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2016 tide table and solunar charts for Durban for planning your fishing expedition


Tide tables and solunar tables for sport fishers in Durban. 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 Durban ...

We want you to enjoy to the max a well-planned fishing expedition! Good luck!

Tide Chart: high tides and low tides in Durban  High tides and low tides in February 11, 2016 today High tides and low tides in February 13, 2016

Today Friday, 12th of February of 2016, the sun will rise in Durban at 5:34 h and sunset will be at 18:46 h. The moon will rise in the east (86º) at 9:28 h and will set in the west (277º) at 21:32 h.

In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first high tide will be at 6:15 h and the next high tide at 18:25 h. The only low tide of the day will be at 12:15 h.

The lunar phase is a Waxing Crescent. Today we will have 13 hours and 12 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 12:10 h and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 12 hours and 4 minutes.

High tides and low tides in Durban
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The tidal coefficient today is 91. With such a hight coefficient we will have big tides and the currents will also be very evident. At noon the tidal coefficient drops to 84 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 78. The tide heights today are 2.1 m, 0.3 m and 2.0 m. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Durban which is of 2.3 m and a minimum height of 0.0 m.

High tides and low tides in Durban

Solunar chart for Durban   Solunar charts in February 11, 2016 today Solunar charts in February 13, 2016

The solunar fishing calendar in Durban tells us that today is a bad day for fishing, the fish activity forecast is low, however, this is just a chance so we encourage you to take your rod and try it during solunar periods. Please, read more about solunar tables. The best times of day for fishing are:

solunar period from 3:08 h to 5:08 h, average activity solunar activity Major period (moon down)
solunar period from 9:28 h to 10:28 h, low activity minor period (moonrise)
solunar period from 15:30 h to 17:30 h, average activity solunar activity Major period (moon up)
solunar period from 21:32 h to 22:32 h, low activity minor period (moonset)

Solunar chart for Durban

Tide timetable for Durban   Tide tables for Durban in January 2016 February 2016 Tide tables for Durban in March 2016

Tide timetable for Durban. 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 Durban 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 Durban
Durban
29° 52' 00" S    31° 03' 00" E

 Select your fishing day

February
2016

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 Durban
The water level is rising. There are 4 hours and 55 minutes until high tide.


6:15 hhigh tide( 2.1 m )
12:15 hlow tide( 0.3 m )
18:25 hhigh tide( 2.0 m )


Tidal coefficient

coefficient 0h 91
coefficient 12h 84


Solunar activity

Solunar activity Activity of the day
LOW

Major periods
from 3:08 h to 5:08 h and from 15:30 h to 17:30 h.

minor periods
from 9:28 h to 10:28 h and from 21:32 h to 22:32 h.



Moon phase

Waxing Crescent

Waxing Crescent


Moon age: 4 days
Light: 16 %
Southern Hemisphere
Next First Quarter Moon in Durban First Quarter Moon (3 days)
February 15, 2016 at 9:46 h
Next Full Moon in Durban Full Moon  (11 days)
February 22, 2016 at 20:20 h
Next Last Quarter Moon in Durban Last Quarter Moon  (19 days)
March 2, 2016 at 1:11 h
Next New Moon in Durban New Moon  (26 days)
March 9, 2016 at 3:54 h
Total Solar Eclipse


Rising and setting of the moon

Moonrise 9:28 h
Lunar transit 15:30 h
Moonset 21:32 h
Duration of the moon 12 h 4 m
Rising and setting of the moon in Durban

Rising and setting of the sun

Sunrise 5:34 h
Transit 12:10 h
Sunset 18:46 h
Duration of the sun 13 h 12 m
Rising and setting of the sun in Durban

Astronomical observation

Earth - Sun
Distance from the Earth to the Sun 2016-02-12 01:19:17

Angular diameter
0° 32' 25"

Distance
147,652,034 km


Earth - Moon
Distance from the Earth to the Moon 2016-02-12 01:19:17

Angular diameter
0° 32' 52"

Distance
363,660 km



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