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 Sunday, 19th of May of 2013, the sun rose in Bilbao at 6:43 h and sunset will be at 21:34 h. The moon set at 3:11 h at 275º west. Eventually, the moon will rise again in the east (88º) at 15:13 h.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 5:58 h and the next low tide will be at 18:20 h. The only high tide of the day will be at 12:23 h.
The lunar phase is a Waxing Gibbous. Today we have 14 hours and 51 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 14:09 h and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 11 hours and 58 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 51 (average). At noon the tidal coefficient increases to 56 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 61. The tide heights today are -0.9 m, 0.8 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 3:11 h to 4:11 h, high activity minor period (moonset)
from 9:12 h to 11:12 h, very high activity Major period (moon down)
from 15:13 h to 16:13 h, high activity minor period (moonrise)
from 21:26 h to 23:26 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 31, 2013 at 2:00 h ► 3:00 h
End of summer time UTC+1
October 27, 2013 at 3:00 h ► 2:00 h
There are 161 days left until the clocks change
|5:58 h||low tide||( -0.9 m )|
|12:23 h||high tide||( 0.8 m )|
|18:20 h||low tide||( -0.9 m )|
|Activity of the day
from 9:12 h to 11:12 h and from 21:26 h to 23:26 h.
from 3:11 h to 4:11 h and from 15:13 h to 16:13 h.
Moon age: 8 days
Light: 59 %
|Full Moon (6 days)
May 25, 2013 at 6:25 h
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
|Last Quarter Moon (12 days)
May 31, 2013 at 20:58 h
|New Moon (20 days)
June 8, 2013 at 17:56 h
|First Quarter Moon (28 days)
June 16, 2013 at 19:24 h
|Lunar transit||21:26 h|
|Duration of the moon||11 h 58 m|
|Duration of the sun||14 h 51 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon