Tide tables and solunar tables for sport fishers in Sunset Beach. 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 Sunset Beach ...
We want you to enjoy to the max a well-planned fishing expedition! Good luck!
Today Sunday, 14th of February of 2016, the sun rose in Sunset Beach at 6:59 am and sunset was at 5:57 pm. The moon rose in the east at an angle of 75º at 11:06 am.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 5:58 am and the next low tide will be at 6:19 pm. The only high tide of the day was at 12:14 pm.
The lunar phase is a Waxing Crescent. Today we had 10 hours and 58 minutes of sun. The solar transit was at 12:28 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 12 hours and 54 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 64 (average). At noon the tidal coefficient drops to 58 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 53. The tide heights today are 0.3 ft, 5.2 ft and 0.0 ft. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Sunset Beach which is of 7.2 ft and a minimum height of -1.3 ft.
The solunar fishing calendar in Sunset Beach 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 5:25 am to 7:25 am, very high activity Major period (moon down). This period of high activity coincides with sunrise; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, resulting in an excellent time for fishing
from 11:06 am to 12:06 pm, high activity minor period (moonrise)
from 5:57 pm to 7:57 pm, very high activity Major period (moon up). This period of high activity coincides with sunset; therefore the sun will exercise more influence, resulting in an excellent time for fishing
Tide timetable for Sunset Beach. 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 ] , [ average activity ] , [ high activity ] , [ very high activity ]
NOTE: The times reflected in the tide table for Sunset Beach 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).
28468 Sunset Beach
Start of summer time UTC-4
March 13, 2016 at 2:00 am ► 3:00 am
There are 27 days left until the clocks change
End of summer time UTC-5
November 6, 2016 at 2:00 am ► 1:00 am
|5:58 am||low tide||( 0.3 ft. )|
|12:14 pm||high tide||( 5.2 ft. )|
|6:19 pm||low tide||( 0.0 ft. )|
|Activity of the day
from 5:25 am to 7:25 am and from 5:57 pm to 7:57 pm.
from 11:06 am to 12:06 pm
Moon age: 6 days
Light: 36 %
|First Quarter Moon (0 days)
February 15, 2016 at 2:46 am
|Full Moon (8 days)
February 22, 2016 at 1:20 pm
|Last Quarter Moon (16 days)
March 1, 2016 at 6:11 pm
|New Moon (23 days)
March 8, 2016 at 8:54 pm
Total Solar Eclipse
|Lunar transit||5:57 pm|
|Duration of the moon||12 h 54 m|
|Duration of the sun||10 h 58 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon