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2015 tide table and solunar charts for Tauranga for planning your fishing expedition

Tide tables and solunar tables for sport fishers in Tauranga. 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 Tauranga ...

We want you to enjoy to the max a well-planned fishing expedition! Good luck!

Tide Chart: high tides and low tides in Tauranga  High tides and low tides in August 29, 2015 today High tides and low tides in August 31, 2015

Today Sunday, 30th of August of 2015, the sun rose in Tauranga at 6:40 am and sunset was at 5:52 pm. The moon set at 6:35 am at 261º west. Then, the moon rose at 96º east at 6:24 pm.

In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 12:46 am and the next low tide at 1:07 pm. The first high tide was at 7:00 am and the next high tide at 7:31 pm.

The lunar phase is a Full Moon. Today we had 11 hours and 12 minutes of sun. The solar transit was at 12:16 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 12 hours and 11 minutes.

High tides and low tides in Tauranga
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The tidal coefficient today is 113. With such a hight coefficient we will have big tides and the currents will also be very evident. to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 111. The tide heights today are 0.2 m, 1.9 m, 0.1 m and 2.0 m. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Tauranga which is of 2.1 m and a minimum height of -0.1 m.

High tides and low tides in Tauranga

Solunar chart for Tauranga   Solunar charts in August 29, 2015 today Solunar charts in August 31, 2015

The solunar fishing calendar in Tauranga 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:

solunar period with influence from 6:35 am to 7:35 am, very high activity solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity minor period (moonset). This period of high activity coincides with sunrise; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, resulting in an excellent time for fishing
solunar period from 12:29 pm to 2:29 pm, very high activity solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity Major period (moon down)
solunar period from 6:24 pm to 7:24 pm, very high activity solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity minor period (moonrise)

Solunar chart for Tauranga

Tide timetable for Tauranga   Tide tables for Tauranga in July 2015 August 2015 Tide tables for Tauranga in September 2015

Tide timetable for Tauranga. The times are generated in local time in Bay of Plenty 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 ]  ,   [ solunar activity average activity ]  ,  [ solunar activitysolunar activity high activity ]  ,  [ solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity very high activity ]

NOTE: The times reflected in the tide table for Tauranga 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 Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW).

MLLW is the average of the lower low water height of each tidal day observed over the official time segment over which tide observations are taken and reduced to obtain mean value (Tidal Datum Epoch).

Fishing locations close to Tauranga

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Coordinates of Tauranga
37° 41' 11" S    176° 10' 47" E

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Local time

Timezone Pacific/AucklandUTC +12
Bay of Plenty

Start of summer time UTC+13
September 27, 2015 at 2:00 am3:00 am
There are 27 days left until the clocks change

End of summer time UTC+12
April 3, 2016 at 3:00 am2:00 am

Local time and daylight savings time in Bay of Plenty  Local Time (LST / LDT)
All the times are generated in local time in Bay of Plenty. The daylight saving time change has also been borne in mind for your convenience.


High tides and low tides in Tauranga
The water level is falling. There are 3 hours and 46 minutes until low tide.

12:46 amlow tide( 0.2 m )
7:00 amhigh tide( 1.9 m )
1:07 pmlow tide( 0.1 m )
7:31 pmhigh tide( 2.0 m )

Tidal coefficient

coefficient 0h 113
coefficient 12h 113

Solunar activity

Solunar activity Activity of the day

Major periods
from 12:29 pm to 2:29 pm

minor periods
from 6:35 am to 7:35 am and from 6:24 pm to 7:24 pm.

Moon phase

Full Moon

Full Moon

Moon age: 15 days
Light: 100 %
Southern Hemisphere
Next Last Quarter Moon in Tauranga Last Quarter Moon (6 days)
September 5, 2015 at 9:54 pm
Next New Moon in Tauranga New Moon  (14 days)
September 13, 2015 at 6:41 pm
Partial Solar Eclipse
Next First Quarter Moon in Tauranga First Quarter Moon  (22 days)
September 21, 2015 at 8:59 pm
Next Full Moon in Tauranga Full Moon  (28 days)
September 28, 2015 at 2:50 pm
Total Lunar Eclipse

Fishing barometer

Current atmospheric pressure in Tauranga
General Fishing Conditions
Fishing changes by Pressure Trend
Very good
bite might slow as conditions stabilize
Normal activity
Good at first. Changing to poor
Note: Rapidly fluctuating either way are indication of good fishing.


Current weather conditions in Tauranga


Current temperature in Tauranga


Wind direction and speed in Tauranga at this moment


Current relative humidity in Tauranga

Rising and setting of the moon

Moonrise 6:24 pm
Lunar transit -
Moonset 6:35 am
Duration of the moon 12 h 11 m
Rising and setting of the moon in Tauranga

Rising and setting of the sun

Sunrise 6:40 am
Transit 12:16 pm
Sunset 5:52 pm
Duration of the sun 11 h 12 m
Rising and setting of the sun in Tauranga

Astronomical observation

Earth - Sun
Distance from the Earth to the Sun 2015-08-30 21:52:38

Angular diameter
0° 31' 41"

151,023,004 km

Earth - Moon
Distance from the Earth to the Moon 2015-08-30 21:52:38

Angular diameter
0° 32' 47"

364,534 km

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