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2015 tide table and solunar charts for Porthcawl for planning your fishing expedition

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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Tide Chart: high tides and low tides in Porthcawl  High tides and low tides in November 30, 2015 today High tides and low tides in December 2, 2015

Today Tuesday, 1st of December of 2015, the sun rose in Porthcawl at 8:00 h and sunset was at 16:10 h. The moon set at 11:59 h at 290º west. Then, the moon rose at 73º east at 22:20 h.

In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 2:50 h and the next low tide at 15:10 h. The first high tide was at 9:20 h and the next high tide at 21:50 h.

The lunar phase is a Waning Gibbous. Today we had 8 hours and 10 minutes of sun. The solar transit was at 12:05 h and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 13 hours and 39 minutes.

High tides and low tides in Porthcawl
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The tidal coefficient today is 53 (average). At noon the tidal coefficient drops to 48 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 45. The tide heights today are 1.7 m, 6.4 m, 1.7 m and 6.3 m. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Porthcawl which is of 7.7 m and a minimum height of 0.4 m.

High tides and low tides in Porthcawl

Solunar chart for Porthcawl   Solunar charts in November 30, 2015 today Solunar charts in December 2, 2015

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:

solunar period from 4:37 h to 6:37 h, very high activity solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity Major period (moon up)
solunar period from 11:59 h to 12:59 h, high activity solunar activitysolunar activity minor period (moonset)
solunar period from 17:09 h to 19:09 h, very high activity solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity Major period (moon down)
solunar period from 22:20 h to 23:20 h, high activity solunar activitysolunar activity minor period (moonrise)

Solunar chart for Porthcawl

Tide timetable for Porthcawl   Tide tables for Porthcawl in November 2015 December 2015 Tide tables for Porthcawl in January 2016

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 ]  ,   [ 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 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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Coordinates of Porthcawl
51° 28' 17" N    03° 42' 13" 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 116 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 Wales  Local Time (LST / LDT)
All the times are generated in local time in Wales. The daylight saving time change has also been borne in mind for your convenience.


High tides and low tides in Porthcawl
The water level is falling. There are 3 hours and 50 minutes until low tide.

2:50 hlow tide( 1.7 m )
9:20 hhigh tide( 6.4 m )
15:10 hlow tide( 1.7 m )
21:50 hhigh tide( 6.3 m )

Tidal coefficient

coefficient 0h 53
coefficient 12h 48

Solunar activity

Solunar activity Activity of the day

Major periods
from 4:37 h to 6:37 h and from 17:09 h to 19:09 h.

minor periods
from 11:59 h to 12:59 h and from 22:20 h to 23:20 h.

Moon phase

Waning Gibbous

Waning Gibbous

Moon age: 20 days
Light: 73 %
Northern Hemisphere
Next Last Quarter Moon in Porthcawl Last Quarter Moon  (1 day)
December 3, 2015 at 7:40 h
Next New Moon in Porthcawl New Moon  (9 days)
December 11, 2015 at 10:29 h
Next First Quarter Moon in Porthcawl First Quarter Moon  (17 days)
December 18, 2015 at 15:14 h
Next Full Moon in Porthcawl Full Moon  (23 days)
December 25, 2015 at 11:11 h

Fishing barometer

Current atmospheric pressure in Porthcawl
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 Porthcawl


Current temperature in Porthcawl


Wind direction and speed in Porthcawl at this moment


Current relative humidity in Porthcawl

Rising and setting of the moon

Moonrise 22:20 h
Lunar transit 4:37 h
Moonset 11:59 h
Duration of the moon 13 h 39 m
Rising and setting of the moon in Porthcawl

Rising and setting of the sun

Sunrise 8:00 h
Transit 12:05 h
Sunset 16:10 h
Duration of the sun 8 h 10 m
Rising and setting of the sun in Porthcawl

Astronomical observation

Earth - Sun
Distance from the Earth to the Sun 2015-12-01 23:44:06

Angular diameter
0° 32' 27"

147,502,316 km

Earth - Moon
Distance from the Earth to the Moon 2015-12-01 23:44:06

Angular diameter
0° 30' 18"

394,456 km

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