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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 March 28, 2015 today High tides and low tides in March 30, 2015

Today Sunday, 29th of March of 2015, the sun will rise in Tauranga at 7:26 am and sunset will be at 7:15 pm. The moon set at 1:27 am at 291º northwest. Eventually, the moon will rise again in the east (70º) at 3:38 pm.

In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first high tide was at 3:14 am and the next high tide will be at 3:36 pm. The first low tide will be at 9:22 am and the next low tide at 9:41 pm.

The lunar phase is a Waxing Gibbous. Today we will have 11 hours and 49 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 1:20 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 9 hours and 49 minutes.

High tides and low tides in Tauranga
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The tidal coefficient today is 45, 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 50 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 54. The tide heights today are 1.8 m, 0.5 m, 1.7 m and 0.5 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 March 28, 2015 today Solunar charts in March 30, 2015

The solunar fishing calendar in Tauranga tells us that today is a bad day for fishing, the fish activity forecast is low, however, this is just a chance so we encourage you to take your rod and try it during solunar periods. Please, read more about solunar tables. The best times of day for fishing are:

solunar period from 1:27 am to 2:27 am, low activity minor period (moonset)
solunar period from 8:32 am to 10:32 am, average activity solunar activity Major period (moon down)
solunar period from 3:38 pm to 4:38 pm, low activity minor period (moonrise)
solunar period from 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm, average activity solunar activity Major period (moon up)

Solunar chart for Tauranga

Tide timetable for Tauranga   Tide tables for Tauranga in February 2015 March 2015 Tide tables for Tauranga in April 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 +13
Bay of Plenty
Summer Time

Start of summer time UTC+13
September 28, 2014 at 2:00 am3:00 am

End of summer time UTC+12
April 5, 2015 at 3:00 am2:00 am
There are 7 days left until the clocks change

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
Current status of water: high tide

3:14 amhigh tide( 1.8 m )
9:22 amlow tide( 0.5 m )
3:36 pmhigh tide( 1.7 m )
9:41 pmlow tide( 0.5 m )

Tidal coefficient

coefficient 0h 45
coefficient 12h 50

Solunar activity

Solunar activity Activity of the day

Major periods
from 8:32 am to 10:32 am and from 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm.

minor periods
from 1:27 am to 2:27 am and from 3:38 pm to 4:38 pm.

Moon phase

Waxing Gibbous

Waxing Gibbous

Moon age: 9 days
Light: 67 %
Southern Hemisphere
Next Full Moon in Tauranga Full Moon (7 days)
April 5, 2015 at 1:06 am
Total Lunar Eclipse
Next Last Quarter Moon in Tauranga Last Quarter Moon  (15 days)
April 12, 2015 at 4:44 pm
Next New Moon in Tauranga New Moon  (21 days)
April 19, 2015 at 7:57 am
Next First Quarter Moon in Tauranga First Quarter Moon  (28 days)
April 26, 2015 at 12:55 pm

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 3:38 pm
Lunar transit 9:00 pm
Moonset 1:27 am
Duration of the moon 9 h 49 m
Rising and setting of the moon in Tauranga

Rising and setting of the sun

Sunrise 7:26 am
Transit 1:20 pm
Sunset 7:15 pm
Duration of the sun 11 h 49 m
Rising and setting of the sun in Tauranga

Astronomical observation

Earth - Sun
Distance from the Earth to the Sun 2015-03-29 03:18:28

Angular diameter
0° 32' 3"

149,314,929 km

Earth - Moon
Distance from the Earth to the Moon 2015-03-29 03:18:28

Angular diameter
0° 29' 60"

398,374 km

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