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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 April 24, 2014 today High tides and low tides in April 26, 2014

Today Friday, 25th of April of 2014, the sun will rise in Colombo at 5:58 h and sunset will be at 18:19 h. The moon will rise in the east (95º) at 2:36 h and will set in the west (268º) at 14:57 h.

In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide will be at 5:40 h and the next low tide at 18:40 h. The only high tide of the day will be at 12:45 h.

The lunar phase is a Waning Crescent. Today we will have 12 hours and 21 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 12:09 h and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 12 hours and 21 minutes.

High tides and low tides in Colombo
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The tidal coefficient today is 79, a high value and therefore the range of tides and currents will also be high. At noon the tidal coefficient increases to 84 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 88. The tide heights today are 0.2 m, 0.5 m and 0.3 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 April 24, 2014 today Solunar charts in April 26, 2014

The solunar fishing calendar in Colombo 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:

solunar period from 2:36 h to 3:36 h, average activity solunar activity minor period (moonrise)
solunar period from 8:46 h to 10:46 h, high activity solunar activitysolunar activity Major period (moon up)
solunar period from 14:57 h to 15:57 h, average activity solunar activity minor period (moonset)
solunar period from 21:11 h to 23:11 h, high activity solunar activitysolunar activity Major period (moon down)

Solunar chart for Colombo

Tide timetable for Colombo   Tide tables for Colombo in March 2014 April 2014 Tide tables for Colombo in May 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

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April
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. There are 3 hours and 36 minutes until low tide.


5:40 hlow tide( 0.2 m )
12:45 hhigh tide( 0.5 m )
18:40 hlow tide( 0.3 m )


Tidal coefficient

coefficient 0h 79
coefficient 12h 84


Solunar activity

Solunar activity Activity of the day
AVERAGE

Major periods
from 8:46 h to 10:46 h and from 21:11 h to 23:11 h.

minor periods
from 2:36 h to 3:36 h and from 14:57 h to 15:57 h.



Moon phase

Waning Crescent

Waning Crescent


Moon age: 25 days
Light: 21 %
Northern Hemisphere
Next New Moon in Colombo New Moon (4 days)
April 29, 2014 at 11:44 h
Annular Solar Eclipse
Next First Quarter Moon in Colombo First Quarter Moon  (12 days)
May 7, 2014 at 8:45 h
Next Full Moon in Colombo Full Moon  (20 days)
May 15, 2014 at 0:46 h
Next Last Quarter Moon in Colombo Last Quarter Moon  (26 days)
May 21, 2014 at 18:29 h


Rising and setting of the moon

Moonrise 2:36 h
Lunar transit 8:46 h
Moonset 14:57 h
Duration of the moon 12 h 21 m
Rising and setting of the moon in Colombo

Rising and setting of the sun

Sunrise 5:58 h
Transit 12:09 h
Sunset 18:19 h
Duration of the sun 12 h 21 m
Rising and setting of the sun in Colombo

Astronomical observation

Earth - Sun
Distance from the Earth to the Sun 2014-04-25 02:03:39

Angular diameter
0° 31' 48"

Distance
150,467,852 km


Earth - Moon
Distance from the Earth to the Moon 2014-04-25 02:03:39

Angular diameter
0° 32' 36"

Distance
366,591 km



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