Tide tables and solunar tables for sport fishers in Rappahannock Bend. 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 Rappahannock Bend ...
We want you to enjoy to the max a well-planned fishing expedition! Good luck!
Today Thursday, 26th of March of 2015, the sun rose in Rappahannock Bend at 7:02 am and sunset was at 7:27 pm. The moon set at 1:23 am at 293º northwest. Then, the moon rose at 67º northeast at 11:45 am.
In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 5:46 am and the next low tide at 6:34 pm. The only high tide of the day was at 11:45 am.
The lunar phase is a Waxing Crescent. Today we had 12 hours and 25 minutes of sun. The solar transit was at 1:14 pm and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 13 hours and 38 minutes.
The tidal coefficient today is 47, a low value, which means that the range (difference between high tide and low tide) will be lower than on other occasions and the currents will also be small. At noon the tidal coefficient drops to 42 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 39. The tide heights today are 0.3 ft, 2.3 ft and 0.0 ft. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for Rappahannock Bend which is of 3.0 ft and a minimum height of -0.3 ft.
The solunar fishing calendar in Rappahannock Bend 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 1:23 am to 2:23 am, high activity minor period (moonset)
from 6:34 am to 8:34 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 11:45 am to 12:45 pm, high activity minor period (moonrise)
from 6:59 pm to 8:59 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 Rappahannock Bend. The times are generated in local time in Virginia 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 Rappahannock Bend 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).
22538 Rappahannock Bend
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 219 days left until the clocks change
|5:46 am||low tide||( 0.3 ft. )|
|11:45 am||high tide||( 2.3 ft. )|
|6:34 pm||low tide||( 0.0 ft. )|
|Activity of the day
from 6:34 am to 8:34 am and from 6:59 pm to 8:59 pm.
from 1:23 am to 2:23 am and from 11:45 am to 12:45 pm.
Moon age: 6 days
Light: 37 %
|First Quarter Moon (0 days)
March 27, 2015 at 3:43 am
|Full Moon (9 days)
April 4, 2015 at 8:06 am
Total Lunar Eclipse
|Last Quarter Moon (16 days)
April 11, 2015 at 11:44 pm
|New Moon (22 days)
April 18, 2015 at 2:57 pm
|Lunar transit||6:59 pm|
|Duration of the moon||13 h 38 m|
|Duration of the sun||12 h 25 m|
Earth - Sun
Earth - Moon