Tide tables and solunar tables for sport fishers in Mtwara. 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 Mtwara ...
We want you to enjoy to the max a well-planned fishing expedition! Good luck!
Today Friday, 12th of February of 2016, the sun rose in Mtwara at 6:20 h and sunset will be at 18:47 h. The moon rose in the east (87º) at 9:44 h and will set in the west (276º) at 22:03 h.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 0:25 h and the next low tide at 12:45 h. The first high tide was at 6:30 h and the next high tide will be at 18:55 h.
The lunar phase is a Waxing Crescent. Today we have 12 hours and 27 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 12:33 h and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 12 hours and 19 minutes.
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 0.2 m, 3.9 m, 0.1 m and 3.8 m. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Mtwara which is of 4.3 m and a minimum height of -0.1 m.
The solunar fishing calendar in Mtwara 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:
Tide timetable for Mtwara. The times are generated in local time in Tanzania. 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:
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NOTE: The times reflected in the tide table for Mtwara 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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|0:25 h||low tide||( 0.2 m )|
|6:30 h||high tide||( 3.9 m )|
|12:45 h||low tide||( 0.1 m )|
|18:55 h||high tide||( 3.8 m )|
|Activity of the day
from 3:28 h to 5:28 h and from 15:53 h to 17:53 h.
from 9:44 h to 10:44 h and from 22:03 h to 23:03 h.
Moon age: 4 days
Light: 16 %
|First Quarter Moon (3 days)
February 15, 2016 at 10:46 h
|Full Moon (10 days)
February 22, 2016 at 21:20 h
|Last Quarter Moon (18 days)
March 2, 2016 at 2:11 h
|New Moon (25 days)
March 9, 2016 at 4:54 h
Total Solar Eclipse
|Lunar transit||15:53 h|
|Duration of the moon||12 h 19 m|
|Duration of the sun||12 h 27 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon