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2015 tide table and solunar charts for Cairns for planning your fishing expedition

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

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Tide Chart: high tides and low tides in Cairns  High tides and low tides in June 30, 2015 today High tides and low tides in July 2, 2015

Today Wednesday, 1st of July of 2015, the sun rose in Cairns at 6:47 am and sunset will be at 5:55 pm. The moon set at 5:32 am at 251º southwest. Eventually, the moon will rise again in the southeast (109º) at 5:13 pm.

In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 2:35 am and the next low tide at 2:15 pm. The first high tide was at 8:00 am and the next high tide will be at 9:00 pm.

The lunar phase is a Waxing Gibbous. Today we have 11 hours and 8 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 12:21 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 12 hours and 19 minutes.

High tides and low tides in Cairns
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The tidal coefficient today is 88, a high value and therefore the range of tides and currents will also be high. At noon the tidal coefficient increases to 90 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 92. The tide heights today are 1.2 m, 2.2 m, 0.5 m and 2.9 m. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Cairns which is of 3.3 m and a minimum height of 0.1 m.

High tides and low tides in Cairns

Solunar chart for Cairns   Solunar charts in June 30, 2015 today Solunar charts in July 2, 2015

The solunar fishing calendar in Cairns 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 from 5:32 am to 6:32 am, very high activity solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity minor period (moonset)
solunar period from 11:22 am to 1:22 pm, very high activity solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity Major period (moon down)
solunar period with influence from 5:13 pm to 6:13 pm, very high activity solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity minor period (moonrise). 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 11:50 pm to 1:50 am, very high activity solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity Major period (moon up)

Solunar chart for Cairns

Tide timetable for Cairns   Tide tables for Cairns in June 2015 July 2015 Tide tables for Cairns in August 2015

Tide timetable for Cairns. The times are generated in local time in Queensland. 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 Cairns 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 Cairns
16° 55' 00" S    145° 46' 43" E

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Local time

Timezone Australia/QueenslandUTC +10
Local time in Queensland  Local Standard Time (LST)
All the times are generated in local time in Queensland.


High tides and low tides in Cairns
The water level is rising. There are 6 hours and 10 minutes until high tide.

2:35 amlow tide( 1.2 m )
8:00 amhigh tide( 2.2 m )
2:15 pmlow tide( 0.5 m )
9:00 pmhigh tide( 2.9 m )

Tidal coefficient

coefficient 0h 88
coefficient 12h 90

Solunar activity

Solunar activity Activity of the day

Major periods
from 11:22 am to 1:22 pm and from 11:50 pm to 1:50 am.

minor periods
from 5:32 am to 6:32 am and from 5:13 pm to 6:13 pm.

Moon phase

Waxing Gibbous

Waxing Gibbous

Moon age: 14 days
Light: 98 %
Southern Hemisphere
Next Full Moon in Cairns Full Moon  (1 day)
July 2, 2015 at 12:20 pm
Next Last Quarter Moon in Cairns Last Quarter Moon  (8 days)
July 9, 2015 at 6:24 am
Next New Moon in Cairns New Moon  (15 days)
July 16, 2015 at 11:24 am
Next First Quarter Moon in Cairns First Quarter Moon  (22 days)
July 24, 2015 at 2:04 pm

Fishing barometer

Current atmospheric pressure in Cairns
General Fishing Conditions
Fishing changes by Pressure Trend
Very good
bite might slow as conditions stabilize
Normal activity
Good at first. Changing to poor
Note: Rapidly fluctuating either way are indication of good fishing.


Current weather conditions in Cairns


Current temperature in Cairns


Wind direction and speed in Cairns at this moment


Current relative humidity in Cairns

Rising and setting of the moon

Moonrise 5:13 pm
Lunar transit 11:50 pm
Moonset 5:32 am
Duration of the moon 12 h 19 m
Rising and setting of the moon in Cairns

Rising and setting of the sun

Sunrise 6:47 am
Transit 12:21 pm
Sunset 5:55 pm
Duration of the sun 11 h 8 m
Rising and setting of the sun in Cairns

Astronomical observation

Earth - Sun
Distance from the Earth to the Sun 2015-07-01 14:49:18

Angular diameter
0° 31' 28"

152,093,816 km

Earth - Moon
Distance from the Earth to the Moon 2015-07-01 14:49:18

Angular diameter
0° 31' 13"

382,810 km

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