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2014 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 September 29, 2014 today High tides and low tides in October 1, 2014

Today Tuesday, 30th of September of 2014, the sun will rise in Ketchikan at 6:49 am and sunset will be at 6:23 pm. The moon will rise in the southeast (124º) at 2:49 pm and will set in the southwest (236º) at 11:15 pm.

In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first high tide will be at 5:18 am and the next high tide at 5:08 pm. The first low tide will be at 10:56 am and the next low tide at 11:51 pm.

The lunar phase is a Waxing Crescent. Today we will have 11 hours and 34 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 12:36 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 8 hours and 26 minutes.

High tides and low tides in Ketchikan
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The tidal coefficient today is 54 (average). At noon the tidal coefficient drops to 51 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 49. The tide heights today are 12.5 ft, 4.3 ft, 14.4 ft and 1.6 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 September 29, 2014 today Solunar charts in October 1, 2014

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:

solunar period with influence from 6:34 am to 8:34 am, high activity solunar activitysolunar activity Major period (moon down). This period also coincides with sunrise; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, possibly obtaining greater activity than expected
solunar period from 2:49 pm to 3:49 pm, average activity solunar activity minor period (moonrise)
solunar period from 7:02 pm to 9:02 pm, high activity solunar activitysolunar activity Major period (moon up)
solunar period from 11:15 pm to 12:15 am, average activity solunar activity minor period (moonset)

Solunar chart for Ketchikan

Tide timetable for Ketchikan   Tide tables for Ketchikan in August 2014 September 2014 Tide tables for Ketchikan in October 2014

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

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September
2014

Local time

Timezone America/JuneauUTC -7
Alaska´s Inside Passage
Summer Time

Start of summer time UTC-7
March 9, 2014 at 2:00 am3:00 am

End of summer time UTC-8
November 2, 2014 at 2:00 am1:00 am
There are 33 days left until the clocks change

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.

Tides

High tides and low tides in Ketchikan
The water level is rising. There are 1 hour and 28 minutes until high tide.


5:18 amhigh tide( 12.5 ft. )
10:56 amlow tide( 4.3 ft. )
5:08 pmhigh tide( 14.4 ft. )
11:51 pmlow tide( 1.6 ft. )


Tidal coefficient

coefficient 0h 54
coefficient 12h 51


Solunar activity

Solunar activity Activity of the day
AVERAGE

Major periods
from 6:34 am to 8:34 am and from 7:02 pm to 9:02 pm.

minor periods
from 2:49 pm to 3:49 pm and from 11:15 pm to 12:15 am.



Moon phase

Waxing Crescent

Waxing Crescent


Moon age: 5 days
Light: 30 %
Northern Hemisphere
Next First Quarter Moon in Ketchikan First Quarter Moon  (1 day)
October 1, 2014 at 12:33 pm
Next Full Moon in Ketchikan Full Moon  (8 days)
October 8, 2014 at 3:51 am
Total Lunar Eclipse
Next Last Quarter Moon in Ketchikan Last Quarter Moon  (15 days)
October 15, 2014 at 12:12 pm
Next New Moon in Ketchikan New Moon  (23 days)
October 23, 2014 at 2:57 pm
Partial Solar Eclipse


Fishing barometer

Current atmospheric pressure in Ketchikan
General Fishing Conditions
BEST
GOOD
POOR
Fishing changes by Pressure Trend
Rising
Very good
bite might slow as conditions stabilize
Stable
Normal activity
Falling
Good at first. Changing to poor
Note: Rapidly fluctuating either way are indication of good fishing.

Weather

Current weather conditions in Ketchikan

Temperature

Current temperature in Ketchikan

Wind

Wind direction and speed in Ketchikan at this moment

Humidity

Current relative humidity in Ketchikan

Rising and setting of the moon

Moonrise 2:49 pm
Lunar transit 7:02 pm
Moonset 11:15 pm
Duration of the moon 8 h 26 m
Rising and setting of the moon in Ketchikan

Rising and setting of the sun

Sunrise 6:49 am
Transit 12:36 pm
Sunset 6:23 pm
Duration of the sun 11 h 34 m
Rising and setting of the sun in Ketchikan

Astronomical observation

Earth - Sun
Distance from the Earth to the Sun 2014-09-30 03:49:40

Angular diameter
0° 31' 57"

Distance
1.001149 ua


Earth - Moon
Distance from the Earth to the Moon 2014-09-30 03:49:40

Angular diameter
0° 31' 47"

Distance
0.002513 ua



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