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

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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Tide Chart: high tides and low tides in Ketchikan  High tides and low tides in November 23, 2015 today High tides and low tides in November 25, 2015

Today Tuesday, 24th of November of 2015, the sun rose in Ketchikan at 7:39 am and sunset will be at 3:28 pm. The moon set at 6:36 am at 292º northwest. Eventually, the moon will rise again in the northeast (66º) at 4:26 pm.

In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 4:40 am and the next low tide will be at 5:24 pm. The first high tide was at 10:56 am and the next high tide will be at 11:44 pm.

The lunar phase is a Waxing Gibbous. Today we have 7 hours and 49 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 11:33 am and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 6 hours and 36 minutes.

High tides and low tides in Ketchikan
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The tidal coefficient today is 100. 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 102 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 103. The tide heights today are 1.6 ft, 18.7 ft, -2.6 ft and 16.4 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.

High tides and low tides in Ketchikan

Solunar chart for Ketchikan   Solunar charts in November 23, 2015 today Solunar charts in November 25, 2015

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:

solunar period from 6:36 am to 7:36 am, high activity solunar activitysolunar activity minor period (moonset)
solunar period from 11:31 am to 1:31 pm, very high activity solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity Major period (moon down)
solunar period from 4:26 pm to 5:26 pm, high activity solunar activitysolunar activity minor period (moonrise)

Solunar chart for Ketchikan

Tide timetable for Ketchikan   Tide tables for Ketchikan in October 2015 November 2015 Tide tables for Ketchikan in December 2015

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 ]  ,   [ 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 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).

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Coordinates of Ketchikan
55° 19' 54" N    131° 37' 34" W

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Local time

Timezone America/JuneauUTC -8
Alaska´s Inside Passage

Start of summer time UTC-7
March 13, 2016 at 2:00 am3:00 am
There are 110 days left until the clocks change

End of summer time UTC-8
November 6, 2016 at 2:00 am1:00 am

Local time and daylight savings time in Alaska´s Inside Passage  Local Time (LST / LDT)
All the times are generated in local time in Alaska´s Inside Passage. The daylight saving time change has also been borne in mind for your convenience.


High tides and low tides in Ketchikan
The water level is falling. There are 4 hours and 14 minutes until low tide.

4:40 amlow tide( 1.6 ft. )
10:56 amhigh tide( 18.7 ft. )
5:24 pmlow tide( -2.6 ft. )
11:44 pmhigh tide( 16.4 ft. )

Tidal coefficient

coefficient 0h 100
coefficient 12h 102

Solunar activity

Solunar activity Activity of the day

Major periods
from 11:31 am to 1:31 pm

minor periods
from 6:36 am to 7:36 am and from 4:26 pm to 5:26 pm.

Moon phase

Waxing Gibbous

Waxing Gibbous

Moon age: 13 days
Light: 94 %
Northern Hemisphere
Next Full Moon in Ketchikan Full Moon  (1 day)
November 25, 2015 at 2:44 pm
Next Last Quarter Moon in Ketchikan Last Quarter Moon  (8 days)
December 2, 2015 at 11:40 pm
Next New Moon in Ketchikan New Moon  (17 days)
December 11, 2015 at 2:29 am
Next First Quarter Moon in Ketchikan First Quarter Moon  (23 days)
December 18, 2015 at 7:14 am

Fishing barometer

Current atmospheric pressure in Ketchikan
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 Ketchikan


Current temperature in Ketchikan


Wind direction and speed in Ketchikan at this moment


Current relative humidity in Ketchikan

Rising and setting of the moon

Moonrise 4:26 pm
Lunar transit -
Moonset 6:36 am
Duration of the moon 6 h 36 m
Rising and setting of the moon in Ketchikan

Rising and setting of the sun

Sunrise 7:39 am
Transit 11:33 am
Sunset 3:28 pm
Duration of the sun 7 h 49 m
Rising and setting of the sun in Ketchikan

Astronomical observation

Earth - Sun
Distance from the Earth to the Sun 2015-11-24 13:09:23

Angular diameter
0° 32' 24"

0.987189 ua

Earth - Moon
Distance from the Earth to the Moon 2015-11-24 13:09:23

Angular diameter
0° 32' 44"

0.002441 ua

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