Tide tables and solunar tables for sport fishers in Santa Cruz (Monterey Bay). 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 Cruz (Monterey Bay) ...
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Today Tuesday, 5th of May of 2015, the sun rose in Santa Cruz (Monterey Bay) at 6:09 am and sunset will be at 8:00 pm. Today we begin the day with the moon already visible in the sky, so first we will see the moonset, which will take place at 7:25 am at 249º southwest. Eventually, the moon will rise again in the southeast (112º) at 9:41 pm.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 6:10 am and the next low tide will be at 5:29 pm. The first high tide will be at 12:48 pm and the next high tide at 11:41 pm.
The lunar phase is a Waning Gibbous. Today we have 13 hours and 51 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 1:04 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 9 hours and 44 minutes.
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 drops to 84 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 82. The tide heights today are -0.3 ft, 3.6 ft, 2.0 ft and 5.2 ft. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Santa Cruz (Monterey Bay) which is of 6.6 ft and a minimum height of -1.6 ft.
The solunar fishing calendar in Santa Cruz (Monterey Bay) 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:
Tide timetable for Santa Cruz (Monterey Bay). 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 Cruz (Monterey Bay) 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).
95060 Santa Cruz (Monterey Bay)
Start of summer time UTC-7
March 8, 2015 at 2:00 am ► 3:00 am
End of summer time UTC-8
November 1, 2015 at 2:00 am ► 1:00 am
There are 180 days left until the clocks change
|6:10 am||low tide||( -0.3 ft. )|
|12:48 pm||high tide||( 3.6 ft. )|
|5:29 pm||low tide||( 2.0 ft. )|
|11:41 pm||high tide||( 5.2 ft. )|
|Activity of the day
from 2:04 am to 4:04 am and from 2:33 pm to 4:33 pm.
from 7:25 am to 8:25 am and from 9:41 pm to 10:41 pm.
Moon age: 16 days
Light: 99 %
|Last Quarter Moon (6 days)
May 11, 2015 at 3:36 am
|New Moon (13 days)
May 17, 2015 at 9:13 pm
|First Quarter Moon (20 days)
May 25, 2015 at 10:19 am
|Full Moon (28 days)
June 2, 2015 at 9:19 am
|Lunar transit||2:04 am|
|Duration of the moon||9 h 44 m|
|Duration of the sun||13 h 51 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon