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:
2:46 am PDT Apr 26, 2015
Today:
Sunny, with a high near 67. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight:
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Monday:
Sunny, with a high near 72. North wind around 5 mph becoming west in the morning.
Monday Night:
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday:
Sunny, with a high near 73. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night:
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Wednesday:
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Thursday Night:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Friday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Friday Night:
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday:
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.


Catalina Island Marine Forecast (NOAA)

Observation Time
247 AM PDT Sun Apr 26 2015
small Craft Advisory In Effect Until 9 AM PDT This Morning

Today
Western Portion...nw Winds 20 To 25 Kt Becoming 15 To 20 Kt In The Afternoon. Elsewhere...winds Variable 10 Kt Or Less Becoming Sw 10 To 15 Kt In The Afternoon. Combined Seas 5 To 7 Ft Dominant Period 8 Seconds.
Tonight
Western Portion...w Winds 10 To 20 Kt Becoming Nw 10 To 15 Kt After Midnight. Elsewhere...sw Winds 10 To 20 Kt Becoming Variable 10 Kt Or Less After Midnight. Wind Waves 2 To 4 Ft In The Evening...becoming 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 4 To 6 Ft At 8 Seconds.
Monday
N Winds 5 To 10 Kt...becoming W In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 3 To 5 Ft At 9 Seconds.
Monday Night
W Winds 10 To 20 Kt...becoming 5 To 10 Kt After Midnight. Wind Waves 1 To 3 Ft. W Swell 2 To 3 Ft At 9 Seconds.
Tuesday
Winds Variable 10 Kt Or Less...becoming W 10 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 2 To 3 Ft At 9 Seconds.
Tuesday Night
W Winds 5 To 15 Kt...becoming N 5 To 10 Kt After Midnight. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 To 3 Ft And S 2 Ft. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Wednesday
W Winds 5 To 15 Kt. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 3 To 5 Ft. Patchy Fog.
Thursday
Sw Winds 5 To 10 Kt. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 4 To 6 Ft. Patchy Fog. Kj


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)

2015-04-26 08:01:00
Wind: from the NNW (330 degrees) at 13 MPH (11 KT):0
Visibility: 1 3/4 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: overcast
Weather: mist
Temperature: 53.1 F (11.7 C)
Dew Point: 51.1 F (10.6 C)
Relative Humidity: 92%
Pressure (altimeter): 30 in. Hg (1015 hPa)

2015-04-26 06:51:00
Wind: from the NNW (340 degrees) at 15 MPH (13 KT):0
Visibility: 1/4 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: obscured
Weather: fog
Temperature: 51.1 F (10.6 C)
Dew Point: 51.1 F (10.6 C)
Relative Humidity: 100%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.98 in. Hg (1015 hPa)

2015-04-26 05:51:00
Wind: from the NW (310 degrees) at 12 MPH (10 KT):0
Visibility: 1/4 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: obscured
Weather: fog
Temperature: 51.1 F (10.6 C)
Dew Point: 51.1 F (10.6 C)
Relative Humidity: 100%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.96 in. Hg (1014 hPa)

2015-04-26 04:51:00
Wind: from the WNW (290 degrees) at 6 MPH (5 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 50.0 F (10.0 C)
Dew Point: 45.0 F (7.2 C)
Relative Humidity: 82%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.95 in. Hg (1014 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.01 inches (0.2 hPa) higher than three hours ago

2015-04-26 03:51:00
Wind: from the W (270 degrees) at 9 MPH (8 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 53.1 F (11.7 C)
Dew Point: 43.0 F (6.1 C)
Relative Humidity: 68%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.94 in. Hg (1013 hPa)

2015-04-26 02:51:00
Wind: from the WNW (290 degrees) at 12 MPH (10 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 51.1 F (10.6 C)
Dew Point: 45.0 F (7.2 C)
Relative Humidity: 79%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.94 in. Hg (1013 hPa)

2015-04-26 01:51:00
Wind: from the WNW (300 degrees) at 12 MPH (10 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 50.0 F (10.0 C)
Dew Point: 48.0 F (8.9 C)
Relative Humidity: 92%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.94 in. Hg (1013 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.00 inches (0.1 hPa) lower than three hours ago

2015-04-26 00:51:00
Wind: from the W (280 degrees) at 13 MPH (11 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 51.1 F (10.6 C)
Dew Point: 46.0 F (7.8 C)
Relative Humidity: 82%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.94 in. Hg (1013 hPa)

2015-04-25 23:51:00
Wind: from the WNW (300 degrees) at 13 MPH (11 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 50.0 F (10.0 C)
Dew Point: 46.9 F (8.3 C)
Relative Humidity: 89%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.94 in. Hg (1013 hPa)

2015-04-25 21:51:00
Wind: from the WNW (290 degrees) at 20 MPH (17 KT) gusting to 28 MPH (24 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 51.1 F (10.6 C)
Dew Point: 45.0 F (7.2 C)
Relative Humidity: 79%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.93 in. Hg (1013 hPa)