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2016 tide table and solunar charts for Castine for planning your fishing expedition

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

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

Tide Chart: high tides and low tides in Castine  High tides and low tides in February 11, 2016 today High tides and low tides in February 13, 2016

Today Friday, 12th of February of 2016, the sun rose in Castine at 6:39 am and sunset was at 5:01 pm. The moon rose in the east (84º) at 8:56 am and set in the west (280º) at 10:08 pm.

In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first high tide was at 1:16 am and the next high tide at 1:40 pm. The first low tide was at 7:25 am and the next low tide at 7:51 pm.

The lunar phase is a Waxing Crescent. Today we had 10 hours and 22 minutes of sun. The solar transit was at 11:50 am and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 13 hours and 12 minutes.

High tides and low tides in Castine
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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 84 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 78. The tide heights today are 11.8 ft, -1.0 ft, 11.8 ft and -1.0 ft. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Castine which is of 13.1 ft and a minimum height of -2.3 ft.

High tides and low tides in Castine

Solunar chart for Castine   Solunar charts in February 11, 2016 today Solunar charts in February 13, 2016

The solunar fishing calendar in Castine 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 2:56 am to 4:56 am, average activity solunar activity Major period (moon down)
solunar period from 8:56 am to 9:56 am, low activity minor period (moonrise)
solunar period with influence from 3:32 pm to 5:32 pm, average activity solunar activity Major period (moon up). This period also coincides with sunset; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, possibly obtaining greater activity than expected
solunar period from 10:08 pm to 11:08 pm, low activity minor period (moonset)

Solunar chart for Castine

Tide timetable for Castine   Tide tables for Castine in January 2016 February 2016 Tide tables for Castine in March 2016

Tide timetable for Castine. The times are generated in local time in Maine 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 Castine 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 Castine
44° 23' 12" N    68° 47' 48" W

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Local time

Timezone America/New_YorkUTC -5

Start of summer time UTC-4
March 13, 2016 at 2:00 am3:00 am
There are 29 days left until the clocks change

End of summer time UTC-5
November 6, 2016 at 2:00 am1:00 am

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


High tides and low tides in Castine
The water level is rising. There are 2 hours and 35 minutes until high tide.

1:16 amhigh tide( 11.8 ft. )
7:25 amlow tide( -1.0 ft. )
1:40 pmhigh tide( 11.8 ft. )
7:51 pmlow tide( -1.0 ft. )

Tidal coefficient

coefficient 0h 91
coefficient 12h 84

Solunar activity

Solunar activity Activity of the day

Major periods
from 2:56 am to 4:56 am and from 3:32 pm to 5:32 pm.

minor periods
from 8:56 am to 9:56 am and from 10:08 pm to 11:08 pm.

Moon phase

Waxing Crescent

Waxing Crescent

Moon age: 4 days
Light: 16 %
Northern Hemisphere
Next First Quarter Moon in Castine First Quarter Moon (2 days)
February 15, 2016 at 2:46 am
Next Full Moon in Castine Full Moon  (10 days)
February 22, 2016 at 1:20 pm
Next Last Quarter Moon in Castine Last Quarter Moon  (18 days)
March 1, 2016 at 6:11 pm
Next New Moon in Castine New Moon  (24 days)
March 8, 2016 at 8:54 pm
Total Solar Eclipse

Fishing barometer

Current atmospheric pressure in Castine
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 Castine


Current temperature in Castine


Wind direction and speed in Castine at this moment


Current relative humidity in Castine

Rising and setting of the moon

Moonrise 8:56 am
Lunar transit 3:32 pm
Moonset 10:08 pm
Duration of the moon 13 h 12 m
Rising and setting of the moon in Castine

Rising and setting of the sun

Sunrise 6:39 am
Transit 11:50 am
Sunset 5:01 pm
Duration of the sun 10 h 22 m
Rising and setting of the sun in Castine

Astronomical observation

Earth - Sun
Distance from the Earth to the Sun 2016-02-12 23:32:24

Angular diameter
0° 32' 25"

0.986993 ua

Earth - Moon
Distance from the Earth to the Moon 2016-02-12 23:32:24

Angular diameter
0° 32' 52"

0.002431 ua

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