Tide tables and solunar tables for sport fishers in Kaikoura. 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 Kaikoura ...
We want you to enjoy to the max a well-planned fishing expedition! Good luck!
Today Wednesday, 30th of July of 2014, the sun will rise in Kaikoura at 7:38 am and sunset will be at 5:25 pm. The moon will rise in the east (83º) at 8:50 am and will set in the west (275º) at 8:38 pm.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 12:52 am and the next low tide will be at 1:07 pm. The first high tide will be at 7:02 am and the next high tide at 7:16 pm.
The lunar phase is a Waxing Crescent. Today we will have 9 hours and 47 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 12:32 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 11 hours and 48 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 75, a high value and therefore the range of tides and currents will also be high. At noon the tidal coefficient drops to 72 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 70. The tide heights today are 0.5 m, 1.7 m, 0.5 m and 1.7 m. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Kaikoura which is of 2.1 m and a minimum height of 0.1 m.
The solunar fishing calendar in Kaikoura tells us that today is an average day for fishing, the fish activity forecast is average. Please, read more about solunar tables. The best times of day for fishing are:
Tide timetable for Kaikoura. The times are generated in local time in Canterbury 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 Kaikoura 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).
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|12:52 am||low tide||( 0.5 m )|
|7:02 am||high tide||( 1.7 m )|
|1:07 pm||low tide||( 0.5 m )|
|7:16 pm||high tide||( 1.7 m )|
|Activity of the day
from 2:15 am to 4:15 am and from 2:44 pm to 4:44 pm.
from 8:50 am to 9:50 am and from 8:38 pm to 9:38 pm.
Moon age: 3 days
Light: 8 %
|First Quarter Moon (5 days)
August 4, 2014 at 12:50 pm
|Full Moon (12 days)
August 11, 2014 at 6:09 am
|Last Quarter Moon (19 days)
August 18, 2014 at 12:26 am
|New Moon (26 days)
August 26, 2014 at 2:13 am
|Lunar transit||2:44 pm|
|Duration of the moon||11 h 48 m|
|Duration of the sun||9 h 47 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon