Tide tables and solunar tables for sport fishers in Bilbao. 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 Bilbao ...
We want you to enjoy to the max a well-planned fishing expedition! Good luck!
Today Monday, 22th of September of 2014, the sun rose in Bilbao at 8:00 h and sunset will be at 20:10 h. The moon rose in the east (82º) at 6:12 h and will set in the west (275º) at 19:11 h.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first high tide was at 4:15 h and the next high tide will be at 16:30 h. The first low tide will be at 10:15 h and the next low tide at 22:40 h.
The lunar phase is a Waning Crescent. Today we have 12 hours and 10 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 14:05 h and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 12 hours and 59 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 80, a high value and therefore the range of tides and currents will also be high. At noon the tidal coefficient increases to 83 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 86. The tide heights today are 1.3 m, -1.4 m, 1.5 m and -1.5 m. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Bilbao which is of 2.4 m and a minimum height of -2.5 m.
The solunar fishing calendar in Bilbao 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:
| from 0:27 h to 2:27 h, very high activity Major period (moon down)
from 6:12 h to 7:12 h, high activity minor period (moonrise)
from 12:41 h to 14:41 h, very high activity Major period (moon up)
from 19:11 h to 20:11 h, high activity minor period (moonset). This period also coincides with sunset; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, possibly obtaining greater activity than expected
Tide timetable for Bilbao. The times are generated in local time in Vizcaya 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 ] , [ average activity ] , [ high activity ] , [ very high activity ]
NOTE: The times reflected in the tide table for Bilbao 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 average level of water.
Start of summer time UTC+2
March 30, 2014 at 2:00 h ► 3:00 h
End of summer time UTC+1
October 26, 2014 at 3:00 h ► 2:00 h
There are 34 days left until the clocks change
|4:15 h||high tide||( 1.3 m )|
|10:15 h||low tide||( -1.4 m )|
|16:30 h||high tide||( 1.5 m )|
|22:40 h||low tide||( -1.5 m )|
|Activity of the day
from 0:27 h to 2:27 h and from 12:41 h to 14:41 h.
from 6:12 h to 7:12 h and from 19:11 h to 20:11 h.
Moon age: 27 days
Light: 5 %
|New Moon (2 days)
September 24, 2014 at 8:14 h
|First Quarter Moon (10 days)
October 1, 2014 at 21:33 h
|Full Moon (16 days)
October 8, 2014 at 12:51 h
Total Lunar Eclipse
|Last Quarter Moon (23 days)
October 15, 2014 at 21:12 h
|Lunar transit||12:41 h|
|Duration of the moon||12 h 59 m|
|Duration of the sun||12 h 10 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon