Harbor Report for April 2023

Pictured above, Avalon Harbor during late 2018. Photo by Andrew Newman-Anderson

April 2023 once again proved how weather and water conditions can affect our Harbor stats. We believe the lower boat counts are attributed to the chilly and gloomy weather.


Average High Temp—59—66—64

Average Low Temp—51—53—52

Average Sea Temp—57—62—61

Weather Warnings—8—15—9

Rain Days/Amount—1/.01—1/.04—1/.02

Vessels Moored—767—867—1,010

As you can see, the Average High Temp for April 2023 was 5 degrees to 7 degrees below the prior 2 years. In addition to lower-than-normal temperatures, a majority of the month was overcast. We had 105 boats arrive over Easter weekend this year, compared to only 82 in 2022.

On a positive note, all of the rain the island received over the prior two months turned the hills emerald green and brought an island bouquet of wild flowers!

April 2023 stats are as follows:

Average Temp, High—59

Average Temp, Low—51

Average Sea Temp—57

Weather Warnings—8

Rain Days—1

Rain (inches)—.01

People aboard boats—3,068

Vessels Moored—767

Vessels Anchored—109

Moorings Sold/Transferred—2 / 0

Citations Issued / Discharges 0 / 0

Total Cruise Ship Passengers / Visits—22,932 / 8

Additional Harbor Patrol Stats:

  • Assisted with 7 Medical calls
  • Responded to 41 Public Assist calls
  • Completed 249 Security Patrols
  • 14 Enforcement encounters