Tide tables and solunar tables for sport fishers in Catalina Harbor (Santa Catalina Island). 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 Catalina Harbor (Santa Catalina Island) ...
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Today Saturday, 18th of May of 2013, the sun rose in Catalina Harbor (Santa Catalina Island) at 5:49 am and sunset will be at 7:51 pm. The moon set at 1:26 am at 278º west. Then, the moon rose at 84º east at 1:17 pm.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first high tide was at 3:47 am and the next high tide will be at 5:51 pm. The only low tide of the day was at 10:50 am.
The lunar phase is a First Quarter Moon. Today we have 14 hours and 2 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 12:50 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 12 hours and 9 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 45, 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 48 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 51. The tide heights today are 3.3 ft, 1.0 ft and 3.9 ft. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Catalina Harbor (Santa Catalina Island) which is of 6.9 ft and a minimum height of -1.6 ft.
The solunar fishing calendar in Catalina Harbor (Santa Catalina Island) 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:
| from 1:26 am to 2:26 am, high activity minor period (moonset)
from 7:21 am to 9:21 am, very high activity Major period (moon down)
from 1:17 pm to 2:17 pm, high activity minor period (moonrise)
from 7:38 pm to 9:38 pm, very high activity Major period (moon up). This period of high activity coincides with sunset; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, resulting in an excellent time for fishing
Tide timetable for Catalina Harbor (Santa Catalina Island). The times are generated in local time in California 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 Catalina Harbor (Santa Catalina Island) 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).
90704 Catalina Harbor (Santa Catalina Island)
Start of summer time UTC-7
March 10, 2013 at 2:00 am ► 3:00 am
End of summer time UTC-8
November 3, 2013 at 2:00 am ► 1:00 am
There are 168 days left until the clocks change
|3:47 am||high tide||( 3.3 ft. )|
|10:50 am||low tide||( 1.0 ft. )|
|5:51 pm||high tide||( 3.9 ft. )|
|Activity of the day
from 7:21 am to 9:21 am and from 7:38 pm to 9:38 pm.
from 1:26 am to 2:26 am and from 1:17 pm to 2:17 pm.
First Quarter Moon
Moon age: 7 days
Light: 49 %
|Full Moon (6 days)
May 24, 2013 at 9:25 pm
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
|Last Quarter Moon (13 days)
May 31, 2013 at 11:58 am
|New Moon (21 days)
June 8, 2013 at 8:56 am
|First Quarter Moon (28 days)
June 16, 2013 at 10:24 am
|Lunar transit||7:38 pm|
|Duration of the moon||12 h 9 m|
|Duration of the sun||14 h 2 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon