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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 December 24, 2014 today High tides and low tides in December 26, 2014

Today Thursday, 25th of December of 2014, the sun rose in Cape Town at 5:34 h and sunset will be at 19:59 h. The moon will rise in the southeast (104º) at 9:14 h and will set in the southwest (259º) at 22:40 h.

In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first high tide was at 5:25 h and the next high tide will be at 17:45 h. The first low tide will be at 11:40 h and the next low tide at 23:55 h.

The lunar phase is a Waxing Crescent. Today we have 14 hours and 25 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 12:47 h and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 13 hours and 26 minutes.

High tides and low tides in Cape Town
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The tidal coefficient today is 89, a high value and therefore the range of tides and currents will also be high. At noon the tidal coefficient drops to 84 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 80. The tide heights today are 1.7 m, 0.4 m, 1.6 m and 0.4 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 December 24, 2014 today Solunar charts in December 26, 2014

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 with influence from 3:34 h to 5:34 h, high activity solunar activitysolunar activity Major period (moon down). This period also coincides with sunrise; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, possibly obtaining greater activity than expected
solunar period from 9:14 h to 10:14 h, average activity solunar activity minor period (moonrise)
solunar period from 15:57 h to 17:57 h, high activity solunar activitysolunar activity Major period (moon up)
solunar period from 22:40 h to 23:40 h, average activity solunar activity minor period (moonset)

Solunar chart for Cape Town

Tide timetable for Cape Town   Tide tables for Cape Town in November 2014 December 2014 Tide tables for Cape Town in January 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

December
2014

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 falling. There are 3 hours and 52 minutes until low tide.


5:25 hhigh tide( 1.7 m )
11:40 hlow tide( 0.4 m )
17:45 hhigh tide( 1.6 m )
23:55 hlow tide( 0.4 m )


Tidal coefficient

coefficient 0h 89
coefficient 12h 84


Solunar activity

Solunar activity Activity of the day
AVERAGE

Major periods
from 3:34 h to 5:34 h and from 15:57 h to 17:57 h.

minor periods
from 9:14 h to 10:14 h and from 22:40 h to 23:40 h.



Moon phase

Waxing Crescent

Waxing Crescent


Moon age: 3 days
Light: 11 %
Southern Hemisphere
Next First Quarter Moon in Cape Town First Quarter Moon (4 days)
December 28, 2014 at 20:31 h
Next Full Moon in Cape Town Full Moon  (11 days)
January 5, 2015 at 6:53 h
Next Last Quarter Moon in Cape Town Last Quarter Moon  (19 days)
January 13, 2015 at 11:47 h
Next New Moon in Cape Town New Moon  (26 days)
January 20, 2015 at 15:14 h


Rising and setting of the moon

Moonrise 9:14 h
Lunar transit 15:57 h
Moonset 22:40 h
Duration of the moon 13 h 26 m
Rising and setting of the moon in Cape Town

Rising and setting of the sun

Sunrise 5:34 h
Transit 12:47 h
Sunset 19:59 h
Duration of the sun 14 h 25 m
Rising and setting of the sun in Cape Town

Astronomical observation

Earth - Sun
Distance from the Earth to the Sun 2014-12-25 07:47:32

Angular diameter
0° 32' 31"

Distance
147,129,414 km


Earth - Moon
Distance from the Earth to the Moon 2014-12-25 07:47:32

Angular diameter
0° 32' 47"

Distance
364,509 km



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