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:
8:09 pm PDT Apr 29, 2016
Tonight:
Patchy drizzle and fog after midnight. Partly cloudy early, then becoming cloudy, with a low around 54. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday:
Patchy drizzle and fog before noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 62. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night:
Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Sunday:
Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 64. South southeast wind around 10 mph.
Sunday Night:
Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday:
Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Monday Night:
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Tuesday:
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Tuesday Night:
Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Wednesday:
Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Wednesday Night:
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Thursday:
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Thursday Night:
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Friday:
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.


Catalina Island Marine Forecast (NOAA)

Observation Time
825 PM PDT Fri Apr 29 2016
Tonight
Western Portion...nw Winds 15 To 20 Kt. Elsewhere...sw Winds 5 To 10 Kt..becoming S After Midnight. Wind Waves 1 To 3 Ft. W Swell 3 To 5 Ft At 8 Seconds. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Saturday
Western Portion...ne Winds 5 To 15 Kt...becoming Nw In The Afternoon. Eastern Portion...se Winds 5 To 15 Kt...becoming W In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 3 To 5 Ft At 9 Seconds. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Saturday Night
W Winds 5 To 15 Kt...becoming S 5 To 10 Kt After Midnight. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 4 To 5 Ft At 10 Seconds And S 2 To 3 Ft At 19 Seconds. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Sunday
Se Winds 5 To 15 Kt. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 To 4 Ft At 11 Seconds And S 3 To 4 Ft At 17 Seconds. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Sunday Night
Sw Winds 10 Kt In The Evening...becoming Variable 10 Kt Or Less. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 1 To 3 Ft At 10 Seconds And S 2 Ft At 16 Seconds. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Monday
Winds Variable 10 Kt Or Less...becoming Sw 10 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 1 To 3 Ft And S 2 Ft. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Monday Night
W Winds 10 To 15 Kt In The Evening...becoming Variable 10 Kt Or Less. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 1 To 3 Ft And S 2 Ft.
Tuesday
W Winds 10 To 15 Kt With Gusts To 20 Kt. Wind Waves 1 To 3 Ft. S Swell 2 Ft.
Wednesday
W Winds 5 To 15 Kt. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. S Swell 2 Ft.


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)

2016-04-29 21:59:00
Wind: from the WSW (250 degrees) at 17 MPH (15 KT):0
Visibility: 3/4 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: obscured
Weather: mist
Temperature: 48.9 F (9.4 C)
Dew Point: 46.9 F (8.3 C)
Relative Humidity: 92%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.93 in. Hg (1013 hPa)

2016-04-29 20:51:00
Wind: from the W (260 degrees) at 16 MPH (14 KT):0
Visibility: 3/4 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: obscured
Weather: mist
Temperature: 48.9 F (9.4 C)
Dew Point: 48.0 F (8.9 C)
Relative Humidity: 96%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.93 in. Hg (1013 hPa)

2016-04-29 19:51:00
Wind: from the WSW (250 degrees) at 15 MPH (13 KT):0
Visibility: 2 1/2 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: overcast
Weather: mist
Temperature: 50.0 F (10.0 C)
Dew Point: 48.0 F (8.9 C)
Relative Humidity: 92%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.93 in. Hg (1013 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.01 inches (0.5 hPa) lower than three hours ago

2016-04-29 18:59:00
Wind: from the WSW (240 degrees) at 15 MPH (13 KT):0
Visibility: 2 1/2 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: overcast
Weather: mist
Temperature: 51.1 F (10.6 C)
Dew Point: 48.0 F (8.9 C)
Relative Humidity: 89%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.94 in. Hg (1013 hPa)

2016-04-29 17:51:00
Wind: from the W (260 degrees) at 17 MPH (15 KT):0
Visibility: 8 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: overcast
Temperature: 53.1 F (11.7 C)
Dew Point: 48.9 F (9.4 C)
Relative Humidity: 85%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.95 in. Hg (1014 hPa)

2016-04-29 17:03:00
Wind: from the WSW (250 degrees) at 15 MPH (13 KT):0
Visibility: 2 1/2 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: overcast
Weather: mist
Temperature: 53.1 F (11.7 C)
Dew Point: 48.9 F (9.4 C)
Relative Humidity: 85%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.96 in. Hg (1014 hPa)

2016-04-29 15:51:00
Wind: from the WSW (250 degrees) at 14 MPH (12 KT):0
Visibility: 3 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: overcast
Weather: haze
Temperature: 55.0 F (12.8 C)
Dew Point: 50.0 F (10.0 C)
Relative Humidity: 83%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.99 in. Hg (1015 hPa)

2016-04-29 15:04:00
Wind: from the W (260 degrees) at 10 MPH (9 KT):0
Visibility: 8 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: mostly cloudy
Temperature: 57.0 F (13.9 C)
Dew Point: 50.0 F (10.0 C)
Relative Humidity: 77%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.01 in. Hg (1016 hPa)

2016-04-29 13:51:00
Wind: from the NNW (340 degrees) at 5 MPH (4 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: mostly cloudy
Temperature: 60.1 F (15.6 C)
Dew Point: 48.9 F (9.4 C)
Relative Humidity: 66%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.03 in. Hg (1016 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.03 inches (1.0 hPa) lower than three hours ago

2016-04-29 12:51:00
Wind: from the W (280 degrees) at 8 MPH (7 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: mostly cloudy
Temperature: 57.9 F (14.4 C)
Dew Point: 48.9 F (9.4 C)
Relative Humidity: 71%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.04 in. Hg (1017 hPa)