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:
3:07 am PDT May 28, 2015
Today:
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Light west southwest wind becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tonight:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 65. Light southwest wind becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 60. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Sunday Night:
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Monday:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Monday Night:
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday:
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night:
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday:
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.


Catalina Island Marine Forecast (NOAA)

Observation Time
249 AM PDT Thu May 28 2015
Today
Winds Variable 10 Kt Or Less...becoming W 10 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 1 To 3 Ft At 14 Seconds And Sw 2 Ft At 16 Seconds.
Tonight
W Winds 5 To 15 Kt...becoming Variable 10 Kt Or Less After Midnight. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 To 3 Ft At 14 Seconds And Sw 3 Ft At 16 Seconds. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Friday
Winds Variable 10 Kt Or Less...becoming W 10 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 2 To 3 Ft At 13 Seconds And Sw 2 Ft At 15 Seconds. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Friday Night
W Winds 10 Kt In The Evening...becoming Variable 10 Kt Or Less. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Sw Swell 2 Ft At 14 Seconds. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Saturday
Winds Variable 10 Kt Or Less...becoming W 10 Kt In The Afternoon. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Sw Swell 2 Ft. Patchy Fog In The Morning.
Saturday Night
W Winds 10 Kt In The Evening...becoming Variable 10 Kt Or Less. Wind Waves 2 Ft Or Less. Mixed Swell W 1 To 3 Ft And Sw 2 Ft. Patchy Fog After Midnight.
Sunday
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.
Monday
W Winds 10 To 20 Kt With Gusts To 25 Kt. Wind Waves 2 To 4 Ft. W Swell 1 To 3 Ft. Patchy Fog. Ck


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)

2015-05-28 03:51:00
Wind: from the WSW (240 degrees) at 7 MPH (6 KT):0
Visibility: 1/4 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: obscured
Weather: fog
Temperature: 52.0 F (11.1 C)
Dew Point: 52.0 F (11.1 C)
Relative Humidity: 100%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.97 in. Hg (1014 hPa)

2015-05-28 02:51:00
Wind: from the WSW (240 degrees) at 7 MPH (6 KT):0
Visibility: 1/4 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: obscured
Weather: fog
Temperature: 53.1 F (11.7 C)
Dew Point: 53.1 F (11.7 C)
Relative Humidity: 100%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.98 in. Hg (1015 hPa)

2015-05-28 01:51:00
Wind: from the SW (230 degrees) at 7 MPH (6 KT):0
Visibility: 1/2 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: obscured
Weather: fog
Temperature: 53.1 F (11.7 C)
Dew Point: 52.0 F (11.1 C)
Relative Humidity: 96%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.98 in. Hg (1015 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.02 inches (0.8 hPa) lower than three hours ago

2015-05-28 00:51:00
Wind: from the SW (220 degrees) at 3 MPH (3 KT):0
Visibility: 1/4 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: obscured
Weather: fog
Temperature: 52.0 F (11.1 C)
Dew Point: 51.1 F (10.6 C)
Relative Humidity: 96%
Pressure (altimeter): 30 in. Hg (1015 hPa)

2015-05-27 23:51:00
Wind: from the SW (230 degrees) at 6 MPH (5 KT):0
Visibility: 1/2 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: obscured
Weather: fog
Temperature: 53.1 F (11.7 C)
Dew Point: 53.1 F (11.7 C)
Relative Humidity: 100%
Pressure (altimeter): 30 in. Hg (1015 hPa)

2015-05-27 22:51:00
Wind: from the SW (230 degrees) at 5 MPH (4 KT):0
Visibility: 1 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: obscured
Weather: mist
Temperature: 53.1 F (11.7 C)
Dew Point: 52.0 F (11.1 C)
Relative Humidity: 96%
Pressure (altimeter): 30.01 in. Hg (1016 hPa)
Pressure tendency: 0.02 inches (0.6 hPa) higher than three hours ago

2015-05-27 21:51:00
Wind: from the WSW (240 degrees) at 13 MPH (11 KT):0
Visibility: 3/4 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: obscured
Weather: mist
Temperature: 53.1 F (11.7 C)
Dew Point: 52.0 F (11.1 C)
Relative Humidity: 96%
Pressure (altimeter): 30 in. Hg (1015 hPa)

2015-05-27 21:00:00
Wind: from the WSW (240 degrees) at 6 MPH (5 KT):0
Visibility: 3/4 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: obscured
Weather: mist
Temperature: 53.1 F (11.7 C)
Dew Point: 52.0 F (11.1 C)
Relative Humidity: 96%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.99 in. Hg (1015 hPa)

2015-05-27 19:59:00
Wind: from the WSW (240 degrees) at 10 MPH (9 KT):0
Visibility: 3/4 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: overcast
Weather: mist
Temperature: 53.1 F (11.7 C)
Dew Point: 52.0 F (11.1 C)
Relative Humidity: 96%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.99 in. Hg (1015 hPa)

2015-05-27 18:51:00
Wind: from the WSW (250 degrees) at 16 MPH (14 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: mostly cloudy
Temperature: 54.0 F (12.2 C)
Dew Point: 51.1 F (10.6 C)
Relative Humidity: 89%
Pressure (altimeter): 29.98 in. Hg (1015 hPa)