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, 2nd of July of 2015, the sun rose in Ketchikan at 4:11 am and sunset will be at 9:30 pm. The moon set at 6:24 am at 238º southwest. Eventually, the moon will rise again in the southeast (120º) at 10:32 pm.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first high tide was at 1:09 am and the next high tide will be at 2:11 pm. The first low tide was at 7:42 am and the next low tide will be at 7:46 pm.
The lunar phase is a Full Moon. Today we have 17 hours and 19 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 12:51 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 7 hours and 52 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 92. With such a hight coefficient we will have big tides and the currents will also be very evident. At noon the tidal coefficient increases to 94 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 95. The tide heights today are 17.1 ft, -3.0 ft, 14.8 ft and 2.0 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 excellent day for fishing, the fish activity forecast is very 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 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 122 days left until the clocks change
|1:09 am||high tide||( 17.1 ft. )|
|7:42 am||low tide||( -3.0 ft. )|
|2:11 pm||high tide||( 14.8 ft. )|
|7:46 pm||low tide||( 2.0 ft. )|
|Activity of the day
from 2:06 am to 4:06 am and from 2:28 pm to 4:28 pm.
from 6:24 am to 7:24 am and from 10:32 pm to 11:32 pm.
Moon age: 15 days
Light: 100 %
|Last Quarter Moon (6 days)
July 8, 2015 at 1:24 pm
|New Moon (13 days)
July 15, 2015 at 6:24 pm
|First Quarter Moon (22 days)
July 23, 2015 at 9:04 pm
|Full Moon (28 days)
July 31, 2015 at 3:43 am
|Lunar transit||2:06 am|
|Duration of the moon||7 h 52 m|
|Duration of the sun||17 h 19 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon