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, 1st of December of 2015, the sun rose in Wellington at 5:42 am and sunset will be at 8:37 pm. The moon rose in the east (70º) at 12:08 am and set in the west (289º) at 10:42 am.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 3:54 am and the next low tide will be at 4:32 pm. The first high tide was at 10:02 am and the next high tide will be at 10:34 pm.
The lunar phase is a Waning Gibbous. Today we have 14 hours and 55 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 1:10 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 10 hours and 34 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 53 (average). At noon the tidal coefficient drops to 48 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 45. The tide heights today are 0.5 m, 1.7 m, 0.5 m and 1.6 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 12:08 am to 1:08 am, high activity minor period (moonrise)
from 5:25 am to 7:25 am, very high activity Major period (moon up). This period of high activity coincides with sunrise; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, resulting in an excellent time for fishing
from 10:42 am to 11:42 am, high activity minor period (moonset)
from 5:43 pm to 7:43 pm, very high activity Major period (moon down)
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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September 27, 2015 at 2:00 am ► 3:00 am
End of summer time UTC+12
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|3:54 am||low tide||( 0.5 m )|
|10:02 am||high tide||( 1.7 m )|
|4:32 pm||low tide||( 0.5 m )|
|10:34 pm||high tide||( 1.6 m )|
|Activity of the day
from 5:25 am to 7:25 am and from 5:43 pm to 7:43 pm.
from 12:08 am to 1:08 am and from 10:42 am to 11:42 am.
Moon age: 20 days
Light: 73 %
|Last Quarter Moon (2 days)
December 3, 2015 at 8:40 pm
|New Moon (10 days)
December 11, 2015 at 11:29 pm
|First Quarter Moon (18 days)
December 19, 2015 at 4:14 am
|Full Moon (24 days)
December 26, 2015 at 12:11 am
|Lunar transit||5:25 am|
|Duration of the moon||10 h 34 m|
|Duration of the sun||14 h 55 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon