Tide tables and solunar tables for sport fishers in Porthcawl. 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 Porthcawl ...
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Tides4fishing allows you to make tide predictions for Porthcawl years in advance. Please note that the data are approximations only valid for fishing and so IS NOT VALID FOR NAVIGATION.
Today Monday, 22th of September of 2014, the sun will rise in Porthcawl at 7:03 h and sunset will be at 19:14 h. The moon will rise in the east (81º) at 5:08 h and will set in the west (276º) at 18:20 h.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first high tide will be at 5:45 h and the next high tide at 17:55 h. The only low tide of the day will be at 11:45 h.
The lunar phase is a Waning Crescent. Today we will have 12 hours and 11 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 13:09 h and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 13 hours and 12 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 80, a high value and therefore the range of tides and currents will also be high. At noon the tidal coefficient increases to 83 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 86. The tide heights today are 9.0 m, 2.3 m and 9.2 m. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Porthcawl which is of 10.7 m and a minimum height of 0.2 m.
The solunar fishing calendar in Porthcawl 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 5:08 h to 6:08 h, high activity minor period (moonrise)
from 11:44 h to 13:44 h, very high activity Major period (moon up)
from 18:20 h to 19:20 h, high activity minor period (moonset). This period also coincides with sunset; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, possibly obtaining greater activity than expected
Tide timetable for Porthcawl. The times are generated in local time in Wales 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 Porthcawl 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 34 days left until the clocks change
|5:45 h||high tide||( 9.0 m )|
|11:45 h||low tide||( 2.3 m )|
|17:55 h||high tide||( 9.2 m )|
|Activity of the day
from 11:44 h to 13:44 h
from 5:08 h to 6:08 h and from 18:20 h to 19:20 h.
Moon age: 27 days
Light: 5 %
|New Moon (2 days)
September 24, 2014 at 7:14 h
|First Quarter Moon (10 days)
October 1, 2014 at 20:33 h
|Full Moon (16 days)
October 8, 2014 at 11:51 h
Total Lunar Eclipse
|Last Quarter Moon (23 days)
October 15, 2014 at 20:12 h
|Lunar transit||11:44 h|
|Duration of the moon||13 h 12 m|
|Duration of the sun||12 h 11 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon