Tide tables and solunar tables for sport fishers in Lerwick. 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 Lerwick ...
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Tides4fishing allows you to make tide predictions for Lerwick years in advance. Please note that the data are approximations only valid for fishing and so IS NOT VALID FOR NAVIGATION.
Today Thursday, 31th of July of 2014, the sun rose in Lerwick at 4:43 h and sunset will be at 21:39 h. The moon rose in the east (91º) at 10:18 h and will set in the west (265º) at 22:15 h.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first high tide was at 2:00 h and the next high tide at 14:30 h. The first low tide was at 8:10 h and the next low tide will be at 20:15 h.
The lunar phase is a Waxing Crescent. Today we have 16 hours and 56 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 13:11 h and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 11 hours and 57 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 70, a high value and therefore the range of tides and currents will also be high. At noon the tidal coefficient drops to 66 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 63. The tide heights today are 2.0 m, 0.5 m, 1.9 m and 0.7 m. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Lerwick which is of 2.5 m and a minimum height of 0.1 m.
The solunar fishing calendar in Lerwick tells us that today is a bad day for fishing, the fish activity forecast is low, however, this is just a chance so we encourage you to take your rod and try it during solunar periods. Please, read more about solunar tables. The best times of day for fishing are:
| from 4:09 h to 6:09 h, average activity Major period (moon down). This period also coincides with sunrise; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, possibly obtaining greater activity than expected
from 10:18 h to 11:18 h, low activity minor period (moonrise)
from 16:16 h to 18:16 h, average activity Major period (moon up)
from 22:15 h to 23:15 h, low activity minor period (moonset)
Tide timetable for Lerwick. 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 Lerwick 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 30, 2014 at 2:00 h ► 3:00 h
End of summer time UTC
October 26, 2014 at 3:00 h ► 2:00 h
There are 86 days left until the clocks change
|2:00 h||high tide||( 2.0 m )|
|8:10 h||low tide||( 0.5 m )|
|14:30 h||high tide||( 1.9 m )|
|20:15 h||low tide||( 0.7 m )|
|Activity of the day
from 4:09 h to 6:09 h and from 16:16 h to 18:16 h.
from 10:18 h to 11:18 h and from 22:15 h to 23:15 h.
Moon age: 4 days
Light: 14 %
|First Quarter Moon (3 days)
August 4, 2014 at 1:50 h
|Full Moon (10 days)
August 10, 2014 at 19:09 h
|Last Quarter Moon (17 days)
August 17, 2014 at 13:26 h
|New Moon (24 days)
August 25, 2014 at 15:13 h
|Lunar transit||16:16 h|
|Duration of the moon||11 h 57 m|
|Duration of the sun||16 h 56 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon