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

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

We want you to enjoy to the max a well-planned fishing expedition! Good luck!

Tide Chart: high tides and low tides in Melbourne  High tides and low tides in July 3, 2015 today High tides and low tides in July 5, 2015

Today Saturday, 4th of July of 2015, the sun will rise in Melbourne at 7:37 am and sunset will be at 5:13 pm. Today we begin the day with the moon already visible in the sky, so first we will see the moonset, which will take place at 8:50 am at 252º southwest. Eventually, the moon will rise again in the southeast (107º) at 7:48 pm.

In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first high tide was at 3:15 am and the next high tide will be at 5:00 pm. The first low tide will be at 10:10 am and the next low tide at 10:55 pm.

The lunar phase is a Waning Gibbous. Today we will have 9 hours and 36 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 12:25 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 13 hours and 2 minutes.

High tides and low tides in Melbourne
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The tidal coefficient today is 93. With such a hight coefficient we will have big tides and the currents will also be very evident. At noon the tidal coefficient drops to 91 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 88. The tide heights today are 0.7 m, 0.1 m, 0.8 m and 0.4 m. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Melbourne which is of 1.0 m and a minimum height of 0.0 m.

High tides and low tides in Melbourne

Solunar chart for Melbourne   Solunar charts in July 3, 2015 today Solunar charts in July 5, 2015

The solunar fishing calendar in Melbourne 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 1:45 am to 3:45 am, high activity solunar activitysolunar activity Major period (moon up)
solunar period from 8:50 am to 9:50 am, average activity solunar activity minor period (moonset)
solunar period from 2:19 pm to 4:19 pm, high activity solunar activitysolunar activity Major period (moon down)
solunar period from 7:48 pm to 8:48 pm, average activity solunar activity minor period (moonrise)

Solunar chart for Melbourne

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

Tide timetable for Melbourne. The times are generated in local time in Victoria and the daylight saving time change is calculated automatically, so you don't need to add or subtract anything. 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 Melbourne 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).

Fishing locations close to Melbourne

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Coordinates of Melbourne
37° 53' 55" S    144° 54' 38" E

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Local time

Timezone Australia/VictoriaUTC +10

Start of summer time UTC+11
October 4, 2015 at 2:00 am3:00 am
There are 92 days left until the clocks change

End of summer time UTC+10
April 3, 2016 at 2:00 am1:00 am

Local time and daylight savings time in Victoria  Local Time (LST / LDT)
All the times are generated in local time in Victoria. The daylight saving time change has also been borne in mind for your convenience.


High tides and low tides in Melbourne
The water level is falling. There are 3 hours and 56 minutes until low tide.

3:15 amhigh tide( 0.7 m )
10:10 amlow tide( 0.1 m )
5:00 pmhigh tide( 0.8 m )
10:55 pmlow tide( 0.4 m )

Tidal coefficient

coefficient 0h 93
coefficient 12h 91

Solunar activity

Solunar activity Activity of the day

Major periods
from 1:45 am to 3:45 am and from 2:19 pm to 4:19 pm.

minor periods
from 8:50 am to 9:50 am and from 7:48 pm to 8:48 pm.

Moon phase

Waning Gibbous

Waning Gibbous

Moon age: 17 days
Light: 95 %
Southern Hemisphere
Next Last Quarter Moon in Melbourne Last Quarter Moon (5 days)
July 9, 2015 at 6:24 am
Next New Moon in Melbourne New Moon  (12 days)
July 16, 2015 at 11:24 am
Next First Quarter Moon in Melbourne First Quarter Moon  (20 days)
July 24, 2015 at 2:04 pm
Next Full Moon in Melbourne Full Moon  (27 days)
July 31, 2015 at 8:43 pm

Fishing barometer

Current atmospheric pressure in Melbourne
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 Melbourne


Current temperature in Melbourne


Wind direction and speed in Melbourne at this moment


Current relative humidity in Melbourne

Rising and setting of the moon

Moonrise 7:48 pm
Lunar transit 1:45 am
Moonset 8:50 am
Duration of the moon 13 h 2 m
Rising and setting of the moon in Melbourne

Rising and setting of the sun

Sunrise 7:37 am
Transit 12:25 pm
Sunset 5:13 pm
Duration of the sun 9 h 36 m
Rising and setting of the sun in Melbourne

Astronomical observation

Earth - Sun
Distance from the Earth to the Sun 2015-07-04 06:13:27

Angular diameter
0° 31' 28"

152,099,177 km

Earth - Moon
Distance from the Earth to the Moon 2015-07-04 06:13:27

Angular diameter
0° 32' 20"

369,558 km

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