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:
2:25 pm PDT May 27, 2016
Tonight:
Mostly clear during the early evening, then becoming cloudy, with a low around 56. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday:
Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 65. Light south southwest wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night:
Increasing clouds, with a low around 57. West wind around 5 mph becoming south in the evening.
Sunday:
Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 65. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind around 5 mph.
Memorial Day:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Monday Night:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Tuesday Night:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Wednesday Night:
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday:
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Thursday Night:
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Friday:
Sunny, with a high near 68.


Catalina Island Marine Forecast (NOAA)

Observation Time
224 PM PDT Fri May 27 2016
Tonight
W Winds 5 To 15 Kt...becoming Sw After Midnight. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 3 Ft At 9 Seconds.
Saturday
Winds Variable 10 Kt Or Less...becoming Sw 10 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 3 Ft At 10 Seconds And S 2 Ft At 12 Seconds.
Saturday Night
Sw Winds 10 Kt In The Evening...becoming Variable 10 Kt Or Less. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 3 Ft At 10 Seconds And S 2 Ft At 13 Seconds.
Sunday
Winds Variable 10 Kt Or Less...becoming Sw 10 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 3 Ft At 9 Seconds And S 2 Ft At 14 Seconds.
Sunday Night
W Winds 10 Kt In The Evening...becoming Variable 10 Kt Or Less. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 3 Ft At 9 Seconds And S 2 Ft At 14 Seconds. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Monday
Winds Variable 10 Kt Or Less...becoming W 10 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 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 3 To 4 Ft And S 3 Ft. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Tuesday
Sw Winds 5 To 15 Kt. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 To 3 Ft And S 2 To 4 Ft.
Wednesday
Sw Winds 5 To 15 Kt. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 To 3 Ft And S 2 To 4 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)

2016-05-27 19:51:00
Wind: from the SW (220 degrees) at 5 MPH (4 KT):0
Visibility: 1/4 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: obscured
Weather: fog
Temperature: 53.1 F (11.7 C)
Dew Point: 53.1 F (11.7 C)
Relative Humidity: 100%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.9 in. Hg (1012 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.01 inches (0.5 hPa) higher than three hours ago

2016-05-27 18:51:00
Wind: from the SW (230 degrees) at 8 MPH (7 KT):0
Visibility: 1/2 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: overcast
Weather: fog
Temperature: 55.0 F (12.8 C)
Dew Point: 52.0 F (11.1 C)
Relative Humidity: 89%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.89 in. Hg (1012 hPa)

2016-05-27 17:51:00
Wind: from the SW (230 degrees) at 8 MPH (7 KT):0
Visibility: 5 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: overcast
Weather: mist
Temperature: 55.9 F (13.3 C)
Dew Point: 52.0 F (11.1 C)
Relative Humidity: 86%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.88 in. Hg (1011 hPa)

2016-05-27 16:51:00
Wind: from the WSW (240 degrees) at 14 MPH (12 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 61.0 F (16.1 C)
Dew Point: 52.0 F (11.1 C)
Relative Humidity: 72%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.88 in. Hg (1011 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.04 inches (1.2 hPa) lower than three hours ago

2016-05-27 15:51:00
Wind: from the WSW (250 degrees) at 10 MPH (9 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 62.1 F (16.7 C)
Dew Point: 52.0 F (11.1 C)
Relative Humidity: 69%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.89 in. Hg (1012 hPa)

2016-05-27 14:51:00
Wind: from the WSW (250 degrees) at 6 MPH (5 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 64.9 F (18.3 C)
Dew Point: 52.0 F (11.1 C)
Relative Humidity: 62%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.9 in. Hg (1012 hPa)

2016-05-27 13:51:00
Wind: from the N (360 degrees) at 5 MPH (4 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 66.0 F (18.9 C)
Dew Point: 54.0 F (12.2 C)
Relative Humidity: 65%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.92 in. Hg (1013 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.04 inches (1.3 hPa) lower than three hours ago

2016-05-27 12:51:00
Wind: from the NNE (030 degrees) at 6 MPH (5 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 64.9 F (18.3 C)
Dew Point: 54.0 F (12.2 C)
Relative Humidity: 67%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.94 in. Hg (1013 hPa)

2016-05-27 11:51:00
Wind: from the WNW (290 degrees) at 5 MPH (4 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 63.0 F (17.2 C)
Dew Point: 53.1 F (11.7 C)
Relative Humidity: 70%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.95 in. Hg (1014 hPa)

2016-05-27 10:51:00
Wind: from the NNE (020 degrees) at 6 MPH (5 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 63.0 F (17.2 C)
Dew Point: 53.1 F (11.7 C)
Relative Humidity: 70%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.96 in. Hg (1014 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.01 inches (0.3 hPa) lower than three hours ago