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 ...
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Today Friday, 30th of January of 2015, the sun will rise in Kaikoura at 6:25 am and sunset will be at 8:52 pm. Today we begin the day with the moon already visible in the sky, so first we will see the moonset, which will take place at 2:11 am at 294º northwest. Eventually, the moon will rise again in the northeast (65º) at 5:00 pm.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first high tide will be at 1:53 am and the next high tide at 2:21 pm. The first low tide will be at 8:11 am and the next low tide at 8:33 pm.
The lunar phase is a Waxing Gibbous. Today we will have 14 hours and 27 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 1:38 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 9 hours and 11 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 56 (average). At noon the tidal coefficient increases to 60 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 64. The tide heights today are 1.8 m, 0.4 m, 1.8 m and 0.3 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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|1:53 am||high tide||( 1.8 m )|
|8:11 am||low tide||( 0.4 m )|
|2:21 pm||high tide||( 1.8 m )|
|8:33 pm||low tide||( 0.3 m )|
|Activity of the day
from 9:35 am to 11:35 am and from 9:59 pm to 11:59 pm.
from 2:11 am to 3:11 am and from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
Moon age: 10 days
Light: 78 %
|Full Moon (5 days)
February 4, 2015 at 12:09 pm
|Last Quarter Moon (14 days)
February 12, 2015 at 4:50 pm
|New Moon (20 days)
February 19, 2015 at 12:47 pm
|First Quarter Moon (27 days)
February 26, 2015 at 6:14 am
|Lunar transit||9:59 pm|
|Duration of the moon||9 h 11 m|
|Duration of the sun||14 h 27 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon