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

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

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Tide Chart: high tides and low tides in Nanaimo  High tides and low tides in May 21, 2015 today High tides and low tides in May 23, 2015

Today Friday, 22th of May of 2015, the sun rose in Nanaimo at 5:23 am and sunset was at 9:02 pm. The moon set at 12:11 am at 296º northwest. Then, the moon rose at 65º northeast at 9:54 am.

In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 4:05 am and the next low tide at 3:20 pm. The first high tide was at 8:00 am and the next high tide will be at 11:05 pm.

The lunar phase is a Waxing Crescent. Today we had 15 hours and 39 minutes of sun. The solar transit was at 1:12 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 14 hours and 17 minutes.

High tides and low tides in Nanaimo
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The tidal coefficient today is 63 (average). At noon the tidal coefficient drops to 58 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 54. The tide heights today are 3.1 m, 3.6 m, 1.0 m and 4.5 m. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Nanaimo which is of 4.9 m and a minimum height of 0.0 m.

High tides and low tides in Nanaimo

Solunar chart for Nanaimo   Solunar charts in May 21, 2015 today Solunar charts in May 23, 2015

The solunar fishing calendar in Nanaimo tells us that today is a bad day for fishing, the fish activity forecast is low, however, this is just a chance so we encourage you to take your rod and try it during solunar periods. Please, read more about solunar tables. The best times of day for fishing are:

solunar period from 12:11 am to 1:11 am, low activity minor period (moonset)
solunar period with influence from 5:02 am to 7:02 am, average activity solunar activity Major period (moon down). This period also coincides with sunrise; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, possibly obtaining greater activity than expected
solunar period from 9:54 am to 10:54 am, low activity minor period (moonrise)
solunar period from 5:21 pm to 7:21 pm, average activity solunar activity Major period (moon up)

Solunar chart for Nanaimo

Tide timetable for Nanaimo   Tide tables for Nanaimo in April 2015 May 2015 Tide tables for Nanaimo in June 2015

Tide timetable for Nanaimo. The times are generated in local time in British Columbia 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 Nanaimo 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 Nanaimo
49° 10' 00" N    123° 55' 60" W

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Local time

Timezone America/VancouverUTC -7
British Columbia
Summer Time

Start of summer time UTC-7
March 8, 2015 at 2:00 am3:00 am

End of summer time UTC-8
November 1, 2015 at 2:00 am1:00 am
There are 162 days left until the clocks change

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


High tides and low tides in Nanaimo
The water level is rising. Quedan 18 minutos para la high tide.

4:05 amlow tide( 3.1 m )
8:00 amhigh tide( 3.6 m )
3:20 pmlow tide( 1.0 m )
11:05 pmhigh tide( 4.5 m )

Tidal coefficient

coefficient 0h 63
coefficient 12h 58

Solunar activity

Solunar activity Activity of the day

Major periods
from 5:02 am to 7:02 am and from 5:21 pm to 7:21 pm.

minor periods
from 12:11 am to 1:11 am and from 9:54 am to 10:54 am.

Moon phase

Waxing Crescent

Waxing Crescent

Moon age: 4 days
Light: 17 %
Northern Hemisphere
Next First Quarter Moon in Nanaimo First Quarter Moon (2 days)
May 25, 2015 at 10:19 am
Next Full Moon in Nanaimo Full Moon  (10 days)
June 2, 2015 at 9:19 am
Next Last Quarter Moon in Nanaimo Last Quarter Moon  (17 days)
June 9, 2015 at 8:42 am
Next New Moon in Nanaimo New Moon  (24 days)
June 16, 2015 at 7:05 am

Fishing barometer

Current atmospheric pressure in Nanaimo
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 Nanaimo


Current temperature in Nanaimo


Wind direction and speed in Nanaimo at this moment


Current relative humidity in Nanaimo

Rising and setting of the moon

Moonrise 9:54 am
Lunar transit 5:21 pm
Moonset 12:11 am
Duration of the moon 14 h 17 m
Rising and setting of the moon in Nanaimo

Rising and setting of the sun

Sunrise 5:23 am
Transit 1:12 pm
Sunset 9:02 pm
Duration of the sun 15 h 39 m
Rising and setting of the sun in Nanaimo

Astronomical observation

Earth - Sun
Distance from the Earth to the Sun 2015-05-22 22:46:25

Angular diameter
0° 31' 36"

151,419,086 km

Earth - Moon
Distance from the Earth to the Moon 2015-05-22 22:46:25

Angular diameter
0° 30' 22"

393,558 km

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