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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 ...

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Tide Chart: high tides and low tides in Sitka  High tides and low tides in August 21, 2014 today High tides and low tides in August 23, 2014

Today Friday, 22th of August of 2014, the sun will rise in Sitka at 5:45 am and sunset will be at 8:22 pm. The moon will rise in the northeast (60º) at 3:58 am and will set in the northwest (298º) at 7:46 pm.

In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide will be at 5:55 am and the next low tide at 5:56 pm. The first high tide will be at 12:23 pm and the next high tide at 11:53 pm.

The lunar phase is a Waning Crescent. Today we will have 14 hours and 37 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 1:04 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 15 hours and 48 minutes.

High tides and low tides in Sitka
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The tidal coefficient today is 65 (average). At noon the tidal coefficient increases to 70 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 73. The tide heights today are 0.3 ft, 7.9 ft, 3.0 ft and 9.2 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 August 21, 2014 today Solunar charts in August 23, 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 from 3:58 am to 4:58 am, high activity solunar activitysolunar activity minor period (moonrise)
solunar period from 11:52 am to 1:52 pm, very high activity solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity Major period (moon up)
solunar period with influence from 7:46 pm to 8:46 pm, high activity solunar activitysolunar activity minor period (moonset). This period also coincides with sunset; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, possibly obtaining greater activity than expected

Solunar chart for Sitka

Tide timetable for Sitka   Tide tables for Sitka in July 2014 August 2014 Tide tables for Sitka in September 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
57° 03' 06" N    135° 20' 31" W

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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 72 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.


High tides and low tides in Sitka
The water level is falling. There are 4 hours and 6 minutes until low tide.

5:55 amlow tide( 0.3 ft. )
12:23 pmhigh tide( 7.9 ft. )
5:56 pmlow tide( 3.0 ft. )
11:53 pmhigh tide( 9.2 ft. )

Tidal coefficient

coefficient 0h 65
coefficient 12h 70

Solunar activity

Solunar activity Activity of the day

Major periods
from 11:52 am to 1:52 pm

minor periods
from 3:58 am to 4:58 am and from 7:46 pm to 8:46 pm.

Moon phase

Waning Crescent

Waning Crescent

Moon age: 26 days
Light: 12 %
Northern Hemisphere
Next New Moon in Sitka New Moon (3 days)
August 25, 2014 at 7:13 am
Next First Quarter Moon in Sitka First Quarter Moon  (11 days)
September 2, 2014 at 4:11 am
Next Full Moon in Sitka Full Moon  (18 days)
September 8, 2014 at 6:38 pm
Next Last Quarter Moon in Sitka Last Quarter Moon  (24 days)
September 15, 2014 at 7:05 pm

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 3:58 am
Lunar transit 11:52 am
Moonset 7:46 pm
Duration of the moon 15 h 48 m
Rising and setting of the moon in Sitka

Rising and setting of the sun

Sunrise 5:45 am
Transit 1:04 pm
Sunset 8:22 pm
Duration of the sun 14 h 37 m
Rising and setting of the sun in Sitka

Astronomical observation

Earth - Sun
Distance from the Earth to the Sun 2014-08-22 01:48:51

Angular diameter
0° 31' 38"

1.011270 ua

Earth - Moon
Distance from the Earth to the Moon 2014-08-22 01:48:51

Angular diameter
0° 29' 40"

0.002692 ua

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