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 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, and restaurants remain open all year.


Catalina Island Weather

Catalina Island 7-Day Forecast

Observation Time
8:20 am PDT Mar 31, 2015
Today
Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy early, then clearing, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 54. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Wednesday
Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 52. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Thursday
Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Saturday Night
Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Sunday
Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Sunday Night
Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Monday
Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 67.


Catalina Island Marine Forecast (NOAA)

Observation Time
259 AM PDT Tue Mar 31 2015
Today
Winds Variable 10 Kt Or Less...becoming Sw 10 To 15 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 To 3 Ft At 12 Seconds And S 3 Ft At 15 Seconds. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Tonight
Sw Winds 10 To 15 Kt...becoming Se 5 To 10 Kt After Midnight. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 4 To 6 Ft At 8 Seconds And S 3 Ft At 14 Seconds. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Wednesday
Winds Variable 10 Kt Or Less...becoming Sw 10 To 15 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 4 To 5 Ft At 8 Seconds. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Wednesday Night
W Winds 10 To 15 Kt...becoming N 5 To 10 Kt After Midnight. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 4 To 6 Ft At 7 Seconds. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Thursday
Ne Winds 5 To 10 Kt...becoming W 10 To 20 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 1 To 3 Ft. W Swell 4 To 6 Ft At 8 Seconds... Subsiding To 2 To 4 Ft At 12 Seconds In The Afternoon. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Thursday Night
Nw Winds 10 To 20 Kt. Wind Waves 1 To 3 Ft. Mixed Swell W 2 To 3 Ft At 11 Seconds And S 2 Ft At 13 Seconds.
Friday
Nw Winds 10 To 20 Kt With Gusts To 25 Kt. Wind Waves 2 To 4 Ft. S Swell 2 Ft.
Saturday
W Winds 10 To 15 Kt With Local Gusts To 20 Kt. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 1 To 3 Ft. Patchy Fog. Kittell


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)

2015-03-31 08:51:00
Wind: from the W (280 degrees) at 6 MPH (5 KT):0
Visibility: 9 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 55.9 F (13.3 C)
Dew Point: 51.1 F (10.6 C)
Relative Humidity: 83%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.03 in. Hg (1016 hPa)

2015-03-31 07:51:00
Wind: Calm:0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 55.0 F (12.8 C)
Dew Point: 48.9 F (9.4 C)
Relative Humidity: 79%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.01 in. Hg (1016 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.02 inches (0.8 hPa) higher than three hours ago

2015-03-31 06:51:00
Wind: from the SSW (200 degrees) at 6 MPH (5 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 63.0 F (17.2 C)
Dew Point: 25.0 F (-3.9 C)
Relative Humidity: 23%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.99 in. Hg (1015 hPa)

2015-03-31 05:45:00
Wind: from the NE (050 degrees) at 3 MPH (3 KT):0
Visibility: 1 1/4 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: mostly clear
Weather: mist
Temperature: 50 F (10 C)
Dew Point: 46 F (8 C)
Relative Humidity: 87%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.99 in. Hg (1015 hPa)

2015-03-31 04:51:00
Wind: from the SE (140 degrees) at 5 MPH (4 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 62.1 F (16.7 C)
Dew Point: 30.0 F (-1.1 C)
Relative Humidity: 29%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.98 in. Hg (1015 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.04 inches (1.3 hPa) lower than three hours ago

2015-03-31 03:51:00
Wind: from the SE (130 degrees) at 3 MPH (3 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 63.0 F (17.2 C)
Dew Point: 28.0 F (-2.2 C)
Relative Humidity: 26%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.99 in. Hg (1015 hPa)

2015-03-31 02:51:00
Wind: Calm:0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 60.1 F (15.6 C)
Dew Point: 30.0 F (-1.1 C)
Relative Humidity: 31%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.01 in. Hg (1016 hPa)

2015-03-31 01:51:00
Wind: from the SW (230 degrees) at 6 MPH (5 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 63.0 F (17.2 C)
Dew Point: 30.0 F (-1.1 C)
Relative Humidity: 28%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.02 in. Hg (1016 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.01 inches (0.5 hPa) lower than three hours ago

2015-03-31 00:51:00
Wind: from the W (280 degrees) at 7 MPH (6 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 62.1 F (16.7 C)
Dew Point: 28.9 F (-1.7 C)
Relative Humidity: 28%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.03 in. Hg (1016 hPa)

2015-03-30 23:51:00
Wind: Calm:0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 64.0 F (17.8 C)
Dew Point: 28.0 F (-2.2 C)
Relative Humidity: 25%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.04 in. Hg (1017 hPa)