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2014 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 ...

We want you to enjoy to the max a well-planned fishing expedition! Good luck!

Tide Chart: high tides and low tides in Sitka  High tides and low tides in September 16, 2014 today High tides and low tides in September 18, 2014

Today Wednesday, 17th of September of 2014, the sun rose in Sitka at 6:39 am and sunset was at 7:12 pm. The moon rose in the northeast (55º) at 12:52 am and set in the northwest (302º) at 5:13 pm.

In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 2:23 am and the next low tide at 2:35 pm. The first high tide was at 9:10 am and the next high tide at 8:34 pm.

The lunar phase is a Waning Crescent. Today we had 12 hours and 33 minutes of sun. The solar transit was at 12:55 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 23 hours and 8 minutes.

High tides and low tides in Sitka
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The tidal coefficient today is 38, 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. At noon the tidal coefficient increases to 41 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 44. The tide heights today are 1.6 ft, 7.2 ft, 4.3 ft and 7.9 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 September 16, 2014 today Solunar charts in September 18, 2014

The solunar fishing calendar in Sitka tells us that today is a bad day for fishing, the fish activity forecast is low, however, this is just a chance so we encourage you to take your rod and try it during solunar periods. Please, read more about solunar tables. The best times of day for fishing are:

solunar period from 12:52 am to 1:52 am, low activity minor period (moonrise)
solunar period from 9:02 am to 11:02 am, average activity solunar activity Major period (moon up)
solunar period from 5:13 pm to 6:13 pm, low activity minor period (moonset)
solunar period from 9:32 pm to 11:32 pm, average activity solunar activity Major period (moon down)

Solunar chart for Sitka

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

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
Sitka
57° 03' 06" N    135° 20' 31" W

 Select your fishing day

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 45 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 Sitka
The water level is falling. There are 5 hours and 58 minutes until low tide.


2:23 amlow tide( 1.6 ft. )
9:10 amhigh tide( 7.2 ft. )
2:35 pmlow tide( 4.3 ft. )
8:34 pmhigh tide( 7.9 ft. )


Tidal coefficient

coefficient 0h 38
coefficient 12h 41


Solunar activity

Solunar activity Activity of the day
LOW

Major periods
from 9:02 am to 11:02 am and from 9:32 pm to 11:32 pm.

minor periods
from 12:52 am to 1:52 am and from 5:13 pm to 6:13 pm.



Moon phase

Waning Crescent

Waning Crescent


Moon age: 23 days
Light: 42 %
Northern Hemisphere
Next New Moon in Sitka New Moon (6 days)
September 23, 2014 at 11:14 pm
Next First Quarter Moon in Sitka First Quarter Moon  (14 days)
October 1, 2014 at 12:33 pm
Next Full Moon in Sitka Full Moon  (20 days)
October 8, 2014 at 3:51 am
Total Lunar Eclipse
Next Last Quarter Moon in Sitka Last Quarter Moon  (27 days)
October 15, 2014 at 12:12 pm


Fishing barometer

Current atmospheric pressure in Sitka
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 Sitka

Temperature

Current temperature in Sitka

Wind

Wind direction and speed in Sitka at this moment

Humidity

Current relative humidity in Sitka

Rising and setting of the moon

Moonrise 12:52 am
Lunar transit 9:02 am
Moonset 5:13 pm
Duration of the moon 23 h 8 m
Rising and setting of the moon in Sitka

Rising and setting of the sun

Sunrise 6:39 am
Transit 12:55 pm
Sunset 7:12 pm
Duration of the sun 12 h 33 m
Rising and setting of the sun in Sitka

Astronomical observation

Earth - Sun
Distance from the Earth to the Sun 2014-09-17 21:37:53

Angular diameter
0° 31' 50"

Distance
1.004820 ua


Earth - Moon
Distance from the Earth to the Moon 2014-09-17 21:37:53

Angular diameter
0° 30' 0"

Distance
0.002662 ua



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