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2015 tide table and solunar charts for Cape Town for planning your fishing expedition


Tide tables and solunar tables for sport fishers in Cape Town. 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 Cape Town ...

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Tide Chart: high tides and low tides in Cape Town  High tides and low tides in May 29, 2015 today High tides and low tides in May 31, 2015

Today Saturday, 30th of May of 2015, the sun rose in Cape Town at 7:42 h and sunset will be at 17:46 h. The moon set at 4:20 h at 260º west. Eventually, the moon will rise again in the southeast (102º) at 15:51 h.

In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first high tide was at 1:05 h and the next high tide will be at 13:35 h. The first low tide was at 7:25 h and the next low tide will be at 19:30 h.

The lunar phase is a Waxing Gibbous. Today we have 10 hours and 4 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 12:44 h and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 12 hours and 29 minutes.

High tides and low tides in Cape Town
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The tidal coefficient today is 69 (average). At noon the tidal coefficient increases to 73 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 77. The tide heights today are 1.5 m, 0.5 m, 1.4 m and 0.6 m. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Cape Town which is of 1.9 m and a minimum height of 0.1 m.

High tides and low tides in Cape Town

Solunar chart for Cape Town   Solunar charts in May 29, 2015 today Solunar charts in May 31, 2015

The solunar fishing calendar in Cape Town tells us that today is an average day for fishing, the fish activity forecast is average. Please, read more about solunar tables. The best times of day for fishing are:

solunar period from 4:20 h to 5:20 h, average activity solunar activity minor period (moonset)
solunar period from 10:05 h to 12:05 h, high activity solunar activitysolunar activity Major period (moon down)
solunar period from 15:51 h to 16:51 h, average activity solunar activity minor period (moonrise)
solunar period from 22:33 h to 0:33 h, high activity solunar activitysolunar activity Major period (moon up)

Solunar chart for Cape Town

Tide timetable for Cape Town   Tide tables for Cape Town in April 2015 May 2015 Tide tables for Cape Town in June 2015

Tide timetable for Cape Town. The times are generated in local time in South Africa. 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 ]  ,   [ solunar activity average activity ]  ,  [ solunar activitysolunar activity high activity ]  ,  [ solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity very high activity ]

NOTE: The times reflected in the tide table for Cape Town 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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Coordinates of Cape Town
Cape Town
33° 53' 60" S    18° 25' 00" E

 Select your fishing day

May
2015

Local time

Timezone Africa/JohannesburgUTC +2
South Africa
Local time in South Africa  Local Standard Time (LST)
All the times are generated in local time in South Africa.

Tides

High tides and low tides in Cape Town
The water level is rising. There are 3 hours and 14 minutes until high tide.


1:05 hhigh tide( 1.5 m )
7:25 hlow tide( 0.5 m )
13:35 hhigh tide( 1.4 m )
19:30 hlow tide( 0.6 m )


Tidal coefficient

coefficient 0h 69
coefficient 12h 73


Solunar activity

Solunar activity Activity of the day
AVERAGE

Major periods
from 10:05 h to 12:05 h and from 22:33 h to 0:33 h.

minor periods
from 4:20 h to 5:20 h and from 15:51 h to 16:51 h.



Moon phase

Waxing Gibbous

Waxing Gibbous


Moon age: 11 days
Light: 87 %
Southern Hemisphere
Next Full Moon in Cape Town Full Moon (3 days)
June 2, 2015 at 18:19 h
Next Last Quarter Moon in Cape Town Last Quarter Moon  (10 days)
June 9, 2015 at 17:42 h
Next New Moon in Cape Town New Moon  (17 days)
June 16, 2015 at 16:05 h
Next First Quarter Moon in Cape Town First Quarter Moon  (25 days)
June 24, 2015 at 13:03 h


Rising and setting of the moon

Moonrise 15:51 h
Lunar transit 22:33 h
Moonset 4:20 h
Duration of the moon 12 h 29 m
Rising and setting of the moon in Cape Town

Rising and setting of the sun

Sunrise 7:42 h
Transit 12:44 h
Sunset 17:46 h
Duration of the sun 10 h 4 m
Rising and setting of the sun in Cape Town

Astronomical observation

Earth - Sun
Distance from the Earth to the Sun 2015-05-30 10:20:09

Angular diameter
0° 31' 33"

Distance
151,637,118 km


Earth - Moon
Distance from the Earth to the Moon 2015-05-30 10:20:09

Angular diameter
0° 29' 47"

Distance
401,275 km



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