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2016 tide table and solunar charts for Colombo for planning your fishing expedition

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Tide tables and solunar tables for sport fishers in Colombo. 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 Colombo ...

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Tide Chart: high tides and low tides in Colombo  High tides and low tides in February 13, 2016 today High tides and low tides in February 15, 2016

Today Sunday, 14th of February of 2016, the sun will rise in Colombo at 6:28 h and sunset will be at 18:22 h. The moon will rise in the east (79º) at 11:09 h and will set in the west (283º) at 23:47 h.

In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first high tide will be at 5:45 h and the next high tide at 18:45 h. The only low tide of the day will be at 12:10 h.

The lunar phase is a Waxing Crescent. Today we will have 11 hours and 54 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 12:25 h and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 12 hours and 38 minutes.

High tides and low tides in Colombo
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The tidal coefficient today is 64 (average). At noon the tidal coefficient drops to 58 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 53. The tide heights today are 0.7 m, 0.2 m and 0.7 m. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Colombo which is of 0.9 m and a minimum height of -0.1 m.

High tides and low tides in Colombo

Solunar chart for Colombo   Solunar charts in February 13, 2016 today Solunar charts in February 15, 2016

The solunar fishing calendar in Colombo 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 with influence from 5:00 h to 7:00 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 11:09 h to 12:09 h, high activity solunar activitysolunar activity minor period (moonrise)
solunar period with influence from 17:28 h to 19:28 h, very high activity solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity Major period (moon up). This period of high activity coincides with sunset; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, resulting in an excellent time for fishing
solunar period from 23:47 h to 0:47 h, high activity solunar activitysolunar activity minor period (moonset)

Solunar chart for Colombo

Tide timetable for Colombo   Tide tables for Colombo in January 2016 February 2016 Tide tables for Colombo in March 2016

Tide timetable for Colombo. The times are generated in local time in Sri Lanka. 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 Colombo 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 Colombo
Colombo
06° 57' 00" N    79° 50' 60" E

 Select your fishing day

February
2016

Local time

Timezone Asia/ColomboUTC +5.5
Sri Lanka
Local time in Sri Lanka  Local Standard Time (LST)
All the times are generated in local time in Sri Lanka.

Tides

High tides and low tides in Colombo
The water level is rising. Quedan 37 minutos para la high tide.


5:45 hhigh tide( 0.7 m )
12:10 hlow tide( 0.2 m )
18:45 hhigh tide( 0.7 m )


Tidal coefficient

coefficient 0h 64
coefficient 12h 58


Solunar activity

Solunar activity Activity of the day
HIGH

Major periods
from 5:00 h to 7:00 h and from 17:28 h to 19:28 h.

minor periods
from 11:09 h to 12:09 h and from 23:47 h to 0:47 h.



Moon phase

Waxing Crescent

Waxing Crescent


Moon age: 6 days
Light: 36 %
Northern Hemisphere
Next First Quarter Moon in Colombo First Quarter Moon  (1 day)
February 15, 2016 at 13:16 h
Next Full Moon in Colombo Full Moon  (9 days)
February 22, 2016 at 23:50 h
Next Last Quarter Moon in Colombo Last Quarter Moon  (17 days)
March 2, 2016 at 4:41 h
Next New Moon in Colombo New Moon  (24 days)
March 9, 2016 at 7:24 h
Total Solar Eclipse


Rising and setting of the moon

Moonrise 11:09 h
Lunar transit 17:28 h
Moonset 23:47 h
Duration of the moon 12 h 38 m
Rising and setting of the moon in Colombo

Rising and setting of the sun

Sunrise 6:28 h
Transit 12:25 h
Sunset 18:22 h
Duration of the sun 11 h 54 m
Rising and setting of the sun in Colombo

Astronomical observation

Earth - Sun
Distance from the Earth to the Sun 2016-02-14 05:07:03

Angular diameter
0° 32' 24"

Distance
147,707,207 km


Earth - Moon
Distance from the Earth to the Moon 2016-02-14 05:07:03

Angular diameter
0° 32' 49"

Distance
364,173 km



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