Tide tables and solunar tables for sport fishers in Wellington. 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 Wellington ...
We want you to enjoy to the max a well-planned fishing expedition! Good luck!
Today Tuesday, 27th of January of 2015, the sun rose in Wellington at 6:20 am and sunset was at 8:47 pm. The moon set at 12:07 am at 283º west. Then, the moon rose at 75º east at 1:50 pm.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 5:25 am and the next low tide at 5:57 pm. The only high tide of the day was at 11:37 am.
The lunar phase is a First Quarter Moon. Today we had 14 hours and 27 minutes of sun. The solar transit was at 1:33 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 10 hours and 17 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 53 (average). At noon the tidal coefficient drops to 50 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 48. The tide heights today are 0.4 m, 1.8 m and 0.4 m. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Wellington which is of 1.8 m and a minimum height of 0.4 m.
The solunar fishing calendar in Wellington tells us that today is a good day for fishing, the fish activity forecast is high. Please, read more about solunar tables. The best times of day for fishing are:
| from 12:07 am to 1:07 am, high activity minor period (moonset)
from 6:58 am to 8:58 am, very high activity Major period (moon down)
from 1:50 pm to 2:50 pm, high activity minor period (moonrise)
from 7:17 pm to 9:17 pm, very high activity Major period (moon up). This period of high activity coincides with sunset; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, resulting in an excellent time for fishing
Tide timetable for Wellington. The times are generated in local time in Wellington / Kapiti 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 Wellington 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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April 5, 2015 at 3:00 am ► 2:00 am
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|5:25 am||low tide||( 0.4 m )|
|11:37 am||high tide||( 1.8 m )|
|5:57 pm||low tide||( 0.4 m )|
|Activity of the day
from 6:58 am to 8:58 am and from 7:17 pm to 9:17 pm.
from 12:07 am to 1:07 am and from 1:50 pm to 2:50 pm.
First Quarter Moon
Moon age: 7 days
Light: 48 %
|Full Moon (8 days)
February 4, 2015 at 12:09 pm
|Last Quarter Moon (16 days)
February 12, 2015 at 4:50 pm
|New Moon (23 days)
February 19, 2015 at 12:47 pm
|First Quarter Moon (29 days)
February 26, 2015 at 6:14 am
|Lunar transit||7:17 pm|
|Duration of the moon||10 h 17 m|
|Duration of the sun||14 h 27 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon