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, 26th of April of 2015, the sun rose in Bilbao at 7:12 h and sunset will be at 21:08 h. The moon set at 3:21 h at 290º west. Eventually, the moon will rise again in the east (72º) at 13:57 h.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 5:09 h and the next low tide will be at 17:29 h. The only high tide of the day was at 11:32 h.
The lunar phase is a First Quarter Moon. Today we have 13 hours and 56 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 14:10 h and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 13 hours and 24 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 39, 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 increases to 41 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 43. The tide heights today are -0.9 m, 0.7 m and -0.7 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 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 3:21 h to 4:21 h, high activity minor period (moonset)
from 8:39 h to 10:39 h, very high activity Major period (moon down)
from 13:57 h to 14:57 h, high activity minor period (moonrise)
from 20:56 h to 22:56 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 29, 2015 at 2:00 h ► 3:00 h
End of summer time UTC+1
October 25, 2015 at 3:00 h ► 2:00 h
There are 182 days left until the clocks change
|5:09 h||low tide||( -0.9 m )|
|11:32 h||high tide||( 0.7 m )|
|17:29 h||low tide||( -0.7 m )|
|Activity of the day
from 8:39 h to 10:39 h and from 20:56 h to 22:56 h.
from 3:21 h to 4:21 h and from 13:57 h to 14:57 h.
First Quarter Moon
Moon age: 7 days
Light: 51 %
|Full Moon (8 days)
May 4, 2015 at 5:42 h
|Last Quarter Moon (15 days)
May 11, 2015 at 12:36 h
|New Moon (22 days)
May 18, 2015 at 6:13 h
|First Quarter Moon (29 days)
May 25, 2015 at 19:19 h
|Lunar transit||20:56 h|
|Duration of the moon||13 h 24 m|
|Duration of the sun||13 h 56 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon