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
5:50 pm PDT Mar 30, 2015
Tonight
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 54. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 54. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Patchy fog before 11am. 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 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Saturday Night
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Breezy.


Catalina Island Marine Forecast (NOAA)

Observation Time
220 PM PDT Mon Mar 30 2015
Tonight
W Winds 10 To 15 Kt In The Evening...becoming Variable 10 Kt Or Less. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 3 To 5 Ft At 13 Seconds. S Swell 2 To 4 Ft. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Tuesday
Winds Variable 10 Kt Or Less...becoming Sw 10 To 15 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 3 To 5 Ft At 13 Seconds And S 3 Ft At 13 Seconds. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Tuesday Night
W Winds 5 To 15 Kt...becoming N After Midnight. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 5 To 7 Ft At 10 Seconds. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Wednesday
Winds Variable 10 Kt Or Less...becoming W 10 To 15 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 5 To 7 Ft At 10 Seconds. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Wednesday Night
Nw Winds 10 To 15 Kt With Local Gusts To 20 Kt. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 5 To 7 Ft At 10 Seconds. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Thursday
Nw Winds 10 To 15 Kt With Local Gusts To 20 Kt. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 5 To 7 Ft. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Thursday Night
W Winds 5 To 15 Kt...becoming Ne After Midnight. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. W Swell 3 To 5 Ft.
Friday
N Winds 10 To 20 Kt With Gusts To 25 Kt. Wind Waves 2 To 4 Ft. W Swell 3 To 5 Ft.
Saturday
W Winds 10 To 20 Kt With Gusts To 25 Kt. Wind Waves 2 To 4 Ft. Mixed Swell W 2 To 4 Ft And S 2 Ft. Patchy Fog.


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)

2015-03-30 17:51:00
Wind: from the W (260 degrees) at 6 MPH (5 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 66.9 F (19.4 C)
Dew Point: 46.9 F (8.3 C)
Relative Humidity: 48%
Pressure (altimeter): 30 in. Hg (1015 hPa)

2015-03-30 16:51:00
Wind: from the W (260 degrees) at 7 MPH (6 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 71.1 F (21.7 C)
Dew Point: 46.0 F (7.8 C)
Relative Humidity: 40%
Pressure (altimeter): 30 in. Hg (1015 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.05 inches (1.6 hPa) lower than three hours ago

2015-03-30 15:51:00
Wind: from the SW (220 degrees) at 7 MPH (6 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 68.0 F (20.0 C)
Dew Point: 53.1 F (11.7 C)
Relative Humidity: 58%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.01 in. Hg (1016 hPa)

2015-03-30 14:51:00
Wind: from the WSW (240 degrees) at 9 MPH (8 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 69.1 F (20.6 C)
Dew Point: 52.0 F (11.1 C)
Relative Humidity: 54%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.03 in. Hg (1016 hPa)

2015-03-30 13:51:00
Wind: from the WSW (250 degrees) at 7 MPH (6 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 72.0 F (22.2 C)
Dew Point: 48.9 F (9.4 C)
Relative Humidity: 44%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.05 in. Hg (1017 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.02 inches (0.7 hPa) lower than three hours ago

2015-03-30 12:51:00
Wind: from the W (260 degrees) at 9 MPH (8 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 71.1 F (21.7 C)
Dew Point: 43.0 F (6.1 C)
Relative Humidity: 36%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.07 in. Hg (1018 hPa)

2015-03-30 11:51:00
Wind: from the W (260 degrees) at 8 MPH (7 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 70.0 F (21.1 C)
Dew Point: 46.9 F (8.3 C)
Relative Humidity: 43%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.07 in. Hg (1018 hPa)

2015-03-30 10:51:00
Wind: from the WSW (250 degrees) at 6 MPH (5 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 69.1 F (20.6 C)
Dew Point: 50.0 F (10.0 C)
Relative Humidity: 50%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.07 in. Hg (1018 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.04 inches (1.2 hPa) higher than three hours ago

2015-03-30 09:51:00
Wind: from the SW (220 degrees) at 3 MPH (3 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: clear
Temperature: 66.0 F (18.9 C)
Dew Point: 50.0 F (10.0 C)
Relative Humidity: 56%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.06 in. Hg (1017 hPa)

2015-03-30 08:51:00
Wind: Calm:0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: partly cloudy
Temperature: 60.1 F (15.6 C)
Dew Point: 52.0 F (11.1 C)
Relative Humidity: 74%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.05 in. Hg (1017 hPa)