Tide tables and solunar tables for sport fishers in Santa Barbara. 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 Santa Barbara ...
We want you to enjoy to the max a well-planned fishing expedition! Good luck!
Today Monday, 29th of December of 2014, the sun rose in Santa Barbara at 7:05 am and sunset will be at 4:58 pm. The moon set at 12:39 am at 277º west. Eventually, the moon will rise again in the east (80º) at 12:26 pm.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first high tide was at 4:01 am and the next high tide will be at 4:38 pm. The first low tide will be at 10:56 am and the next low tide at 10:01 pm.
The lunar phase is a First Quarter Moon. Today we have 9 hours and 53 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 12:01 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 12 hours and 13 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 58 (average). At noon the tidal coefficient drops to 57 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 58. The tide heights today are 4.9 ft, 1.0 ft, 3.3 ft and 1.3 ft. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Santa Barbara which is of 6.9 ft and a minimum height of -1.6 ft.
The solunar fishing calendar in Santa Barbara 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 12:39 am to 1:39 am, high activity minor period (moonset)
from 6:32 am to 8:32 am, very high activity Major period (moon down). This period of high activity coincides with sunrise; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, resulting in an excellent time for fishing
from 12:26 pm to 1:26 pm, high activity minor period (moonrise)
from 7:04 pm to 9:04 pm, very high activity Major period (moon up)
Tide timetable for Santa Barbara. 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 Santa Barbara 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).
93109 Santa Barbara
Start of summer time UTC-7
March 8, 2015 at 2:00 am ► 3:00 am
There are 69 days left until the clocks change
End of summer time UTC-8
November 1, 2015 at 2:00 am ► 1:00 am
|4:01 am||high tide||( 4.9 ft. )|
|10:56 am||low tide||( 1.0 ft. )|
|4:38 pm||high tide||( 3.3 ft. )|
|10:01 pm||low tide||( 1.3 ft. )|
|Activity of the day
from 6:32 am to 8:32 am and from 7:04 pm to 9:04 pm.
from 12:39 am to 1:39 am and from 12:26 pm to 1:26 pm.
First Quarter Moon
Moon age: 8 days
Light: 52 %
|Full Moon (7 days)
January 4, 2015 at 8:53 pm
|Last Quarter Moon (15 days)
January 13, 2015 at 1:47 am
|New Moon (22 days)
January 20, 2015 at 5:14 am
|First Quarter Moon (28 days)
January 26, 2015 at 8:48 pm
|Lunar transit||7:04 pm|
|Duration of the moon||12 h 13 m|
|Duration of the sun||9 h 53 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon