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 ...
We want you to enjoy to the max a well-planned fishing expedition! Good luck!
Today Saturday, 23th of May of 2015, the sun rose in Colombo at 5:53 h and sunset will be at 18:21 h. The moon will rise in the east (75º) at 10:22 h and will set in the west (284º) at 22:59 h.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first high tide was at 5:30 h and the next high tide will be at 17:40 h. The first low tide will be at 11:00 h and the next low tide at 23:55 h.
The lunar phase is a Waxing Crescent. Today we have 12 hours and 28 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 12:07 h and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 12 hours and 37 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 54 (average). At noon the tidal coefficient drops to 49 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 46. The tide heights today are 0.5 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.
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:
| from 4:17 h to 6:17 h, high activity Major period (moon down). This period also coincides with sunrise; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, possibly obtaining greater activity than expected
from 10:22 h to 11:22 h, average activity minor period (moonrise)
from 16:40 h to 18:40 h, high activity Major period (moon up). This period also coincides with sunset; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, possibly obtaining greater activity than expected
from 22:59 h to 23:59 h, average activity minor period (moonset)
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 ] , [ average activity ] , [ high 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).
|5:30 h||high tide||( 0.5 m )|
|11:00 h||low tide||( 0.1 m )|
|17:40 h||high tide||( 0.6 m )|
|23:55 h||low tide||( 0.1 m )|
|Activity of the day
from 4:17 h to 6:17 h and from 16:40 h to 18:40 h.
from 10:22 h to 11:22 h and from 22:59 h to 23:59 h.
Moon age: 5 days
Light: 25 %
|First Quarter Moon (3 days)
May 25, 2015 at 22:49 h
|Full Moon (11 days)
June 2, 2015 at 21:49 h
|Last Quarter Moon (18 days)
June 9, 2015 at 21:12 h
|New Moon (24 days)
June 16, 2015 at 19:35 h
|Lunar transit||16:40 h|
|Duration of the moon||12 h 37 m|
|Duration of the sun||12 h 28 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon