Tide tables and solunar tables for sport fishers in Oban. 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 Oban ...
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Tides4fishing allows you to make tide predictions for Oban years in advance. Please note that the data are approximations only valid for fishing and so IS NOT VALID FOR NAVIGATION.
Today Tuesday, 30th of June of 2015, the sun rose in Oban at 4:37 h and sunset will be at 22:15 h. The moon set at 3:41 h at 236º southwest. Then, the moon rose at 125º southeast at 20:15 h.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first high tide was at 5:05 h and the next high tide at 17:40 h. The first low tide was at 11:45 h and the next low tide will be at 23:55 h.
The lunar phase is a Waxing Gibbous. Today we have 17 hours and 38 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 13:26 h and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 7 hours and 26 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 81, a high value and therefore the range of tides and currents will also be high. At noon the tidal coefficient increases to 84 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 88. The tide heights today are 3.4 m, 1.1 m, 3.6 m and 1.1 m. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Oban which is of 4.7 m and a minimum height of 0.0 m.
The solunar fishing calendar in Oban 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 3:41 h to 4:41 h, high activity minor period (moonset). This period also coincides with sunrise; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, possibly obtaining greater activity than expected
from 11:58 h to 13:58 h, very high activity Major period (moon down)
from 20:15 h to 21:15 h, high activity minor period (moonrise)
Tide timetable for Oban. 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 Oban 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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|5:05 h||high tide||( 3.4 m )|
|11:45 h||low tide||( 1.1 m )|
|17:40 h||high tide||( 3.6 m )|
|23:55 h||low tide||( 1.1 m )|
|Activity of the day
from 11:58 h to 13:58 h
from 3:41 h to 4:41 h and from 20:15 h to 21:15 h.
Moon age: 13 days
Light: 95 %
|Full Moon (1 day)
July 2, 2015 at 3:20 h
|Last Quarter Moon (8 days)
July 8, 2015 at 21:24 h
|New Moon (15 days)
July 16, 2015 at 2:24 h
|First Quarter Moon (23 days)
July 24, 2015 at 5:04 h
|Duration of the moon||7 h 26 m|
|Duration of the sun||17 h 38 m|
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