate in Port Canaveral during the spring season is mild and pleasant, with temperatures ranging from the mid-60s to the mid-80s Fahrenheit. Rainfall is common during this time, with an average of 4-6 inches of rain per month. Summer: The summer months in Port Canaveral are hot and humid, with temperatures ranging from the mid-80s to the mid-90s Fahrenheit. Rainfall is common, with an average of 6-8 inches of rain per month. Autumn: The climate in Port Canaveral during the autumn season is mild and pleasant, with temperatures ranging from the mid-60s to the mid-80s Fahrenheit. Rainfall is common during this time, with an average of 4-6 inches of rain per month. Winter: The winter months in Port Canaveral are mild and pleasant, with temperatures ranging from the mid-50s to the mid-70s Fahrenheit. Rainfall is common during this time, with an average of 4-6 inches of rain per month.

Cruise weather for Port Canaveral

Our weather forecast for Port Canaveral helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 16th 2024 Jul. 16th 2024 max: 30.0 °C
min: 27.3 °C
18.4 m/s
24.1 m/s
32.0 %
22.0 m
80.8 %
1,017 hPa
06:36:01
20:21:13
Jul. 17th 2024 Jul. 17th 2024 max: 29.9 °C
min: 27.1 °C
17.6 m/s
23.4 m/s
36.4 %
24.1 m
83.2 %
1,017 hPa
06:36:32
20:20:50
Jul. 18th 2024 Jul. 18th 2024 max: 30.3 °C
min: 27.3 °C
18.7 m/s
23.4 m/s
33.8 %
24.1 m
84.0 %
1,018 hPa
06:37:04
20:20:27
Jul. 19th 2024 Jul. 19th 2024 max: 29.8 °C
min: 27.3 °C
18.7 m/s
24.1 m/s
36.5 %
24.1 m
84.9 %
1,019 hPa
06:37:36
20:20:02
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 30.0 °C
min: 27 °C
18.7 m/s
23.4 m/s
36.3 %
24.1 m
85.5 %
1,020 hPa
06:38:08
20:19:36
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 32.8 °C
min: 26.7 °C
16.6 m/s
25.6 m/s
46.9 %
24.1 m
79.6 %
1,021 hPa
06:38:40
20:19:08
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 32.4 °C
min: 25.2 °C
12.6 m/s
29.2 m/s
91.6 %
23.4 m
78.3 %
1,020 hPa
06:39:13
20:18:39
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 31.8 °C
min: 24.1 °C
14.8 m/s
27.4 m/s
88.7 %
19.1 m
80.8 %
1,021 hPa
06:39:46
20:18:09
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 34.2 °C
min: 23.9 °C
14.0 m/s
28.8 m/s
84.5 %
24.1 m
75.5 %
1,020 hPa
06:40:19
20:17:37
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 33.5 °C
min: 23.5 °C
14.8 m/s
17.6 m/s
83.3 %
22.5 m
76.5 %
1,018 hPa
06:40:52
20:17:05
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 34.3 °C
min: 24 °C
10.1 m/s
18.0 m/s
89.9 %
20.9 m
79.9 %
1,018 hPa
06:41:25
20:16:30
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 31.1 °C
min: 24.1 °C
9.7 m/s
18.0 m/s
97.4 %
19.0 m
85.6 %
1,019 hPa
06:41:58
20:15:55
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 31.3 °C
min: 24.4 °C
16.2 m/s
18.0 m/s
66.5 %
21.7 m
79.4 %
1,020 hPa
06:42:31
20:15:18

Cruises to Port Canaveral

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Scheduled ship calls in Port Canaveral, United States of America
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Jul. 16th 2024 Tuesday, 16th of Jul. 2024 MSC Meraviglia 01:00 pm 09:00 pm
Jul. 18th 2024 Thursday, 18th of Jul. 2024 MSC Seashore 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Jul. 19th 2024 Friday, 19th of Jul. 2024 Adventure of the Seas 07:00 am 12:00 am
Jul. 19th 2024 Friday, 19th of Jul. 2024 Carnival Glory 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Jul. 19th 2024 Friday, 19th of Jul. 2024 Disney Wish 07:30 am 03:45 pm
Jul. 20th 2024 Saturday, 20th of Jul. 2024 Carnival Freedom 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Jul. 20th 2024 Saturday, 20th of Jul. 2024 Disney Fantasy 07:30 am 03:45 pm
Jul. 20th 2024 Saturday, 20th of Jul. 2024 Mardi Gras 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 20th 2024 Saturday, 20th of Jul. 2024 Norwegian Jade 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 21st 2024 Sunday, 21st of Jul. 2024 Carnival Vista 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 21st 2024 Sunday, 21st of Jul. 2024 MSC Seashore 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Jul. 21st 2024 Sunday, 21st of Jul. 2024 Symphony of the Seas 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Jul. 21st 2024 Sunday, 21st of Jul. 2024 Wonder of the Seas 06:00 am 04:30 pm
Jul. 22nd 2024 Monday, 22nd of Jul. 2024 Carnival Glory 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Jul. 22nd 2024 Monday, 22nd of Jul. 2024 Disney Wish 07:30 am 03:45 pm
Jul. 23rd 2024 Tuesday, 23rd of Jul. 2024 MSC Meraviglia 01:00 pm 09:00 pm
Jul. 25th 2024 Thursday, 25th of Jul. 2024 Carnival Freedom 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Jul. 25th 2024 Thursday, 25th of Jul. 2024 Disney Fantasy 07:30 am 03:45 pm
Jul. 26th 2024 Friday, 26th of Jul. 2024 Carnival Glory 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Jul. 26th 2024 Friday, 26th of Jul. 2024 Disney Wish 07:30 am 03:45 pm
Jul. 27th 2024 Saturday, 27th of Jul. 2024 Adventure of the Seas 12:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 27th 2024 Saturday, 27th of Jul. 2024 Carnival Vista 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 27th 2024 Saturday, 27th of Jul. 2024 Mardi Gras 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 27th 2024 Saturday, 27th of Jul. 2024 Norwegian Jade 07:00 am 05:30 pm
Jul. 28th 2024 Sunday, 28th of Jul. 2024 MSC Seashore 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Jul. 28th 2024 Sunday, 28th of Jul. 2024 Symphony of the Seas 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Jul. 28th 2024 Sunday, 28th of Jul. 2024 Wonder of the Seas 06:00 am 04:30 pm
Jul. 29th 2024 Monday, 29th of Jul. 2024 Carnival Freedom 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Jul. 29th 2024 Monday, 29th of Jul. 2024 Carnival Glory 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Jul. 29th 2024 Monday, 29th of Jul. 2024 Disney Wish 07:30 am 03:45 pm
Jul. 30th 2024 Tuesday, 30th of Jul. 2024 MSC Meraviglia 01:00 pm 09:00 pm
Aug. 1st 2024 Thursday, 1st of Aug. 2024 MSC Seashore 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 2nd 2024 Friday, 2nd of Aug. 2024 Adventure of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 2nd 2024 Friday, 2nd of Aug. 2024 Carnival Glory 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Aug. 2nd 2024 Friday, 2nd of Aug. 2024 Disney Wish 07:30 am 03:45 pm
Aug. 3rd 2024 Saturday, 3rd of Aug. 2024 Carnival Freedom 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Aug. 3rd 2024 Saturday, 3rd of Aug. 2024 Mardi Gras 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 3rd 2024 Saturday, 3rd of Aug. 2024 Norwegian Jade 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 4th 2024 Sunday, 4th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Vista 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 4th 2024 Sunday, 4th of Aug. 2024 Disney Fantasy 07:30 am 03:45 pm
Aug. 4th 2024 Sunday, 4th of Aug. 2024 MSC Seashore 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 4th 2024 Sunday, 4th of Aug. 2024 Symphony of the Seas 01:00 pm 08:00 pm
Aug. 4th 2024 Sunday, 4th of Aug. 2024 Wonder of the Seas 06:00 am 04:30 pm
Aug. 5th 2024 Monday, 5th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Glory 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Aug. 5th 2024 Monday, 5th of Aug. 2024 Disney Wish 07:30 am 03:45 pm
Aug. 6th 2024 Tuesday, 6th of Aug. 2024 MSC Meraviglia 01:00 pm 09:00 pm
Aug. 8th 2024 Thursday, 8th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Freedom 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Aug. 9th 2024 Friday, 9th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Glory 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Aug. 9th 2024 Friday, 9th of Aug. 2024 Disney Wish 07:30 am 03:45 pm
Aug. 10th 2024 Saturday, 10th of Aug. 2024 Adventure of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm

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