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, 21th of December of 2014, the sun will rise in Bilbao at 8:41 h and sunset will be at 17:39 h. The moon will rise in the southeast (116º) at 7:41 h and will set in the southwest (244º) at 17:34 h.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first high tide will be at 3:32 h and the next high tide at 15:55 h. The first low tide will be at 9:39 h and the next low tide at 21:58 h.
The lunar phase is a Waning Crescent. Today we will have 8 hours and 58 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 13:10 h and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 9 hours and 53 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 93. With such a hight coefficient we will have big tides and the currents will also be very evident. At noon the tidal coefficient increases to 96 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 97. The tide heights today are 1.7 m, -1.7 m, 1.7 m and -1.7 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 an excellent day for fishing, the fish activity forecast is very high. Please, read more about solunar tables. The best times of day for fishing are:
| from 0:10 h to 2:10 h, very high activity Major period (moon down)
from 7:41 h to 8:41 h, very high activity minor period (moonrise). This period of high activity coincides with sunrise; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, resulting in an excellent time for fishing
from 12:37 h to 14:37 h, very high activity Major period (moon up)
from 17:34 h to 18:34 h, very high activity minor period (moonset). 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 29, 2015 at 2:00 h ► 3:00 h
There are 98 days left until the clocks change
End of summer time UTC+1
October 25, 2015 at 3:00 h ► 2:00 h
|3:32 h||high tide||( 1.7 m )|
|9:39 h||low tide||( -1.7 m )|
|15:55 h||high tide||( 1.7 m )|
|21:58 h||low tide||( -1.7 m )|
|Activity of the day
from 0:10 h to 2:10 h and from 12:37 h to 14:37 h.
from 7:41 h to 8:41 h and from 17:34 h to 18:34 h.
Moon age: 28 days
Light: 2 %
|New Moon (1 day)
December 22, 2014 at 2:36 h
|First Quarter Moon (8 days)
December 28, 2014 at 19:31 h
|Full Moon (15 days)
January 5, 2015 at 5:53 h
|Last Quarter Moon (23 days)
January 13, 2015 at 10:47 h
|Lunar transit||12:37 h|
|Duration of the moon||9 h 53 m|
|Duration of the sun||8 h 58 m|
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