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 ...
We want you to enjoy to the max a well-planned fishing expedition! Good luck!
Today Sunday, 20th of April of 2014, the sun rose in Simons Town at 7:13 h and sunset was at 18:17 h. The moon set at 12:05 h at 248º southwest. Then, the moon rose at 112º southeast at 22:49 h.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 0:10 h and the next low tide at 12:35 h. The first high tide was at 6:20 h and the next high tide at 19:00 h.
The lunar phase is a Waning Gibbous. Today we had 11 hours and 4 minutes of sun. The solar transit was at 12:45 h and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 13 hours and 16 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 65 (average). At noon the tidal coefficient drops to 59 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 57. The tide heights today are 0.5 m, 1.6 m, 0.5 m and 1.6 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.
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:
| from 4:56 h to 6:56 h, very high activity Major period (moon up)
from 12:05 h to 13:05 h, high activity minor period (moonset)
from 17:27 h to 19:27 h, very high activity Major period (moon down). This period of high activity coincides with sunset; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, resulting in an excellent time for fishing
from 22:49 h to 23:49 h, high activity minor period (moonrise)
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 ] , [ average activity ] , [ high 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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|0:10 h||low tide||( 0.5 m )|
|6:20 h||high tide||( 1.6 m )|
|12:35 h||low tide||( 0.5 m )|
|19:00 h||high tide||( 1.6 m )|
|Activity of the day
from 4:56 h to 6:56 h and from 17:27 h to 19:27 h.
from 12:05 h to 13:05 h and from 22:49 h to 23:49 h.
Moon age: 20 days
Light: 75 %
|Last Quarter Moon (1 day)
April 22, 2014 at 9:52 h
|New Moon (8 days)
April 29, 2014 at 8:14 h
Annular Solar Eclipse
|First Quarter Moon (16 days)
May 7, 2014 at 5:15 h
|Full Moon (23 days)
May 14, 2014 at 21:16 h
|Lunar transit||4:56 h|
|Duration of the moon||13 h 16 m|
|Duration of the sun||11 h 4 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon