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 Wednesday, 28th of January of 2015, the sun rose in Ketchikan at 7:44 am and sunset will be at 4:16 pm. The moon set at 3:20 am at 298º northwest. Then, the moon rose at 61º northeast at 12:26 pm.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 12:23 am and the next low tide will be at 1:45 pm. The first high tide was at 7:00 am and the next high tide will be at 8:02 pm.
The lunar phase is a Waxing Gibbous. Today we have 8 hours and 32 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 12:00 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 14 hours and 54 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 48, 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 50. The tide heights today are 3.9 ft, 15.1 ft, 2.3 ft and 11.8 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 8, 2015 at 2:00 am ► 3:00 am
There are 39 days left until the clocks change
End of summer time UTC-8
November 1, 2015 at 2:00 am ► 1:00 am
|12:23 am||low tide||( 3.9 ft. )|
|7:00 am||high tide||( 15.1 ft. )|
|1:45 pm||low tide||( 2.3 ft. )|
|8:02 pm||high tide||( 11.8 ft. )|
|Activity of the day
from 7:53 am to 9:53 am and from 8:25 pm to 10:25 pm.
from 3:20 am to 4:20 am and from 12:26 pm to 1:26 pm.
Moon age: 8 days
Light: 59 %
|Full Moon (6 days)
February 3, 2015 at 3:09 pm
|Last Quarter Moon (14 days)
February 11, 2015 at 7:50 pm
|New Moon (21 days)
February 18, 2015 at 3:47 pm
|First Quarter Moon (27 days)
February 25, 2015 at 9:14 am
|Lunar transit||8:25 pm|
|Duration of the moon||14 h 54 m|
|Duration of the sun||8 h 32 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon