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2014 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 October 22, 2014 today High tides and low tides in October 24, 2014

Today Thursday, 23th of October of 2014, the sun rose in Colombo at 5:57 h and sunset was at 17:53 h. The moon rose in the east (97º) at 5:19 h and set in the west (261º) at 17:33 h.

In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first high tide was at 2:30 h and the next high tide at 14:35 h. The first low tide was at 8:35 h and the next low tide will be at 20:15 h.

The lunar phase is a Waning Crescent. Today we had 11 hours and 56 minutes of sun. The solar transit was at 11:55 h and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 17 hours and 33 minutes.

High tides and low tides in Colombo
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The tidal coefficient today is 90. With such a hight coefficient we will have big tides and the currents will also be very evident. At noon the tidal coefficient increases to 91 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 92. The tide heights today are 0.7 m, 0.1 m, 0.6 m and 0.1 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 October 22, 2014 today Solunar charts in October 24, 2014

The solunar fishing calendar in Colombo tells us that today is an excellent day for fishing, the fish activity forecast is very high. Please, read more about solunar tables. The best times of day for fishing are:

solunar period with influence from 5:19 h to 6:19 h, very high activity solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity minor period (moonrise). 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 11:26 h to 13:26 h, very high activity solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity Major period (moon up)
solunar period with influence from 17:33 h to 18:33 h, very high activity solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity minor period (moonset). 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 23:50 h to 1:50 h, very high activity solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity Major period (moon down)

Solunar chart for Colombo

Tide timetable for Colombo   Tide tables for Colombo in September 2014 October 2014 Tide tables for Colombo in November 2014

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

October
2014

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 falling. Quedan 59 minutos para la low tide.


2:30 hhigh tide( 0.7 m )
8:35 hlow tide( 0.1 m )
14:35 hhigh tide( 0.6 m )
20:15 hlow tide( 0.1 m )


Tidal coefficient

coefficient 0h 90
coefficient 12h 91


Solunar activity

Solunar activity Activity of the day
VERY HIGH

Major periods
from 11:26 h to 13:26 h and from 23:50 h to 1:50 h.

minor periods
from 5:19 h to 6:19 h and from 17:33 h to 18:33 h.



Moon phase

Waning Crescent

Waning Crescent


Moon age: 29 days
Light: 1 %
Northern Hemisphere
Next New Moon in Colombo New Moon (0 days)
October 24, 2014 at 3:27 h
Partial Solar Eclipse
Next First Quarter Moon in Colombo First Quarter Moon  (8 days)
October 31, 2014 at 8:18 h
Next Full Moon in Colombo Full Moon  (14 days)
November 7, 2014 at 3:53 h
Next Last Quarter Moon in Colombo Last Quarter Moon  (22 days)
November 14, 2014 at 20:46 h


Rising and setting of the moon

Moonrise 5:19 h
Lunar transit 11:26 h
Moonset 17:33 h
Duration of the moon 17 h 33 m
Rising and setting of the moon in Colombo

Rising and setting of the sun

Sunrise 5:57 h
Transit 11:55 h
Sunset 17:53 h
Duration of the sun 11 h 56 m
Rising and setting of the sun in Colombo

Astronomical observation

Earth - Sun
Distance from the Earth to the Sun 2014-10-23 19:15:53

Angular diameter
0° 32' 10"

Distance
148,794,875 km


Earth - Moon
Distance from the Earth to the Moon 2014-10-23 19:15:53

Angular diameter
0° 30' 9"

Distance
396,231 km



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