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 Tuesday, 2nd of September of 2014, the sun rose in Bilbao at 7:38 h and sunset will be at 20:46 h. The moon set at 0:26 h at 246º southwest. Then, the moon rose at 115º southeast at 15:19 h.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 3:48 h and the next low tide will be at 16:19 h. The first high tide was at 10:09 h and the next high tide will be at 22:38 h.
The lunar phase is a First Quarter Moon. Today we have 13 hours and 8 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 14:12 h and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 9 hours and 7 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 47, a low value, which means that the range (difference between high tide and low tide) will be lower than on other occasions and the currents will also be small. At noon the tidal coefficient drops to 46 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 48. The tide heights today are -1.0 m, 1.0 m, -1.0 m and 0.9 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 0:26 h to 1:26 h, high activity minor period (moonset)
from 7:52 h to 9:52 h, very high activity Major period (moon down)
from 15:19 h to 16:19 h, high activity minor period (moonrise)
from 20:18 h to 22:18 h, very high activity Major period (moon up). This period of high activity coincides with sunset; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, resulting in an excellent time for fishing
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 54 days left until the clocks change
|3:48 h||low tide||( -1.0 m )|
|10:09 h||high tide||( 1.0 m )|
|16:19 h||low tide||( -1.0 m )|
|22:38 h||high tide||( 0.9 m )|
|Activity of the day
from 7:52 h to 9:52 h and from 20:18 h to 22:18 h.
from 0:26 h to 1:26 h and from 15:19 h to 16:19 h.
First Quarter Moon
Moon age: 7 days
Light: 44 %
|Full Moon (6 days)
September 9, 2014 at 3:38 h
|Last Quarter Moon (14 days)
September 16, 2014 at 4:05 h
|New Moon (22 days)
September 24, 2014 at 8:14 h
|First Quarter Moon (29 days)
October 1, 2014 at 21:33 h
|Lunar transit||20:18 h|
|Duration of the moon||9 h 7 m|
|Duration of the sun||13 h 8 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon