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

Tide tables and solunar tables for sport fishers in Sitka. 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 Sitka ...

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Tide Chart: high tides and low tides in Sitka  High tides and low tides in December 19, 2014 today High tides and low tides in December 21, 2014

Today Saturday, 20th of December of 2014, the sun rose in Sitka at 8:38 am and sunset will be at 3:21 pm. The moon rose in the southeast (125º) at 7:43 am and will set in the southwest (234º) at 3:55 pm.

In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 4:51 am and the next low tide will be at 5:48 pm. The only high tide of the day was at 10:54 am.

The lunar phase is a Waning Crescent. Today we have 6 hours and 43 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 12:00 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 8 hours and 12 minutes.

High tides and low tides in Sitka
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The tidal coefficient today is 86, a high value and therefore the range of tides and currents will also be high. At noon the tidal coefficient increases to 90 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 93. The tide heights today are 3.6 ft, 11.2 ft and -1.0 ft. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Sitka which is of 12.8 ft and a minimum height of -3.3 ft.

High tides and low tides in Sitka

Solunar chart for Sitka   Solunar charts in December 19, 2014 today Solunar charts in December 21, 2014

The solunar fishing calendar in Sitka 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 with influence from 7:43 am to 8:43 am, high activity solunar activitysolunar activity minor period (moonrise). This period also coincides with sunrise; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, possibly obtaining greater activity than expected
solunar period from 11:49 am to 1:49 pm, very high activity solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity Major period (moon up)
solunar period from 3:55 pm to 4:55 pm, high activity solunar activitysolunar activity minor period (moonset)

Solunar chart for Sitka

Tide timetable for Sitka   Tide tables for Sitka in November 2014 December 2014 Tide tables for Sitka in January 2015

Tide timetable for Sitka. 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 Sitka 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 Sitka
57° 03' 06" N    135° 20' 31" W

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Local time

Timezone America/JuneauUTC -8
Alaska´s Inside Passage

Start of summer time UTC-7
March 8, 2015 at 2:00 am3:00 am
There are 78 days left until the clocks change

End of summer time UTC-8
November 1, 2015 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 Sitka
The water level is falling. There are 4 hours and 32 minutes until low tide.

4:51 amlow tide( 3.6 ft. )
10:54 amhigh tide( 11.2 ft. )
5:48 pmlow tide( -1.0 ft. )

Tidal coefficient

coefficient 0h 86
coefficient 12h 90

Solunar activity

Solunar activity Activity of the day

Major periods
from 11:49 am to 1:49 pm

minor periods
from 7:43 am to 8:43 am and from 3:55 pm to 4:55 pm.

Moon phase

Waning Crescent

Waning Crescent

Moon age: 27 days
Light: 5 %
Northern Hemisphere
Next New Moon in Sitka New Moon  (1 day)
December 21, 2014 at 5:36 pm
Next First Quarter Moon in Sitka First Quarter Moon  (8 days)
December 28, 2014 at 10:31 am
Next Full Moon in Sitka Full Moon  (15 days)
January 4, 2015 at 8:53 pm
Next Last Quarter Moon in Sitka Last Quarter Moon  (23 days)
January 13, 2015 at 1:47 am

Fishing barometer

Current atmospheric pressure in Sitka
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 Sitka


Current temperature in Sitka


Wind direction and speed in Sitka at this moment


Current relative humidity in Sitka

Rising and setting of the moon

Moonrise 7:43 am
Lunar transit 11:49 am
Moonset 3:55 pm
Duration of the moon 8 h 12 m
Rising and setting of the moon in Sitka

Rising and setting of the sun

Sunrise 8:38 am
Transit 12:00 pm
Sunset 3:21 pm
Duration of the sun 6 h 43 m
Rising and setting of the sun in Sitka

Astronomical observation

Earth - Sun
Distance from the Earth to the Sun 2014-12-20 13:15:37

Angular diameter
0° 32' 31"

0.983789 ua

Earth - Moon
Distance from the Earth to the Moon 2014-12-20 13:15:37

Angular diameter
0° 31' 10"

0.002563 ua

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