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2016 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 February 5, 2016 today High tides and low tides in February 7, 2016

Today Saturday, 6th of February of 2016, the sun rose in Melbourne at 6:39 am and sunset will be at 8:30 pm. The moon rose in the southeast (113º) at 3:58 am and will set in the southwest (247º) at 6:25 pm.

In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first high tide was at 1:20 am and the next high tide at 12:15 pm. The first low tide was at 6:30 am and the next low tide will be at 7:20 pm.

The lunar phase is a Waning Crescent. Today we have 13 hours and 51 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 1:34 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 14 hours and 27 minutes.

High tides and low tides in Melbourne
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The tidal coefficient today is 81, a high value and therefore the range of tides and currents will also be high. At noon the tidal coefficient increases to 87 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 92. The tide heights today are 0.6 m, 0.4 m, 0.6 m and 0.1 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 February 5, 2016 today Solunar charts in February 7, 2016

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

solunar period from 3:58 am to 4:58 am, high activity solunar activitysolunar activity minor period (moonrise)
solunar period from 11:11 am to 1:11 pm, very high activity solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity Major period (moon up)
solunar period from 6:25 pm to 7:25 pm, high activity solunar activitysolunar activity minor period (moonset)
solunar period from 11:41 pm to 1:41 am, very high activity solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity Major period (moon down)

Solunar chart for Melbourne

Tide timetable for Melbourne   Tide tables for Melbourne in January 2016 February 2016 Tide tables for Melbourne in March 2016

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).

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

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February
2016

Local time

Timezone Australia/VictoriaUTC +11
Victoria
Summer Time

Start of summer time UTC+11
October 4, 2015 at 2:00 am3:00 am

End of summer time UTC+10
April 3, 2016 at 2:00 am1:00 am
There are 57 days left until the clocks change

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.

Tides

High tides and low tides in Melbourne
The water level is falling. There are 5 hours and 35 minutes until low tide.


1:20 amhigh tide( 0.6 m )
6:30 amlow tide( 0.4 m )
12:15 pmhigh tide( 0.6 m )
7:20 pmlow tide( 0.1 m )


Tidal coefficient

coefficient 0h 81
coefficient 12h 87


Solunar activity

Solunar activity Activity of the day
HIGH

Major periods
from 11:11 am to 1:11 pm and from 11:41 pm to 1:41 am.

minor periods
from 3:58 am to 4:58 am and from 6:25 pm to 7:25 pm.



Moon phase

Waning Crescent

Waning Crescent


Moon age: 27 days
Light: 8 %
Southern Hemisphere
Next New Moon in Melbourne New Moon (2 days)
February 9, 2016 at 1:39 am
Next First Quarter Moon in Melbourne First Quarter Moon  (9 days)
February 15, 2016 at 6:46 pm
Next Full Moon in Melbourne Full Moon  (17 days)
February 23, 2016 at 5:20 am
Next Last Quarter Moon in Melbourne Last Quarter Moon  (24 days)
March 2, 2016 at 10:11 am


Fishing barometer

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

Weather

Current weather conditions in Melbourne

Temperature

Current temperature in Melbourne

Wind

Wind direction and speed in Melbourne at this moment

Humidity

Current relative humidity in Melbourne

Rising and setting of the moon

Moonrise 3:58 am
Lunar transit 11:11 am
Moonset 6:25 pm
Duration of the moon 14 h 27 m
Rising and setting of the moon in Melbourne

Rising and setting of the sun

Sunrise 6:39 am
Transit 1:34 pm
Sunset 8:30 pm
Duration of the sun 13 h 51 m
Rising and setting of the sun in Melbourne

Astronomical observation

Earth - Sun
Distance from the Earth to the Sun 2016-02-06 13:44:14

Angular diameter
0° 32' 27"

Distance
147,500,588 km


Earth - Moon
Distance from the Earth to the Moon 2016-02-06 13:44:14

Angular diameter
0° 31' 1"

Distance
385,186 km



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