Tide tables and solunar tables for sport fishers in Port Taranaki. 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 Port Taranaki ...
We want you to enjoy to the max a well-planned fishing expedition! Good luck!
Today Saturday, 7th of December of 2013, the sun will rise in Port Taranaki at 5:51 am and sunset will be at 8:39 pm. The moon will emerge in the southeast at an angle of 107º at 10:17 am.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first high tide was at 1:27 am and the next high tide will be at 1:49 pm. The first low tide will be at 7:38 am and the next low tide at 8:11 pm.
The lunar phase is a Waxing Crescent. Today we will have 14 hours and 48 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 1:15 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 13 hours and 43 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 76, a high value and therefore the range of tides and currents will also be high. At noon the tidal coefficient drops to 70 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 66. The tide heights today are 3.5 m, 0.3 m, 3.6 m and 0.4 m. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Port Taranaki which is of 3.9 m and a minimum height of 0.0 m.
The solunar fishing calendar in Port Taranaki 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 4:50 am to 6:50 am, high activity
Tide timetable for Port Taranaki. The times are generated in local time in Taranaki 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 Port Taranaki 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).
Start of summer time UTC+13
September 29, 2013 at 2:00 am ► 3:00 am
End of summer time UTC+12
April 6, 2014 at 3:00 am ► 2:00 am
There are 120 days left until the clocks change
|1:27 am||high tide||( 3.5 m )|
|7:38 am||low tide||( 0.3 m )|
|1:49 pm||high tide||( 3.6 m )|
|8:11 pm||low tide||( 0.4 m )|
|Activity of the day
from 4:50 am to 6:50 am and from 5:11 pm to 7:11 pm.
from 10:17 am to 11:17 am
Moon age: 5 days
Light: 21 %
|First Quarter Moon (3 days)
December 10, 2013 at 4:12 am
|Full Moon (11 days)
December 17, 2013 at 10:28 pm
|Last Quarter Moon (19 days)
December 26, 2013 at 2:48 am
|New Moon (25 days)
January 2, 2014 at 12:14 am
|Lunar transit||5:11 pm|
|Duration of the moon||13 h 43 m|
|Duration of the sun||14 h 48 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon