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:
2:06 pm PDT Jul 2, 2015
Tonight:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy during the early evening, then becoming cloudy, with a low around 61. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Friday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 67. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 61. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Independence Day:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 67. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Sunday Night:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Monday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Monday Night:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Wednesday Night:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 67.


Catalina Island Marine Forecast (NOAA)

Observation Time
207 PM PDT Thu Jul 2 2015
Tonight
W Winds 10 To 20 Kt...becoming 5 To 10 Kt After Midnight. Wind Waves 1 To 3 Ft. W Swell 2 Ft At 8 Seconds. Sw Swell 2 Ft. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Friday
Sw Winds 5 To 10 Kt...becoming W 10 To 20 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 1 To 3 Ft. Mixed Swell W 2 Ft At 8 Seconds And Sw 2 Ft At 16 Seconds. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Friday Night
W Winds 10 To 15 Kt...becoming Sw 5 To 10 Kt After Midnight. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 Ft At 8 Seconds And Sw 2 Ft At 16 Seconds. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Saturday
Sw Winds 5 To 10 Kt...becoming W 10 To 15 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 Ft At 8 Seconds And Sw 2 Ft At 16 Seconds. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Saturday Night
W Winds 10 To 15 Kt...becoming 5 To 10 Kt After Midnight. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 Ft At 8 Seconds And Sw 2 Ft At 16 Seconds. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Sunday
Winds Variable 10 Kt Or Less...becoming W 10 To 15 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 Ft And Sw 2 Ft. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Sunday Night
W Winds 10 To 15 Kt...becoming 5 To 10 Kt After Midnight. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 Ft And Sw 2 Ft. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Monday
W Winds 5 To 15 Kt. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 Ft And Sw 2 Ft. Patchy Fog.
Tuesday
W Winds 5 To 15 Kt. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 Ft And Sw 2 Ft. Patchy Fog. 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)

2015-07-02 18:51:00
Wind: from the WSW (250 degrees) at 7 MPH (6 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 71.1 F (21.7 C)
Dew Point: 52.0 F (11.1 C)
Relative Humidity: 50%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.98 in. Hg (1015 hPa)

2015-07-02 17:51:00
Wind: from the SW (230 degrees) at 7 MPH (6 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 72.0 F (22.2 C)
Dew Point: 55.0 F (12.8 C)
Relative Humidity: 55%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.98 in. Hg (1015 hPa)

2015-07-02 16:51:00
Wind: from the WSW (250 degrees) at 9 MPH (8 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 71.1 F (21.7 C)
Dew Point: 57.9 F (14.4 C)
Relative Humidity: 63%
Pressure (altimeter): 30 in. Hg (1015 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.04 inches (1.3 hPa) lower than three hours ago

2015-07-02 15:51:00
Wind: from the WSW (250 degrees) at 10 MPH (9 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 73.9 F (23.3 C)
Dew Point: 57.9 F (14.4 C)
Relative Humidity: 57%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.01 in. Hg (1016 hPa)

2015-07-02 14:51:00
Wind: from the WSW (240 degrees) at 9 MPH (8 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 72.0 F (22.2 C)
Dew Point: 57.9 F (14.4 C)
Relative Humidity: 61%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.03 in. Hg (1016 hPa)

2015-07-02 13:51:00
Wind: from the W (270 degrees) at 8 MPH (7 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 77.0 F (25.0 C)
Dew Point: 57.9 F (14.4 C)
Relative Humidity: 51%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.04 in. Hg (1017 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.01 inches (0.4 hPa) lower than three hours ago

2015-07-02 12:51:00
Wind: Variable at 5 MPH (4 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 75.0 F (23.9 C)
Dew Point: 60.1 F (15.6 C)
Relative Humidity: 59%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.05 in. Hg (1017 hPa)

2015-07-02 11:51:00
Wind: Variable at 3 MPH (3 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 72.0 F (22.2 C)
Dew Point: 61.0 F (16.1 C)
Relative Humidity: 68%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.06 in. Hg (1017 hPa)

2015-07-02 10:51:00
Wind: Variable at 3 MPH (3 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 78.1 F (25.6 C)
Dew Point: 60.1 F (15.6 C)
Relative Humidity: 53%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.05 in. Hg (1017 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.01 inches (0.3 hPa) higher than three hours ago

2015-07-02 09:51:00
Wind: from the SW (220 degrees) at 3 MPH (3 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 75.9 F (24.4 C)
Dew Point: 60.1 F (15.6 C)
Relative Humidity: 57%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.05 in. Hg (1017 hPa)