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



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Observation Time:
6:46 pm PDT Aug 3, 2015
NWS Forecast for: Avalon CA
Issued by: National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard, CA
Last Update:


Catalina Island Marine Forecast (NOAA)

Observation Time
830 PM PDT Mon Aug 3 2015
Tonight
Western Portion...w Winds 15 To 20 Kt. Elsewhere...w Winds 10 To 15 Kt Becoming 5 To 10 Kt After Midnight. Wind Waves 2 To 3 Ft. Mixed Swell W 2 Ft At 6 Seconds And S 2 Ft At 16 Seconds. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Tuesday
Winds Variable 10 Kt Or Less...becoming W 10 To 15 Kt With Gusts To 20 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less...building To 2 To 3 Ft In The Afternon. Mixed Swell W 2 Ft At 7 Seconds And S 2 Ft At 18 Seconds. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Tuesday Night
W Winds 10 To 20 Kt With Local Gusts To 25 Kt. Strongest Western Portion. Wind Waves 2 To 4 Ft. Mixed Swell W 2 Ft At 7 Seconds And S 2 Ft At 17 Seconds. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Wednesday
W Winds 5 To 15 Kt. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 To 3 Ft At 7 Seconds And S 2 Ft At 16 Seconds. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Wednesday Night
W Winds 10 To 15 Kt With Gusts To 20 Kt...becoming 5 To 10 Kt After Midnight. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 To 3 Ft At 7 Seconds And S 2 Ft At 15 Seconds. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Thursday
Winds Variable 10 Kt Or Less...becoming W 10 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. S Swell 2 Ft. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Thursday Night
W Winds 10 To 20 Kt...becoming 5 To 10 Kt After Midnight. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. S Swell 2 Ft. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Friday
W Winds 10 To 20 Kt. Wind Waves 2 To 3 Ft. S Swell 2 Ft.
Saturday
W Winds 5 To 15 Kt. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. S Swell 2 Ft. Gomberg/30


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)

2015-08-03 23:51:00
Wind: from the WNW (290 degrees) at 7 MPH (6 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 69.1 F (20.6 C)
Dew Point: 52.0 F (11.1 C)
Relative Humidity: 54%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.94 in. Hg (1013 hPa)

2015-08-03 22:51:00
Wind: from the W (280 degrees) at 8 MPH (7 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 68.0 F (20.0 C)
Dew Point: 53.1 F (11.7 C)
Relative Humidity: 58%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.94 in. Hg (1013 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.02 inches (0.7 hPa) higher than three hours ago

2015-08-03 21:51:00
Wind: from the WNW (290 degrees) at 10 MPH (9 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 69.1 F (20.6 C)
Dew Point: 54.0 F (12.2 C)
Relative Humidity: 58%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.94 in. Hg (1013 hPa)

2015-08-03 20:51:00
Wind: from the WNW (290 degrees) at 13 MPH (11 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 69.1 F (20.6 C)
Dew Point: 52.0 F (11.1 C)
Relative Humidity: 54%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.93 in. Hg (1013 hPa)

2015-08-03 19:51:00
Wind: from the W (270 degrees) at 9 MPH (8 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 64.0 F (17.8 C)
Dew Point: 59.0 F (15.0 C)
Relative Humidity: 83%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.92 in. Hg (1013 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.01 inches (0.4 hPa) lower than three hours ago

2015-08-03 18:51:00
Wind: from the WSW (250 degrees) at 14 MPH (12 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 64.9 F (18.3 C)
Dew Point: 60.1 F (15.6 C)
Relative Humidity: 84%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.92 in. Hg (1013 hPa)

2015-08-03 17:51:00
Wind: from the WSW (250 degrees) at 18 MPH (16 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 68.0 F (20.0 C)
Dew Point: 60.1 F (15.6 C)
Relative Humidity: 75%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.92 in. Hg (1013 hPa)

2015-08-03 16:51:00
Wind: from the WSW (240 degrees) at 15 MPH (13 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 69.1 F (20.6 C)
Dew Point: 60.1 F (15.6 C)
Relative Humidity: 73%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.93 in. Hg (1013 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.03 inches (0.9 hPa) lower than three hours ago

2015-08-03 15:51:00
Wind: from the WSW (250 degrees) at 12 MPH (10 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 75.0 F (23.9 C)
Dew Point: 62.1 F (16.7 C)
Relative Humidity: 64%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.94 in. Hg (1013 hPa)

2015-08-03 14:51:00
Wind: from the W (260 degrees) at 5 MPH (4 KT):0
Visibility: 8 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 73.9 F (23.3 C)
Dew Point: 62.1 F (16.7 C)
Relative Humidity: 66%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.96 in. Hg (1014 hPa)