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 Saturday, 23th of May of 2015, the sun rose in Kaikoura at 7:36 am and sunset will be at 5:07 pm. The moon rose in the northeast (69º) at 11:28 am and will set in the west (290º) at 9:59 pm.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 2:38 am and the next low tide will be at 2:57 pm. The first high tide was at 8:54 am and the next high tide will be at 9:13 pm.
The lunar phase is a Waxing Crescent. Today we have 9 hours and 31 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 12:22 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 21 hours and 59 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 54 (average). At noon the tidal coefficient drops to 49 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 46. The tide heights today are 0.4 m, 1.7 m, 0.4 m and 1.8 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:
| from 4:14 am to 6:14 am, high activity Major period (moon down)
from 11:28 am to 12:28 pm, average activity minor period (moonrise)
from 4:43 pm to 6:43 pm, high activity Major period (moon up). This period also coincides with sunset; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, possibly obtaining greater activity than expected
from 9:59 pm to 10:59 pm, average activity minor period (moonset)
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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September 27, 2015 at 2:00 am ► 3:00 am
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April 3, 2016 at 3:00 am ► 2:00 am
|2:38 am||low tide||( 0.4 m )|
|8:54 am||high tide||( 1.7 m )|
|2:57 pm||low tide||( 0.4 m )|
|9:13 pm||high tide||( 1.8 m )|
|Activity of the day
from 4:14 am to 6:14 am and from 4:43 pm to 6:43 pm.
from 11:28 am to 12:28 pm and from 9:59 pm to 10:59 pm.
Moon age: 5 days
Light: 25 %
|First Quarter Moon (3 days)
May 26, 2015 at 5:19 am
|Full Moon (11 days)
June 3, 2015 at 4:19 am
|Last Quarter Moon (18 days)
June 10, 2015 at 3:42 am
|New Moon (24 days)
June 17, 2015 at 2:05 am
|Lunar transit||4:43 pm|
|Duration of the moon||21 h 59 m|
|Duration of the sun||9 h 31 m|
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