Catalina Island
A unique destination off the Southern California coast

Catalina Island Weather


When to Visit the Island

Catalina Island enjoys a moderate Mediterranean climate and attracts visitors year-round. The average high temperatures only vary by 10°F between summer, with an average high of 75°F, and winter, with an average high of 65°F. With over 250 days of sunshine, you can expect warm days followed by cool evening breezes throughout most of the year.

Catalina Island's high season is from June to October and is particularly busy during the peak of summer. Low season is from December to February and the shoulder season from March to May and November. Weekends are typically busier than weekdays year-round. Most hotels, shops, activities and restaurants remain open all year.


Catalina Island Weather

Catalina Island 7-Day Forecast

Observation Time:
2:23 pm PDT Jul 29, 2016
This Afternoon:
Sunny, with a high near 75. West wind around 10 mph.
Tonight:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 65. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 74. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 65. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southwest in the evening.
Sunday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 74. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Monday Night:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Tuesday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday:
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night:
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday:
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 74.


Catalina Island Marine Forecast (NOAA)

Observation Time
813 AM PDT Fri Jul 29 2016
Today
Winds Variable 10 Kt Or Less...becoming W 10 To 15 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell 2 Ft At 8 Seconds And S 2 Ft At 11 Seconds. Patchy Dense Fog With Vsby 1 Nm Or Less In The Morning.
Tonight
W Winds 10 To 15 Kt...becoming Sw 5 To 10 Kt After Midnight. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 2 Ft At 8 Seconds. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Saturday
Winds Variable 10 Kt Or Less...becoming Sw 10 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 2 Ft At 8 Seconds. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Saturday Night
W Winds 10 Kt In The Evening...becoming Variable 10 Kt Or Less. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 2 Ft At 8 Seconds. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Sunday
Winds Variable 10 Kt Or Less...becoming W 10 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 2 Ft At 8 Seconds. S Swell 2 Ft. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Sunday Night
W Winds 10 Kt In The Evening...becoming Variable 10 Kt Or Less. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 Ft And S 2 Ft. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Monday
W Winds 10 To 20 Kt. Wind Waves 1 To 3 Ft. Mixed Swell W 2 Ft And S 2 Ft. Patchy Fog.
Tuesday
W Winds 10 To 15 Kt. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 Ft And S 2 Ft. Patchy Fog.


Average Temperatures and Rainfall

Jan - 65°F High, 49°F Low - Rainfall: 3.23"
Feb - 64°F High, 50°F Low - Rainfall: 3.18"
Mar - 65°F High, 52°F Low - Rainfall: 2.23"
Apr - 68°F High, 54°F Low - Rainfall: 1.09"
May - 69°F High, 57°F Low - Rainfall: 0.20"
Jun - 71°F High, 60°F Low - Rainfall: 0.05"
Jul - 74°F High, 62°F Low - Rainfall: 0.01"
Aug - 75°F High, 64°F Low - Rainfall: 0.05"
Sep - 75°F High, 63°F Low - Rainfall: 0.26"
Oct - 73°F High, 59°F Low - Rainfall: 0.34"
Nov - 68°F High, 53°F Low - Rainfall: 1.50"
Dec - 65°F High, 49°F Low - Rainfall: 2.15"


Aviation Weather (KAVX Catalina Airport)

2016-07-29 13:51:00
Wind: from the WSW (240 degrees) at 5 MPH (4 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 79.0 F (26.1 C)
Dew Point: 63.0 F (17.2 C)
Relative Humidity: 58%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.89 in. Hg (1012 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.02 inches (0.6 hPa) lower than three hours ago

2016-07-29 12:51:00
Wind: from the WNW (290 degrees) at 6 MPH (5 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 79.0 F (26.1 C)
Dew Point: 63.0 F (17.2 C)
Relative Humidity: 58%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.91 in. Hg (1012 hPa)

2016-07-29 11:51:00
Wind: from the N (360 degrees) at 6 MPH (5 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 80.1 F (26.7 C)
Dew Point: 62.1 F (16.7 C)
Relative Humidity: 54%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.91 in. Hg (1012 hPa)

2016-07-29 10:51:00
Wind: Calm:0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 78.1 F (25.6 C)
Dew Point: 62.1 F (16.7 C)
Relative Humidity: 57%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.92 in. Hg (1013 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.01 inches (0.5 hPa) higher than three hours ago

2016-07-29 09:51:00
Wind: Calm:0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 78.1 F (25.6 C)
Dew Point: 61.0 F (16.1 C)
Relative Humidity: 55%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.91 in. Hg (1012 hPa)

2016-07-29 08:51:00
Wind: Calm:0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 80.1 F (26.7 C)
Dew Point: 57.9 F (14.4 C)
Relative Humidity: 46%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.9 in. Hg (1012 hPa)

2016-07-29 07:51:00
Wind: Calm:0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 78.1 F (25.6 C)
Dew Point: 37.9 F (3.3 C)
Relative Humidity: 23%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.9 in. Hg (1012 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.02 inches (0.8 hPa) higher than three hours ago

2016-07-29 06:51:00
Wind: from the S (170 degrees) at 3 MPH (3 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 75.0 F (23.9 C)
Dew Point: 41.0 F (5.0 C)
Relative Humidity: 29%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.9 in. Hg (1012 hPa)

2016-07-29 05:51:00
Wind: from the WSW (250 degrees) at 6 MPH (5 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 75.9 F (24.4 C)
Dew Point: 37.0 F (2.8 C)
Relative Humidity: 24%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.88 in. Hg (1011 hPa)

2016-07-29 04:51:00
Wind: from the WSW (240 degrees) at 6 MPH (5 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 75.9 F (24.4 C)
Dew Point: 34.0 F (1.1 C)
Relative Humidity: 21%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.87 in. Hg (1011 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.02 inches (0.7 hPa) lower than three hours ago