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 Saturday, 1st of November of 2014, the sun will rise in Ketchikan at 7:54 am and sunset will be at 5:06 pm. The moon set at 1:55 am at 254º southwest. Eventually, the moon will rise again in the southeast (102º) at 3:59 pm.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 1:56 am and the next low tide will be at 2:44 pm. The first high tide will be at 8:40 am and the next high tide at 8:47 pm.
The lunar phase is a Waxing Gibbous. Today we will have 9 hours and 12 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 12:30 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 9 hours and 56 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 61 (average). At noon the tidal coefficient increases to 67 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 72. The tide heights today are 1.6 ft, 13.8 ft, 3.9 ft and 13.5 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:
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 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 24 hours left until the clocks change
|1:56 am||low tide||( 1.6 ft. )|
|8:40 am||high tide||( 13.8 ft. )|
|2:44 pm||low tide||( 3.9 ft. )|
|8:47 pm||high tide||( 13.5 ft. )|
|Activity of the day
from 8:57 am to 10:57 am and from 9:37 pm to 11:37 pm.
from 1:55 am to 2:55 am and from 3:59 pm to 4:59 pm.
Moon age: 8 days
Light: 59 %
|Full Moon (6 days)
November 6, 2014 at 3:23 pm
|Last Quarter Moon (13 days)
November 14, 2014 at 8:16 am
|New Moon (21 days)
November 22, 2014 at 5:32 am
|First Quarter Moon (28 days)
November 29, 2014 at 3:06 am
|Lunar transit||9:37 pm|
|Duration of the moon||9 h 56 m|
|Duration of the sun||9 h 12 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon