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:
1:31 pm PDT Apr 27, 2015
Tonight:
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday:
Sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night:
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday:
Sunny, with a high near 74. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night:
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday:
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Friday Night:
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday:
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Saturday Night:
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Sunday:
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Sunday Night:
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Monday:
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.


Catalina Island Marine Forecast (NOAA)

Observation Time
223 PM PDT Mon Apr 27 2015
Tonight
W Winds 10 To 15 Kt...becoming Variable 10 Kt Or Less. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 2 To 4 Ft At 9 Seconds.
Tuesday
Winds Variable 10 Kt Or Less...becoming W 10 To 15 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 2 To 3 Ft At 9 Seconds.
Tuesday Night
W Winds 10 To 15 Kt In The Evening...becoming Variable 10 Kt Or Less. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 2 To 4 Ft At 9 Seconds.
Wednesday
Winds Variable 10 Kt Or Less...becoming W 10 To 15 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 2 To 4 Ft At 8 Seconds.
Wednesday Night
W Winds 10 To 15 Kt With Local Gusts To 20 Kt... Becoming 5 To 10 Kt After Midnight. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 2 To 4 Ft At 10 Seconds.
Thursday
Winds Variable 10 Kt Or Less...becoming W 10 To 15 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 2 To 4 Ft.
Thursday Night
W Winds 10 To 15 Kt...becoming Sw 5 To 10 Kt After Midnight. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 2 To 4 Ft. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Friday
Sw Winds 5 To 10 Kt. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 To 3 Ft And S 2 Ft. Patchy Fog.
Saturday
Sw Winds 5 To 10 Kt. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 To 4 Ft And S 3 Ft. Sweet


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)

2015-04-27 17:51:00
Wind: from the WSW (250 degrees) at 15 MPH (13 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 71.1 F (21.7 C)
Dew Point: 35.1 F (1.7 C)
Relative Humidity: 26%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.96 in. Hg (1014 hPa)

2015-04-27 16:51:00
Wind: from the WSW (250 degrees) at 15 MPH (13 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 73.0 F (22.8 C)
Dew Point: 35.1 F (1.7 C)
Relative Humidity: 24%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.96 in. Hg (1014 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.03 inches (1.0 hPa) lower than three hours ago

2015-04-27 15:51:00
Wind: from the WSW (240 degrees) at 12 MPH (10 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 75.9 F (24.4 C)
Dew Point: 27.0 F (-2.8 C)
Relative Humidity: 16%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.96 in. Hg (1014 hPa)

2015-04-27 14:51:00
Wind: from the W (260 degrees) at 9 MPH (8 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 75.9 F (24.4 C)
Dew Point: 28.9 F (-1.7 C)
Relative Humidity: 17%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.98 in. Hg (1015 hPa)

2015-04-27 13:51:00
Wind: Variable at 5 MPH (4 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 79.0 F (26.1 C)
Dew Point: 28.9 F (-1.7 C)
Relative Humidity: 15%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.99 in. Hg (1015 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.01 inches (0.5 hPa) lower than three hours ago

2015-04-27 12:51:00
Wind: from the NNE (030 degrees) at 8 MPH (7 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 77.0 F (25.0 C)
Dew Point: 24.1 F (-4.4 C)
Relative Humidity: 13%
Pressure (altimeter): 30 in. Hg (1015 hPa)

2015-04-27 11:51:00
Wind: from the ENE (060 degrees) at 9 MPH (8 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 77.0 F (25.0 C)
Dew Point: 24.1 F (-4.4 C)
Relative Humidity: 13%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.01 in. Hg (1016 hPa)

2015-04-27 10:51:00
Wind: from the E (100 degrees) at 10 MPH (9 KT) gusting to 23 MPH (20 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 75.0 F (23.9 C)
Dew Point: 27.0 F (-2.8 C)
Relative Humidity: 16%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.01 in. Hg (1016 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.03 inches (1.1 hPa) higher than three hours ago

2015-04-27 09:51:00
Wind: from the E (100 degrees) at 15 MPH (13 KT) gusting to 24 MPH (21 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 72.0 F (22.2 C)
Dew Point: 28.9 F (-1.7 C)
Relative Humidity: 20%
Pressure (altimeter): 30 in. Hg (1015 hPa)

2015-04-27 08:51:00
Wind: from the E (100 degrees) at 16 MPH (14 KT) gusting to 25 MPH (22 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 70.0 F (21.1 C)
Dew Point: 30.0 F (-1.1 C)
Relative Humidity: 22%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.99 in. Hg (1015 hPa)