Channel Islands National Park encompasses five remarkable islands and their ocean environment, preserving and protecting a wealth of natural and cultural resources. Isolation over thousands of years has created unique animals, plants, and archeological resources found nowhere else on Earth and helped preserve a place where visitors can experience coastal southern California as it once was. Experience this unique National park with the crew of Finaddict. From Santa Cruz Island to Santa Rosa and the ones in between, adventure awaits.
Although temperatures are becoming warmer, strong winds often occur during this season. Dense fog is common during the late spring. Ocean temperatures range from the mid 50s to low 60s.
Temperatures average in the low-70s. Afternoon winds are common. Fog diminishes near midsummer. Calm winds and seas become more frequent near the end of summer and continue through October. Ocean temperatures begin to warm, reaching the high 60s by end of summer. Underwater visibility increases.
The best chance for warm weather, calm winds, and seas continues. However, beginning around October, strong east or Santa Ana winds are possible. Ocean temperatures may reach 70° (F) in early fall and visibility may reach 100 feet.
Temperatures begin to cool. Winter storms start to appear, with most rain falling between December and March. Nevertheless, beautiful, sunny, clear winter days occur between storms.