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, 4th of September of 2015, the sun rose in Mtwara at 6:20 h and sunset will be at 18:17 h. Today we begin the day with the moon already visible in the sky, so first we will see the moonset, which will take place at 11:00 h at 286º west. Eventually, the moon will rise again in the east (73º) at 23:53 h.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 1:20 h and the next low tide will be at 13:55 h. The first high tide was at 7:40 h and the next high tide will be at 20:00 h.
The lunar phase is a Waning Gibbous. Today we have 11 hours and 57 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 12:18 h and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 11 hours and 7 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 60 (average). At noon the tidal coefficient drops to 54 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 49. The tide heights today are 0.4 m, 3.6 m, 0.6 m and 3.1 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 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 4:58 h to 6:58 h, very high activity Major period (moon up). This period of high activity coincides with sunrise; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, resulting in an excellent time for fishing
from 11:00 h to 12:00 h, high activity minor period (moonset)
from 17:26 h to 19:26 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 23:53 h to 0:53 h, high activity minor period (moonrise)
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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|1:20 h||low tide||( 0.4 m )|
|7:40 h||high tide||( 3.6 m )|
|13:55 h||low tide||( 0.6 m )|
|20:00 h||high tide||( 3.1 m )|
|Activity of the day
from 4:58 h to 6:58 h and from 17:26 h to 19:26 h.
from 11:00 h to 12:00 h and from 23:53 h to 0:53 h.
Moon age: 21 days
Light: 66 %
|Last Quarter Moon (1 day)
September 5, 2015 at 12:54 h
|New Moon (9 days)
September 13, 2015 at 9:41 h
Partial Solar Eclipse
|First Quarter Moon (17 days)
September 21, 2015 at 11:59 h
|Full Moon (23 days)
September 28, 2015 at 5:50 h
Total Lunar Eclipse
|Lunar transit||4:58 h|
|Duration of the moon||11 h 7 m|
|Duration of the sun||11 h 57 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon