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2016 tide table and solunar charts for Moray Firth for planning your fishing expedition

Tide tables and solunar tables for sport fishers in Moray Firth. 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 Moray Firth ...

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Tides4fishing allows you to make tide predictions for Moray Firth 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 Moray Firth  High tides and low tides in February 11, 2016 today High tides and low tides in February 13, 2016

Today Friday, 12th of February of 2016, the sun will rise in Moray Firth at 7:52 h and sunset will be at 17:06 h. The moon will rise in the east (83º) at 9:20 h and will set in the west (282º) at 22:50 h.

In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first high tide will be at 2:25 h and the next high tide at 14:35 h. The first low tide will be at 8:25 h and the next low tide at 21:00 h.

The lunar phase is a Waxing Crescent. Today we will have 9 hours and 14 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 12:29 h and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 13 hours and 30 minutes.

High tides and low tides in Moray Firth
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The tidal coefficient today is 91. With such a hight coefficient we will have big tides and the currents will also be very evident. At noon the tidal coefficient drops to 84 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 78. The tide heights today are 4.5 m, 0.9 m, 4.7 m and 0.7 m. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Moray Firth which is of 5.0 m and a minimum height of 0.1 m.

High tides and low tides in Moray Firth

Solunar chart for Moray Firth   Solunar charts in February 11, 2016 today Solunar charts in February 13, 2016

The solunar fishing calendar in Moray Firth 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:

solunar period from 3:23 h to 5:23 h, average activity solunar activity Major period (moon down)
solunar period from 9:20 h to 10:20 h, low activity minor period (moonrise)
solunar period with influence from 16:05 h to 18:05 h, average activity solunar activity Major period (moon up). This period also coincides with sunset; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, possibly obtaining greater activity than expected
solunar period from 22:50 h to 23:50 h, low activity minor period (moonset)

Solunar chart for Moray Firth

Tide timetable for Moray Firth   Tide tables for Moray Firth in January 2016 February 2016 Tide tables for Moray Firth in March 2016

Tide timetable for Moray Firth. 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 ]  ,   [ 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 Moray Firth 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 Moray Firth
Moray Firth
57° 38' 50" N    03° 43' 46" W

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Local time

Timezone Europe/LondonUTC

Start of summer time UTC+1
March 27, 2016 at 2:00 h3:00 h
There are 44 days left until the clocks change

End of summer time UTC
October 30, 2016 at 3:00 h2:00 h

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


High tides and low tides in Moray Firth
The water level is rising. There are 1 hour and 6 minutes until high tide.

2:25 hhigh tide( 4.5 m )
8:25 hlow tide( 0.9 m )
14:35 hhigh tide( 4.7 m )
21:00 hlow tide( 0.7 m )

Tidal coefficient

coefficient 0h 91
coefficient 12h 84

Solunar activity

Solunar activity Activity of the day

Major periods
from 3:23 h to 5:23 h and from 16:05 h to 18:05 h.

minor periods
from 9:20 h to 10:20 h and from 22:50 h to 23:50 h.

Moon phase

Waxing Crescent

Waxing Crescent

Moon age: 4 days
Light: 16 %
Northern Hemisphere
Next First Quarter Moon in Moray Firth First Quarter Moon (3 days)
February 15, 2016 at 7:46 h
Next Full Moon in Moray Firth Full Moon  (11 days)
February 22, 2016 at 18:20 h
Next Last Quarter Moon in Moray Firth Last Quarter Moon  (19 days)
March 1, 2016 at 23:11 h
Next New Moon in Moray Firth New Moon  (26 days)
March 9, 2016 at 1:54 h
Total Solar Eclipse

Fishing barometer

Current atmospheric pressure in Moray Firth
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 Moray Firth


Current temperature in Moray Firth


Wind direction and speed in Moray Firth at this moment


Current relative humidity in Moray Firth

Rising and setting of the moon

Moonrise 9:20 h
Lunar transit 16:05 h
Moonset 22:50 h
Duration of the moon 13 h 30 m
Rising and setting of the moon in Moray Firth

Rising and setting of the sun

Sunrise 7:52 h
Transit 12:29 h
Sunset 17:06 h
Duration of the sun 9 h 14 m
Rising and setting of the sun in Moray Firth

Astronomical observation

Earth - Sun
Distance from the Earth to the Sun 2016-02-12 01:18:26

Angular diameter
0° 32' 25"

147,652,034 km

Earth - Moon
Distance from the Earth to the Moon 2016-02-12 01:18:26

Angular diameter
0° 32' 52"

363,660 km

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