Tide tables and solunar tables for sport fishers in Ketchikan. 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 Ketchikan ...
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Today Thursday, 21th of August of 2014, the sun will rise in Ketchikan at 5:34 am and sunset will be at 8:05 pm. The moon will rise in the northeast (58º) at 2:51 am and will set in the northwest (300º) at 6:54 pm.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide will be at 4:58 am and the next low tide at 5:06 pm. The first high tide will be at 11:25 am and the next high tide at 11:14 pm.
The lunar phase is a Waning Crescent. Today we will have 14 hours and 31 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 12:49 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 16 hours and 3 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 57 (average). At noon the tidal coefficient increases to 62 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 65. The tide heights today are 1.0 ft, 12.1 ft, 4.3 ft and 14.1 ft. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Ketchikan which is of 19.7 ft and a minimum height of -4.3 ft.
The solunar fishing calendar in Ketchikan tells us that today is an average day for fishing, the fish activity forecast is average. Please, read more about solunar tables. The best times of day for fishing are:
Tide timetable for Ketchikan. The times are generated in local time in Alaska´s Inside Passage 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:
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NOTE: The times reflected in the tide table for Ketchikan 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 feet 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).
Start of summer time UTC-7
March 9, 2014 at 2:00 am ► 3:00 am
End of summer time UTC-8
November 2, 2014 at 2:00 am ► 1:00 am
There are 73 days left until the clocks change
|4:58 am||low tide||( 1.0 ft. )|
|11:25 am||high tide||( 12.1 ft. )|
|5:06 pm||low tide||( 4.3 ft. )|
|11:14 pm||high tide||( 14.1 ft. )|
|Activity of the day
from 10:52 am to 12:52 pm and from 11:22 pm to 1:22 am.
from 2:51 am to 3:51 am and from 6:54 pm to 7:54 pm.
Moon age: 25 days
Light: 19 %
|New Moon (4 days)
August 25, 2014 at 7:13 am
|First Quarter Moon (12 days)
September 2, 2014 at 4:11 am
|Full Moon (19 days)
September 8, 2014 at 6:38 pm
|Last Quarter Moon (25 days)
September 15, 2014 at 7:05 pm
|Lunar transit||10:52 am|
|Duration of the moon||16 h 3 m|
|Duration of the sun||14 h 31 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon