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 Monday, 25th of May of 2015, the sun will rise in Ketchikan at 4:20 am and sunset will be at 9:07 pm. Today we begin the day with the moon already visible in the sky, so first we will see the moonset, which will take place at 2:29 am at 285º west. Eventually, the moon will rise again in the east (78º) at 1:21 pm.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 12:38 am and the next low tide will be at 1:02 pm. The first high tide will be at 6:34 am and the next high tide at 7:38 pm.
The lunar phase is a Waxing Crescent. Today we will have 16 hours and 47 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 12:44 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 13 hours and 8 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 42, a low value, which means that the range (difference between high tide and low tide) will be lower than on other occasions and the currents will also be small. to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 43. The tide heights today are 4.9 ft, 11.8 ft, 2.3 ft and 12.1 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 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 2:29 am to 3:29 am, high activity minor period (moonset)
from 7:55 am to 9:55 am, very high activity Major period (moon down)
from 1:21 pm to 2:21 pm, high activity minor period (moonrise)
from 8:05 pm to 10:05 pm, very high activity Major period (moon up). This period of high activity coincides with sunset; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, resulting in an excellent time for fishing
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:
[ 0 low activity ] , [ average activity ] , [ high activity ] , [ very high activity ]
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 8, 2015 at 2:00 am ► 3:00 am
End of summer time UTC-8
November 1, 2015 at 2:00 am ► 1:00 am
There are 160 days left until the clocks change
|12:38 am||low tide||( 4.9 ft. )|
|6:34 am||high tide||( 11.8 ft. )|
|1:02 pm||low tide||( 2.3 ft. )|
|7:38 pm||high tide||( 12.1 ft. )|
|Activity of the day
from 7:55 am to 9:55 am and from 8:05 pm to 10:05 pm.
from 2:29 am to 3:29 am and from 1:21 pm to 2:21 pm.
Moon age: 7 days
Light: 44 %
|First Quarter Moon (0 days)
May 25, 2015 at 10:19 am
|Full Moon (8 days)
June 2, 2015 at 9:19 am
|Last Quarter Moon (15 days)
June 9, 2015 at 8:42 am
|New Moon (22 days)
June 16, 2015 at 7:05 am
|Lunar transit||8:05 pm|
|Duration of the moon||13 h 8 m|
|Duration of the sun||16 h 47 m|
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