Tide tables and solunar tables for sport fishers in Duncansby Head. 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 Duncansby Head ...
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Tides4fishing allows you to make tide predictions for Duncansby Head years in advance. Please note that the data are approximations only valid for fishing and so IS NOT VALID FOR NAVIGATION.
Today Sunday, 19th of May of 2013, the sun rose in Duncansby Head at 4:35 h and sunset will be at 21:42 h. The moon set at 2:22 h at 277º west. Eventually, the moon will rise again in the east (87º) at 14:09 h.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first high tide will be at 5:15 h and the next high tide at 18:10 h. The only low tide of the day will be at 12:00 h.
The lunar phase is a First Quarter Moon. Today we have 17 hours and 7 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 13:09 h and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 12 hours and 13 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 51 (average). At noon the tidal coefficient increases to 56 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 61. The tide heights today are 2.3 m, 0.9 m and 2.2 m. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Duncansby Head which is of 3.6 m and a minimum height of -0.1 m.
The solunar fishing calendar in Duncansby Head 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 2:22 h to 3:22 h, high activity minor period (moonset)
from 8:15 h to 10:15 h, very high activity Major period (moon down)
from 14:09 h to 15:09 h, high activity minor period (moonrise)
from 20:23 h to 22:23 h, 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 Duncansby Head. The times are generated in local time in Scotland 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 Duncansby Head 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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March 31, 2013 at 2:00 h ► 3:00 h
End of summer time UTC
October 27, 2013 at 3:00 h ► 2:00 h
There are 161 days left until the clocks change
|5:15 h||high tide||( 2.3 m )|
|12:00 h||low tide||( 0.9 m )|
|18:10 h||high tide||( 2.2 m )|
|Activity of the day
from 8:15 h to 10:15 h and from 20:23 h to 22:23 h.
from 2:22 h to 3:22 h and from 14:09 h to 15:09 h.
First Quarter Moon
Moon age: 8 days
Light: 59 %
|Full Moon (6 days)
May 25, 2013 at 5:25 h
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
|Last Quarter Moon (13 days)
May 31, 2013 at 19:58 h
|New Moon (20 days)
June 8, 2013 at 16:56 h
|First Quarter Moon (28 days)
June 16, 2013 at 18:24 h
|Lunar transit||20:23 h|
|Duration of the moon||12 h 13 m|
|Duration of the sun||17 h 7 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon