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 ...
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Today Tuesday, 21th of May of 2013, the sun rose in Mtwara at 6:28 h and sunset will be at 18:04 h. The moon set at 2:36 h at 265º west. Eventually, the moon will rise again in the east (97º) at 14:52 h.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first high tide was at 0:40 h and the next high tide will be at 13:15 h. The first low tide was at 6:50 h and the next low tide will be at 19:45 h.
The lunar phase is a Waxing Gibbous. Today we have 11 hours and 36 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 12:16 h and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 9 hours and 8 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 72, a high value and therefore the range of tides and currents will also be high. At noon the tidal coefficient increases to 78 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 83. The tide heights today are 2.6 m, 1.1 m, 3.0 m and 1.0 m. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Mtwara which is of 4.2 m and a minimum height of -0.1 m.
The solunar fishing calendar in Mtwara tells us that today is an average day for fishing, the fish activity forecast is average. 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:
[ 0 low activity ] , [ average activity ] , [ high activity ] , [ very high activity ]
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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|0:40 h||high tide||( 2.6 m )|
|6:50 h||low tide||( 1.1 m )|
|13:15 h||high tide||( 3.0 m )|
|19:45 h||low tide||( 1.0 m )|
|Activity of the day
from 8:44 h to 10:44 h and from 21:10 h to 23:10 h.
from 2:36 h to 3:36 h and from 14:52 h to 15:52 h.
Moon age: 10 days
Light: 78 %
|Full Moon (4 days)
May 25, 2013 at 7:25 h
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
|Last Quarter Moon (10 days)
May 31, 2013 at 21:58 h
|New Moon (18 days)
June 8, 2013 at 18:56 h
|First Quarter Moon (26 days)
June 16, 2013 at 20:24 h
|Lunar transit||21:10 h|
|Duration of the moon||9 h 8 m|
|Duration of the sun||11 h 36 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon