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2015 tide table and solunar charts for Sanibel for planning your fishing expedition

Tide tables and solunar tables for sport fishers in Sanibel. 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 Sanibel ...

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

Tide Chart: high tides and low tides in Sanibel  High tides and low tides in September 1, 2015 today High tides and low tides in September 3, 2015

Today Wednesday, 2nd of September of 2015, the sun rose in Sanibel at 7:08 am and sunset will be at 7:46 pm. The moon set at 11:09 am at 281º west. Eventually, the moon will rise again in the east (77º) at 10:53 pm.

In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first high tide was at 2:55 am and the next high tide will be at 4:04 pm. The first low tide was at 10:17 am and the next low tide will be at 10:14 pm.

The lunar phase is a Waning Gibbous. Today we have 12 hours and 38 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 1:27 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 12 hours and 16 minutes.

High tides and low tides in Sanibel
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The tidal coefficient today is 91. With such a hight coefficient we will have big tides and the currents will also be very evident. At noon the tidal coefficient drops to 83 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 75. The tide heights today are 3.0 ft, 0.7 ft, 2.6 ft and 1.3 ft. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Sanibel which is of 3.6 ft and a minimum height of -1.3 ft.

High tides and low tides in Sanibel

Solunar chart for Sanibel   Solunar charts in September 1, 2015 today Solunar charts in September 3, 2015

The solunar fishing calendar in Sanibel 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 4:38 am to 6:38 am, average activity solunar activity Major period (moon up)
solunar period from 11:09 am to 12:09 pm, low activity minor period (moonset)
solunar period from 5:01 pm to 7:01 pm, average activity solunar activity Major period (moon down)
solunar period from 10:53 pm to 11:53 pm, low activity minor period (moonrise)

Solunar chart for Sanibel

Tide timetable for Sanibel   Tide tables for Sanibel in August 2015 September 2015 Tide tables for Sanibel in October 2015

Tide timetable for Sanibel. The times are generated in local time in Florida (Gulf Coast) 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 Sanibel 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 Sanibel
26° 26' 60" N    82° 01' 00" W

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Local time

Timezone America/New_YorkUTC -4
Summer Time

Start of summer time UTC-4
March 8, 2015 at 2:00 am3:00 am

End of summer time UTC-5
November 1, 2015 at 2:00 am1:00 am
There are 60 days left until the clocks change

Local time and daylight savings time in Florida (Gulf Coast)  Local Time (LST / LDT)
All the times are generated in local time in Florida (Gulf Coast). The daylight saving time change has also been borne in mind for your convenience.


High tides and low tides in Sanibel
The water level is rising. There are 3 hours and 8 minutes until high tide.

2:55 amhigh tide( 3.0 ft. )
10:17 amlow tide( 0.7 ft. )
4:04 pmhigh tide( 2.6 ft. )
10:14 pmlow tide( 1.3 ft. )

Tidal coefficient

coefficient 0h 91
coefficient 12h 83

Solunar activity

Solunar activity Activity of the day

Major periods
from 4:38 am to 6:38 am and from 5:01 pm to 7:01 pm.

minor periods
from 11:09 am to 12:09 pm and from 10:53 pm to 11:53 pm.

Moon phase

Waning Gibbous

Waning Gibbous

Moon age: 18 days
Light: 86 %
Northern Hemisphere
Next Last Quarter Moon in Sanibel Last Quarter Moon (3 days)
September 5, 2015 at 5:54 am
Next New Moon in Sanibel New Moon  (11 days)
September 13, 2015 at 2:41 am
Partial Solar Eclipse
Next First Quarter Moon in Sanibel First Quarter Moon  (19 days)
September 21, 2015 at 4:59 am
Next Full Moon in Sanibel Full Moon  (25 days)
September 27, 2015 at 10:50 pm
Total Lunar Eclipse

Fishing barometer

Current atmospheric pressure in Sanibel
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 Sanibel


Current temperature in Sanibel


Wind direction and speed in Sanibel at this moment


Current relative humidity in Sanibel

Rising and setting of the moon

Moonrise 10:53 pm
Lunar transit 4:38 am
Moonset 11:09 am
Duration of the moon 12 h 16 m
Rising and setting of the moon in Sanibel

Rising and setting of the sun

Sunrise 7:08 am
Transit 1:27 pm
Sunset 7:46 pm
Duration of the sun 12 h 38 m
Rising and setting of the sun in Sanibel

Astronomical observation

Earth - Sun
Distance from the Earth to the Sun 2015-09-02 12:55:55

Angular diameter
0° 31' 43"

1.008805 ua

Earth - Moon
Distance from the Earth to the Moon 2015-09-02 12:55:55

Angular diameter
0° 32' 45"

0.002439 ua

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