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

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

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

Tide Chart: high tides and low tides in Southport  High tides and low tides in August 29, 2014 today High tides and low tides in August 31, 2014

Today Saturday, 30th of August of 2014, the sun rose in Southport at 6:45 am and sunset will be at 7:40 pm. The moon will rise in the southeast (104º) at 11:15 am and will set in the southwest (254º) at 10:29 pm.

In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 5:27 am and the next low tide will be at 5:59 pm. The first high tide will be at 11:42 am and the next high tide at 11:54 pm.

The lunar phase is a Waxing Crescent. Today we have 12 hours and 55 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 1:12 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 11 hours and 14 minutes.

High tides and low tides in Southport
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The tidal coefficient today is 70, a high value and therefore the range of tides and currents will also be high. At noon the tidal coefficient drops to 65 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 61. The tide heights today are 0.3 ft, 4.3 ft, 0.7 ft and 3.9 ft. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Southport which is of 5.9 ft and a minimum height of -0.7 ft.

High tides and low tides in Southport

Solunar chart for Southport   Solunar charts in August 29, 2014 today Solunar charts in August 31, 2014

The solunar fishing calendar in Southport 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 4:33 am to 6:33 am, average activity solunar activity Major period (moon down)
solunar period from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm, low activity minor period (moonrise)
solunar period from 4:52 pm to 6:52 pm, average activity solunar activity Major period (moon up)
solunar period from 10:29 pm to 11:29 pm, low activity minor period (moonset)

Solunar chart for Southport

Tide timetable for Southport   Tide tables for Southport in July 2014 August 2014 Tide tables for Southport in September 2014

Tide timetable for Southport. The times are generated in local time in North Carolina 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 Southport 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 Southport
33° 54' 54" N    78° 01' 06" W

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Local time

Timezone America/New_YorkUTC -4
North Carolina
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 64 days left until the clocks change

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


High tides and low tides in Southport
The water level is rising. There are 3 hours and 31 minutes until high tide.

5:27 amlow tide( 0.3 ft. )
11:42 amhigh tide( 4.3 ft. )
5:59 pmlow tide( 0.7 ft. )
11:54 pmhigh tide( 3.9 ft. )

Tidal coefficient

coefficient 0h 70
coefficient 12h 65

Solunar activity

Solunar activity Activity of the day

Major periods
from 4:33 am to 6:33 am and from 4:52 pm to 6:52 pm.

minor periods
from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm and from 10:29 pm to 11:29 pm.

Moon phase

Waxing Crescent

Waxing Crescent

Moon age: 4 days
Light: 17 %
Northern Hemisphere
Next First Quarter Moon in Southport First Quarter Moon (3 days)
September 2, 2014 at 7:11 am
Next Full Moon in Southport Full Moon  (10 days)
September 8, 2014 at 9:38 pm
Next Last Quarter Moon in Southport Last Quarter Moon  (17 days)
September 15, 2014 at 10:05 pm
Next New Moon in Southport New Moon  (24 days)
September 24, 2014 at 2:14 am

Fishing barometer

Current atmospheric pressure in Southport
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 Southport


Current temperature in Southport


Wind direction and speed in Southport at this moment


Current relative humidity in Southport

Rising and setting of the moon

Moonrise 11:15 am
Lunar transit 4:52 pm
Moonset 10:29 pm
Duration of the moon 11 h 14 m
Rising and setting of the moon in Southport

Rising and setting of the sun

Sunrise 6:45 am
Transit 1:12 pm
Sunset 7:40 pm
Duration of the sun 12 h 55 m
Rising and setting of the sun in Southport

Astronomical observation

Earth - Sun
Distance from the Earth to the Sun 2014-08-30 08:10:05

Angular diameter
0° 31' 41"

1.009469 ua

Earth - Moon
Distance from the Earth to the Moon 2014-08-30 08:10:05

Angular diameter
0° 30' 28"

0.002622 ua

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