Tide tables and solunar tables for sport fishers in Ford Point. Find out the forecast for high tides and low tides before setting out to fish, and other fishing-related data such as the lunar phase, tidal coefficient, sun and moon rising and setting times, hours of maximum fish activity, weather conditions in Ford Point ...
We want you to enjoy to the max a well-planned fishing expedition! Good luck!
Today Wednesday, 22th of October of 2014, the sun rose in Ford Point at 6:16 h and sunset will be at 18:16 h. The moon rose in the east (94º) at 5:01 h and will set in the west (264º) at 17:19 h.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first high tide was at 4:15 h and the next high tide will be at 16:35 h. The first low tide will be at 10:30 h and the next low tide at 22:30 h.
The lunar phase is a Waning Crescent. Today we have 12 hours and 0 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 12:16 h and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 12 hours and 18 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 86, a high value and therefore the range of tides and currents will also be high. At noon the tidal coefficient increases to 88 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 90. The tide heights today are 2.3 m, 0.5 m, 2.2 m and 0.6 m. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Ford Point which is of 2.5 m and a minimum height of 0.1 m.
The solunar fishing calendar in Ford Point tells us that today is an excellent day for fishing, the fish activity forecast is very high. Please, read more about solunar tables. The best times of day for fishing are:
| from 5:01 h to 6:01 h, very high activity minor period (moonrise)
from 11:10 h to 13:10 h, very high activity Major period (moon up)
from 17:19 h to 18:19 h, very high activity minor period (moonset). This period of high activity coincides with sunset; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, resulting in an excellent time for fishing
from 23:33 h to 1:33 h, very high activity Major period (moon down)
Tide timetable for Ford Point. The times are generated in local time in Nigeria. You will also have the lunar phase, sunrise and sunset times, the tidal coefficient and the average fish activity forecast for each day according to the solunar tables:
[ 0 low activity ] , [ average activity ] , [ high activity ] , [ very high activity ]
NOTE: The times reflected in the tide table for Ford Point are tide forecasts only valid as references for sport fishing. They shouldn't be used as a guide for navigation. The heights are expressed in meters referenced to Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW).
MLLW is the average of the lower low water height of each tidal day observed over the official time segment over which tide observations are taken and reduced to obtain mean value (Tidal Datum Epoch).
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|4:15 h||high tide||( 2.3 m )|
|10:30 h||low tide||( 0.5 m )|
|16:35 h||high tide||( 2.2 m )|
|22:30 h||low tide||( 0.6 m )|
|Activity of the day
from 11:10 h to 13:10 h and from 23:33 h to 1:33 h.
from 5:01 h to 6:01 h and from 17:19 h to 18:19 h.
Moon age: 28 days
Light: 4 %
|New Moon (2 days)
October 23, 2014 at 22:57 h
Partial Solar Eclipse
|First Quarter Moon (9 days)
October 31, 2014 at 3:48 h
|Full Moon (16 days)
November 6, 2014 at 23:23 h
|Last Quarter Moon (23 days)
November 14, 2014 at 16:16 h
|Lunar transit||11:10 h|
|Duration of the moon||12 h 18 m|
|Duration of the sun||12 h 0 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon