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2014 tide table and solunar charts for Portland for planning your fishing expedition

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

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Tide Chart: high tides and low tides in Portland  High tides and low tides in October 22, 2014 today High tides and low tides in October 24, 2014

Today Thursday, 23th of October of 2014, the sun will rise in Portland at 7:06 am and sunset will be at 5:44 pm. The moon will rise in the southeast (103º) at 6:41 am and will set in the southwest (255º) at 5:45 pm.

In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide will be at 5:07 am and the next low tide at 5:32 pm. The first high tide will be at 11:18 am and the next high tide at 11:44 pm.

The lunar phase is a Waning Crescent. Today we will have 10 hours and 38 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 12:25 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 11 hours and 4 minutes.

High tides and low tides in Portland
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The tidal coefficient today is 90. With such a hight coefficient we will have big tides and the currents will also be very evident. At noon the tidal coefficient increases to 91 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 92. The tide heights today are 0.7 ft, 9.8 ft, 0.0 ft and 9.5 ft. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Portland which is of 11.8 ft and a minimum height of -2.0 ft.

High tides and low tides in Portland

Solunar chart for Portland   Solunar charts in October 22, 2014 today Solunar charts in October 24, 2014

The solunar fishing calendar in Portland tells us that today is an excellent day for fishing, the fish activity forecast is very high. Please, read more about solunar tables. The best times of day for fishing are:

solunar period with influence from 6:41 am to 7:41 am, very high activity solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity minor period (moonrise). This period of high activity coincides with sunrise; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, resulting in an excellent time for fishing
solunar period from 12:13 pm to 2:13 pm, very high activity solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity Major period (moon up)
solunar period from 5:45 pm to 6:45 pm, very high activity solunar activitysolunar activitysolunar activity minor period (moonset)

Solunar chart for Portland

Tide timetable for Portland   Tide tables for Portland in September 2014 October 2014 Tide tables for Portland in November 2014

Tide timetable for Portland. 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 Portland 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 Portland
43° 39' 24" N    70° 14' 48" W

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Local time

Timezone America/New_YorkUTC -4
Summer Time

Start of summer time UTC-4
March 9, 2014 at 2:00 am3:00 am

End of summer time UTC-5
November 2, 2014 at 2:00 am1:00 am
There are 10 days left until the clocks change

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 Portland
The water level is falling. There are 4 hours and 37 minutes until low tide.

5:07 amlow tide( 0.7 ft. )
11:18 amhigh tide( 9.8 ft. )
5:32 pmlow tide( 0.0 ft. )
11:44 pmhigh tide( 9.5 ft. )

Tidal coefficient

coefficient 0h 90
coefficient 12h 91

Solunar activity

Solunar activity Activity of the day

Major periods
from 12:13 pm to 2:13 pm

minor periods
from 6:41 am to 7:41 am and from 5:45 pm to 6:45 pm.

Moon phase

Waning Crescent

Waning Crescent

Moon age: 29 days
Light: 1 %
Northern Hemisphere
Next New Moon in Portland New Moon  (1 day)
October 23, 2014 at 5:57 pm
Partial Solar Eclipse
Next First Quarter Moon in Portland First Quarter Moon  (8 days)
October 30, 2014 at 10:48 pm
Next Full Moon in Portland Full Moon  (15 days)
November 6, 2014 at 6:23 pm
Next Last Quarter Moon in Portland Last Quarter Moon  (22 days)
November 14, 2014 at 11:16 am

Fishing barometer

Current atmospheric pressure in Portland
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 Portland


Current temperature in Portland


Wind direction and speed in Portland at this moment


Current relative humidity in Portland

Rising and setting of the moon

Moonrise 6:41 am
Lunar transit 12:13 pm
Moonset 5:45 pm
Duration of the moon 11 h 4 m
Rising and setting of the moon in Portland

Rising and setting of the sun

Sunrise 7:06 am
Transit 12:25 pm
Sunset 5:44 pm
Duration of the sun 10 h 38 m
Rising and setting of the sun in Portland

Astronomical observation

Earth - Sun
Distance from the Earth to the Sun 2014-10-23 00:29:57

Angular diameter
0° 32' 10"

0.994632 ua

Earth - Moon
Distance from the Earth to the Moon 2014-10-23 00:29:57

Angular diameter
0° 30' 9"

0.002649 ua

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