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 Friday, 4th of September of 2015, the sun will rise in Duncansby Head at 6:18 h and sunset will be at 20:04 h. Today we begin the day with the moon already visible in the sky, so first we will see the moonset, which will take place at 14:05 h at 301º northwest. Eventually, the moon will rise again in the northeast (57º) at 22:41 h.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first high tide was at 2:40 h and the next high tide will be at 15:10 h. The first low tide will be at 8:50 h and the next low tide at 21:10 h.
The lunar phase is a Waning Gibbous. Today we will have 13 hours and 46 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 13:11 h and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 15 hours and 24 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 60 (average). At noon the tidal coefficient drops to 54 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 49. The tide heights today are 3.1 m, 0.7 m, 2.8 m and 0.8 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 6:05 h to 8:05 h, 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 14:05 h to 15:05 h, high activity minor period (moonset)
from 18:23 h to 20:23 h, very high activity Major period (moon down). This period of high activity coincides with sunset; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, resulting in an excellent time for fishing
from 22:41 h to 23:41 h, high activity minor period (moonrise)
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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Start of summer time UTC+1
March 29, 2015 at 2:00 h ► 3:00 h
End of summer time UTC
October 25, 2015 at 3:00 h ► 2:00 h
There are 51 days left until the clocks change
|2:40 h||high tide||( 3.1 m )|
|8:50 h||low tide||( 0.7 m )|
|15:10 h||high tide||( 2.8 m )|
|21:10 h||low tide||( 0.8 m )|
|Activity of the day
from 6:05 h to 8:05 h and from 18:23 h to 20:23 h.
from 14:05 h to 15:05 h and from 22:41 h to 23:41 h.
Moon age: 21 days
Light: 66 %
|Last Quarter Moon (1 day)
September 5, 2015 at 10:54 h
|New Moon (9 days)
September 13, 2015 at 7:41 h
Partial Solar Eclipse
|First Quarter Moon (17 days)
September 21, 2015 at 9:59 h
|Full Moon (23 days)
September 28, 2015 at 3:50 h
Total Lunar Eclipse
|Lunar transit||6:05 h|
|Duration of the moon||15 h 24 m|
|Duration of the sun||13 h 46 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon