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2014 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 September 1, 2014 today High tides and low tides in September 3, 2014

Today Tuesday, 2nd of September of 2014, the sun rose in Simons Town at 7:03 h and sunset was at 18:29 h. The moon set at 0:58 h at 249º southwest. Then, the moon rose at 112º southeast at 11:43 h.

In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 1:40 h and the next low tide at 14:05 h. The first high tide was at 7:55 h and the next high tide will be at 20:30 h.

The lunar phase is a First Quarter Moon. Today we had 11 hours and 26 minutes of sun. The solar transit was at 12:46 h and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 13 hours and 15 minutes.

High tides and low tides in Simons Town
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The tidal coefficient today is 47, 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 drops to 46 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 48. The tide heights today are 0.6 m, 1.3 m, 0.7 m and 1.4 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 September 1, 2014 today Solunar charts in September 3, 2014

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

solunar period from 0:58 h to 1:58 h, high activity solunar activitysolunar activity minor period (moonset)
solunar period with influence from 6:20 h to 8:20 h, very high activity solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity Major period (moon down). This period of high activity coincides with sunrise; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, resulting in an excellent time for fishing
solunar period from 11:43 h to 12:43 h, high activity solunar activitysolunar activity minor period (moonrise)
solunar period from 18:49 h to 20:49 h, very high activity solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity Major period (moon up)

Solunar chart for Simons Town

Tide timetable for Simons Town   Tide tables for Simons Town in August 2014 September 2014 Tide tables for Simons Town in October 2014

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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September
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 Simons Town
The water level is rising. There are 1 hour and 53 minutes until high tide.


1:40 hlow tide( 0.6 m )
7:55 hhigh tide( 1.3 m )
14:05 hlow tide( 0.7 m )
20:30 hhigh tide( 1.4 m )


Tidal coefficient

coefficient 0h 47
coefficient 12h 46


Solunar activity

Solunar activity Activity of the day
HIGH

Major periods
from 6:20 h to 8:20 h and from 18:49 h to 20:49 h.

minor periods
from 0:58 h to 1:58 h and from 11:43 h to 12:43 h.



Moon phase

First Quarter Moon

First Quarter Moon


Moon age: 7 days
Light: 44 %
Southern Hemisphere
Next Full Moon in Simons Town Full Moon (6 days)
September 9, 2014 at 3:38 h
Next Last Quarter Moon in Simons Town Last Quarter Moon  (13 days)
September 16, 2014 at 4:05 h
Next New Moon in Simons Town New Moon  (22 days)
September 24, 2014 at 8:14 h
Next First Quarter Moon in Simons Town First Quarter Moon  (29 days)
October 1, 2014 at 21:33 h


Rising and setting of the moon

Moonrise 11:43 h
Lunar transit 18:49 h
Moonset 0:58 h
Duration of the moon 13 h 15 m
Rising and setting of the moon in Simons Town

Rising and setting of the sun

Sunrise 7:03 h
Transit 12:46 h
Sunset 18:29 h
Duration of the sun 11 h 26 m
Rising and setting of the sun in Simons Town

Astronomical observation

Earth - Sun
Distance from the Earth to the Sun 2014-09-02 18:36:29

Angular diameter
0° 31' 43"

Distance
150,906,195 km


Earth - Moon
Distance from the Earth to the Moon 2014-09-02 18:36:29

Angular diameter
0° 31' 36"

Distance
378,213 km



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