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

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

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Tide Chart: high tides and low tides in Simons Town  High tides and low tides in February 26, 2015 today High tides and low tides in February 28, 2015

Today Friday, 27th of February of 2015, the sun rose in Simons Town at 6:32 h and sunset will be at 19:26 h. The moon set at 0:57 h at 292º northwest. Eventually, the moon will rise again in the northeast (68º) at 15:11 h.

In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 4:45 h and the next low tide will be at 17:45 h. The first high tide will be at 11:00 h and the next high tide at 23:55 h.

The lunar phase is a Waxing Gibbous. Today we have 12 hours and 54 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 12:59 h and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 9 hours and 46 minutes.

High tides and low tides in Simons Town
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The tidal coefficient today is 42, a low value, which means that the range (difference between high tide and low tide) will be lower than on other occasions and the currents will also be small. At noon the tidal coefficient increases to 45 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 49. The tide heights today are 0.8 m, 1.3 m, 0.8 m and 1.3 m. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Simons Town which is of 2.0 m and a minimum height of 0.1 m.

High tides and low tides in Simons Town

Solunar chart for Simons Town   Solunar charts in February 26, 2015 today Solunar charts in February 28, 2015

The solunar fishing calendar in Simons Town 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 0:57 h to 1:57 h, low activity minor period (moonset)
solunar period from 8:04 h to 10:04 h, average activity solunar activity Major period (moon down)
solunar period from 15:11 h to 16:11 h, low activity minor period (moonrise)
solunar period from 20:30 h to 22:30 h, average activity solunar activity Major period (moon up)

Solunar chart for Simons Town

Tide timetable for Simons Town   Tide tables for Simons Town in January 2015 February 2015 Tide tables for Simons Town in March 2015

Tide timetable for Simons 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 Simons 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 Simons Town
Simons Town
34° 11' 23" S    18° 26' 12" E

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February
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 Simons Town
The water level is rising. There are 1 hour and 30 minutes until high tide.


4:45 hlow tide( 0.8 m )
11:00 hhigh tide( 1.3 m )
17:45 hlow tide( 0.8 m )
23:55 hhigh tide( 1.3 m )


Tidal coefficient

coefficient 0h 42
coefficient 12h 45


Solunar activity

Solunar activity Activity of the day
LOW

Major periods
from 8:04 h to 10:04 h and from 20:30 h to 22:30 h.

minor periods
from 0:57 h to 1:57 h and from 15:11 h to 16:11 h.



Moon phase

Waxing Gibbous

Waxing Gibbous


Moon age: 9 days
Light: 64 %
Southern Hemisphere
Next Full Moon in Simons Town Full Moon (6 days)
March 5, 2015 at 20:06 h
Next Last Quarter Moon in Simons Town Last Quarter Moon  (14 days)
March 13, 2015 at 19:48 h
Next New Moon in Simons Town New Moon  (21 days)
March 20, 2015 at 11:36 h
Total Solar Eclipse
Next First Quarter Moon in Simons Town First Quarter Moon  (28 days)
March 27, 2015 at 9:43 h


Rising and setting of the moon

Moonrise 15:11 h
Lunar transit 20:30 h
Moonset 0:57 h
Duration of the moon 9 h 46 m
Rising and setting of the moon in Simons Town

Rising and setting of the sun

Sunrise 6:32 h
Transit 12:59 h
Sunset 19:26 h
Duration of the sun 12 h 54 m
Rising and setting of the sun in Simons Town

Astronomical observation

Earth - Sun
Distance from the Earth to the Sun 2015-02-27 09:30:00

Angular diameter
0° 32' 18"

Distance
148,125,639 km


Earth - Moon
Distance from the Earth to the Moon 2015-02-27 09:30:00

Angular diameter
0° 30' 47"

Distance
388,132 km



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