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
3:21 am PST Feb 27, 2015
Today
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 64. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Breezy, with a west wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Breezy.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 63.


Catalina Island Marine Forecast (NOAA)

Observation Time
309 AM Pst Fri Feb 27 2015
small Craft Advisory In Effect From 2 PM Pst This Afternoon Through Saturday Morning

Today
Ne Winds 5 To 10 Kt...becoming W 15 To 25 Kt In The Afternoon...strongest Western Portion. Combined Seas 4 To 6 Ft Dominant Period 9 Seconds. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Tonight
W To Nw Winds 15 To 25 Kt...strongest Western Portion. Combined Seas 5 To 7 Ft Dominant Period 8 Seconds. Slight Chance Of Showers In The Evening...then Chance Of Showers.
Saturday
W To Nw Winds 15 To 25 Kt Early...becoming 10 To 20 Kt By Late Morning. Combined Seas 5 To 7 Ft Dominant Period 8 Seconds. Chance Of Showers.
Saturday Night
W Winds 15 To 20 Kt...becoming 10 To 15 Kt After Midnight. Wind Waves 1 To 3 Ft. W Swell 3 To 5 Ft At 10 Seconds. Showers Likely And Slight Chance Of Tstms.
Sunday
W Winds 10 To 15 Kt. Wind Waves 2 Ft. W Swell 3 To 5 Ft At 12 Seconds. Showers Likely And Slight Chance Of Tstms.
Sunday Night
W Winds 10 To 15 Kt. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 3 To 5 Ft. Showers Likely. Slight Chance Of Tstms.
Monday
W Winds 10 To 20 Kt. Wind Waves 2 To 3 Ft. W Swell 3 To 5 Ft. Chance Of Showers.
Tuesday
W To Nw Winds 10 To 20 Kt With Local Gusts To 25 Kt. Wind Waves 2 To 4 Ft. W Swell 4 To 6 Ft. Slight Chance Of Showers.


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)

2015-02-27 03:51:00
Wind: from the W (260 degrees) at 6 MPH (5 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 51.1 F (10.6 C)
Dew Point: 45.0 F (7.2 C)
Relative Humidity: 79%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.83 in. Hg (1010 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.02 inches (0.6 hPa) lower than three hours ago

2015-02-27 02:59:00
Wind: from the W (280 degrees) at 6 MPH (5 KT):0
Visibility: 2 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: mostly clear
Weather: mist
Temperature: 48.9 F (9.4 C)
Dew Point: 48.9 F (9.4 C)
Relative Humidity: 100%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.83 in. Hg (1010 hPa)

2015-02-27 01:51:00
Wind: from the WSW (240 degrees) at 6 MPH (5 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 51.1 F (10.6 C)
Dew Point: 48.0 F (8.9 C)
Relative Humidity: 89%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.83 in. Hg (1010 hPa)
Pressure tendency: falling rapidly

2015-02-27 00:51:00
Wind: from the WNW (290 degrees) at 5 MPH (4 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 53.1 F (11.7 C)
Dew Point: 43.0 F (6.1 C)
Relative Humidity: 68%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.85 in. Hg (1010 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.03 inches (0.9 hPa) lower than three hours ago

2015-02-26 23:51:00
Wind: from the NNE (030 degrees) at 6 MPH (5 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 52.0 F (11.1 C)
Dew Point: 46.9 F (8.3 C)
Relative Humidity: 82%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.85 in. Hg (1010 hPa)

2015-02-26 22:51:00
Wind: from the NW (320 degrees) at 5 MPH (4 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 55.9 F (13.3 C)
Dew Point: 37.0 F (2.8 C)
Relative Humidity: 48%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.86 in. Hg (1011 hPa)

2015-02-26 21:51:00
Wind: from the SW (220 degrees) at 5 MPH (4 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 54.0 F (12.2 C)
Dew Point: 44.1 F (6.7 C)
Relative Humidity: 69%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.88 in. Hg (1011 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.00 inches (0.0 hPa) lower than three hours ago

2015-02-26 20:51:00
Wind: from the NNE (030 degrees) at 3 MPH (3 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 54.0 F (12.2 C)
Dew Point: 45.0 F (7.2 C)
Relative Humidity: 71%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.88 in. Hg (1011 hPa)

2015-02-26 19:51:00
Wind: Calm:0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 55.0 F (12.8 C)
Dew Point: 46.9 F (8.3 C)
Relative Humidity: 74%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.87 in. Hg (1011 hPa)

2015-02-26 18:51:00
Wind: from the ENE (070 degrees) at 3 MPH (3 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 54.0 F (12.2 C)
Dew Point: 50.0 F (10.0 C)
Relative Humidity: 86%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.88 in. Hg (1011 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.01 inches (0.2 hPa) higher than three hours ago