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2015 tide table and solunar charts for Folkestone for planning your fishing expedition

Tide tables and solunar tables for sport fishers in Folkestone. 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 Folkestone ...

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Tides4fishing allows you to make tide predictions for Folkestone years in advance. Please note that the data are approximations only valid for fishing and so IS NOT VALID FOR NAVIGATION.

Tide Chart: high tides and low tides in Folkestone  High tides and low tides in March 4, 2015 today High tides and low tides in March 6, 2015

Today Thursday, 5th of March of 2015, the sun will rise in Folkestone at 6:30 h and sunset will be at 17:42 h. The moon set at 6:09 h at 279º west. Eventually, the moon will rise again in the east (84º) at 17:43 h.

In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 6:10 h and the next low tide will be at 18:25 h. The first high tide will be at 10:55 h and the next high tide at 23:10 h.

The lunar phase is a Waxing Gibbous. Today we will have 11 hours and 12 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 12:06 h and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 12 hours and 26 minutes.

High tides and low tides in Folkestone
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The tidal coefficient today is 86, a high value and therefore the range of tides and currents will also be high. At noon the tidal coefficient increases to 87 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 87. The tide heights today are 1.0 m, 6.8 m, 1.1 m and 6.9 m. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Folkestone which is of 7.6 m and a minimum height of 0.1 m.

High tides and low tides in Folkestone

Solunar chart for Folkestone   Solunar charts in March 4, 2015 today Solunar charts in March 6, 2015

The solunar fishing calendar in Folkestone tells us that today is an excellent day for fishing, the fish activity forecast is very high. Please, read more about solunar tables. The best times of day for fishing are:

solunar period with influence from 6:09 h to 7:09 h, very high activity solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity minor period (moonset). This period of high activity coincides with sunrise; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, resulting in an excellent time for fishing
solunar period from 11:56 h to 13:56 h, very high activity solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity Major period (moon down)
solunar period from 17:43 h to 18:43 h, very high activity solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity minor period (moonrise)

Solunar chart for Folkestone

Tide timetable for Folkestone   Tide tables for Folkestone in February 2015 March 2015 Tide tables for Folkestone in April 2015

Tide timetable for Folkestone. The times are generated in local time in England 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 ]  ,   [ solunar activity average activity ]  ,  [ solunar activitysolunar activity high activity ]  ,  [ solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity very high activity ]

NOTE: The times reflected in the tide table for Folkestone 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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Coordinates of Folkestone
51° 04' 20" N    01° 10' 36" E

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Local time

Timezone Europe/LondonUTC

Start of summer time UTC+1
March 29, 2015 at 2:00 h3:00 h
There are 24 days left until the clocks change

End of summer time UTC
October 25, 2015 at 3:00 h2:00 h

Local time and daylight savings time in England  Local Time (LST / LDT)
All the times are generated in local time in England. The daylight saving time change has also been borne in mind for your convenience.


High tides and low tides in Folkestone
The water level is rising. There are 4 hours and 25 minutes until high tide.

6:10 hlow tide( 1.0 m )
10:55 hhigh tide( 6.8 m )
18:25 hlow tide( 1.1 m )
23:10 hhigh tide( 6.9 m )

Tidal coefficient

coefficient 0h 86
coefficient 12h 87

Solunar activity

Solunar activity Activity of the day

Major periods
from 11:56 h to 13:56 h

minor periods
from 6:09 h to 7:09 h and from 17:43 h to 18:43 h.

Moon phase

Waxing Gibbous

Waxing Gibbous

Moon age: 14 days
Light: 100 %
Northern Hemisphere
Next Full Moon in Folkestone Full Moon (0 days)
March 5, 2015 at 18:06 h
Next Last Quarter Moon in Folkestone Last Quarter Moon  (8 days)
March 13, 2015 at 17:48 h
Next New Moon in Folkestone New Moon  (15 days)
March 20, 2015 at 9:36 h
Total Solar Eclipse
Next First Quarter Moon in Folkestone First Quarter Moon  (22 days)
March 27, 2015 at 7:43 h

Fishing barometer

Current atmospheric pressure in Folkestone
General Fishing Conditions
Fishing changes by Pressure Trend
Very good
bite might slow as conditions stabilize
Normal activity
Good at first. Changing to poor
Note: Rapidly fluctuating either way are indication of good fishing.


Current weather conditions in Folkestone


Current temperature in Folkestone


Wind direction and speed in Folkestone at this moment


Current relative humidity in Folkestone

Rising and setting of the moon

Moonrise 17:43 h
Lunar transit -
Moonset 6:09 h
Duration of the moon 12 h 26 m
Rising and setting of the moon in Folkestone

Rising and setting of the sun

Sunrise 6:30 h
Transit 12:06 h
Sunset 17:42 h
Duration of the sun 11 h 12 m
Rising and setting of the sun in Folkestone

Astronomical observation

Earth - Sun
Distance from the Earth to the Sun 2015-03-05 06:29:40

Angular diameter
0° 32' 16"

148,341,738 km

Earth - Moon
Distance from the Earth to the Moon 2015-03-05 06:29:40

Angular diameter
0° 29' 28"

405,414 km

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