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 ...
We want you to enjoy to the max a well-planned fishing expedition! Good luck!
Today Saturday, 10th of October of 2015, the sun rose in Portland at 6:50 am and sunset will be at 6:06 pm. The moon rose in the east (85º) at 4:28 am and will set in the west (272º) at 5:09 pm.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 4:07 am and the next low tide will be at 4:26 pm. The first high tide was at 10:19 am and the next high tide will be at 10:38 pm.
The lunar phase is a Waning Crescent. Today we have 11 hours and 16 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 12:28 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 12 hours and 41 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 77, a high value and therefore the range of tides and currents will also be high. At noon the tidal coefficient increases to 80 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 83. The tide heights today are 0.7 ft, 9.2 ft, 0.7 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.
The solunar fishing calendar in Portland 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 4:28 am to 5:28 am, high activity minor period (moonrise)
from 10:48 am to 12:48 pm, very high activity Major period (moon up)
from 5:09 pm to 6:09 pm, high activity minor period (moonset). This period also coincides with sunset; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, possibly obtaining greater activity than expected
from 11:17 pm to 1:17 am, very high activity Major period (moon down)
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 ] , [ average activity ] , [ high 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).
Start of summer time UTC-4
March 8, 2015 at 2:00 am ► 3:00 am
End of summer time UTC-5
November 1, 2015 at 2:00 am ► 1:00 am
There are 22 days left until the clocks change
|4:07 am||low tide||( 0.7 ft. )|
|10:19 am||high tide||( 9.2 ft. )|
|4:26 pm||low tide||( 0.7 ft. )|
|10:38 pm||high tide||( 9.5 ft. )|
|Activity of the day
from 10:48 am to 12:48 pm and from 11:17 pm to 1:17 am.
from 4:28 am to 5:28 am and from 5:09 pm to 6:09 pm.
Moon age: 27 days
Light: 8 %
|New Moon (2 days)
October 12, 2015 at 8:06 pm
|First Quarter Moon (10 days)
October 20, 2015 at 4:31 pm
|Full Moon (17 days)
October 27, 2015 at 8:05 am
|Last Quarter Moon (23 days)
November 3, 2015 at 8:24 am
|Lunar transit||10:48 am|
|Duration of the moon||12 h 41 m|
|Duration of the sun||11 h 16 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon