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

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

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

Tide Chart: high tides and low tides in Charleston  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 Charleston at 7:05 am and sunset was at 6:03 pm. The moon rose in the east (84º) at 9:47 am and set in the west (278º) at 10:45 pm.

In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 4:33 am and the next low tide at 4:59 pm. The first high tide was at 10:45 am and the next high tide at 11:07 pm.

The lunar phase is a Waxing Crescent. Today we had 10 hours and 58 minutes of sun. The solar transit was at 12:34 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 12 hours and 58 minutes.

High tides and low tides in Charleston
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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 -0.7 ft, 5.6 ft, -1.0 ft and 5.6 ft. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Charleston which is of 7.2 ft and a minimum height of -1.6 ft.

High tides and low tides in Charleston

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

The solunar fishing calendar in Charleston 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 3:43 am to 5:43 am, average activity solunar activity Major period (moon down)
solunar period from 9:47 am to 10:47 am, low activity minor period (moonrise)
solunar period with influence from 4:16 pm to 6:16 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 10:45 pm to 11:45 pm, low activity minor period (moonset)

Solunar chart for Charleston

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

Tide timetable for Charleston. The times are generated in local time in South 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 Charleston 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 Charleston
32° 46' 54" N    79° 55' 30" W

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Local time

Timezone America/New_YorkUTC -5
South Carolina

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


High tides and low tides in Charleston
The water level is falling. There are 5 hours and 55 minutes until low tide.

4:33 amlow tide( -0.7 ft. )
10:45 amhigh tide( 5.6 ft. )
4:59 pmlow tide( -1.0 ft. )
11:07 pmhigh tide( 5.6 ft. )

Tidal coefficient

coefficient 0h 91
coefficient 12h 84

Solunar activity

Solunar activity Activity of the day

Major periods
from 3:43 am to 5:43 am and from 4:16 pm to 6:16 pm.

minor periods
from 9:47 am to 10:47 am and from 10:45 pm to 11:45 pm.

Moon phase

Waxing Crescent

Waxing Crescent

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

Fishing barometer

Current atmospheric pressure in Charleston
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 Charleston


Current temperature in Charleston


Wind direction and speed in Charleston at this moment


Current relative humidity in Charleston

Rising and setting of the moon

Moonrise 9:47 am
Lunar transit 4:16 pm
Moonset 10:45 pm
Duration of the moon 12 h 58 m
Rising and setting of the moon in Charleston

Rising and setting of the sun

Sunrise 7:05 am
Transit 12:34 pm
Sunset 6:03 pm
Duration of the sun 10 h 58 m
Rising and setting of the sun in Charleston

Astronomical observation

Earth - Sun
Distance from the Earth to the Sun 2016-02-12 23:33:29

Angular diameter
0° 32' 25"

0.986993 ua

Earth - Moon
Distance from the Earth to the Moon 2016-02-12 23:33:29

Angular diameter
0° 32' 52"

0.002431 ua

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