Fishing and tide times for:

Melbourne, AU 🇦🇺

Timezone: Australia/Melbourne
Local Time: Thu, 23 Sep 13:11
Coordinates: -37.814,144.963

Solunar Clock
Display Settings:
  • good Day
  • major Fishing Time:
    12:24 am - 02:24 am
  • minor Fishing Time:
    06:22 am - 08:22 am
  • major Fishing Time:
    12:55 pm - 02:55 pm
  • minor Fishing Time:
    07:28 pm - 09:28 pm

All times are displayed in the Australia/Melbourne timezone and are automatically adjusted to daylight savings. The current timezone offset is +10 hours. Green areas indicate the best fishing times. Blue areas indicate high and low tides. The center shows the current moon phase which is a Waning Gibbous. According to the Solunar Theory, today is a good day for fishing, but you need to cross check this with the current weather forecast for a final decision. Currently we have a major fishing time. The next best fishing time ( ) starts in 6 hours and 16 minutes. The gray time indicator displays the current local time.
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Sun and Moon
The sun will be at it's highest point at 12:13 pm. Today we have 12:9 hours of daylight. For shallow water fishing the twilight periods are often the most productive fishing times, especially on days when a major or minor time will coincide with twilight. In low light conditions predators have better cover for their ambush and often hunt in shallow water.
  • Nautical Twilight begins:
    05:11 am
    Sunrise:
    06:08 am
  • Sunset:
    06:17 pm
    Nautical Twilight ends:
    07:14 pm
  • Moonrise:
    08:28 pm
  • Moonset:
    07:22 am
  • Waning Gibbous Waning Gibbous
Next New Moon in 16 days on 7th September
  • Distance to earth:
    399,329 km
    Proximity:
    14.9 %
We can compare the current moon distance to it's minimum and maximum distance from earth and express that as proximity. A high proximity means the moon is closer to earth. At 50% it would be at it's mean distance. A high proximity causes big tides, currents and has a direct effect on increased bite times. A proximity greater than 90% indicates a super moon.
Moon Phases for Melbourne
New Moon: Tue, 7 Sep - 10:52 am
First Quarter: Tue, 14 Sep - 06:41 am
Full Moon: Tue, 21 Sep - 09:54 am
Last Quarter: Wed, 29 Sep - 11:58 am
Next New Moon: Wed, 6 Oct - 10:05 pm
Tides for Fishing
The Tideclock displays the tide status and the hours until the next tide. Currently the tide is rising and the next high tide is in 3 hours and 34 minutes.
Tide Times Thu, 23 Sep:
Tide Time Height
high 04:24 am 2.36 ft
low 10:36 am 0.56 ft
high 04:46 pm 2.46 ft
low 11:02 pm 0.49 ft

Tide Coefficient at 04:24 is 67
Tide Coefficient at 16:46 is 73

For fishing, stronger tides are often favourable as they cause stronger currents and more motion on the sea bed. The above tidal coefficients give us an indication of how strong the tides are compared to their average. A value over 90 indicates very strong tides, known as spring tides. A low value indicates weak tides, known as neap tides. The tidal coefficient can range from 20 to 120 with a mean value of 70. A higher number usually indicates better fishing.
7 Day Fishing Weather
The weather plays an important role in fishing. Wind strenght and direction often determine where you can fish and where fish might be holding. Although high pressure is usually good for fishing, steep pressure changes often trigger feeding frenzies and are great times for fishing. Of course temperature has also a strong effect on fishing and comfort on the water. So make sure to cross check the weather forecast with the solunar fishing times to determine the best times to go fishing. The graph below shows you the 3 hourly weather progression over the next 7 days. Scroll the graph left or right to see more.
Selected Weather Station: Melbourne, Australia
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Date Major Bite Times Minor Bite Times Sun Moon Moonphase Tide Times
Thu, 23 Sep
12:24 am - 02:24 am
12:55 pm - 02:55 pm
06:22 am - 08:22 am
07:28 pm - 09:28 pm
R: 06:08 am
S: 06:17 pm
R: 08:28 pm
S: 07:22 am
moon image
Waning Gibbous
high: 04:24 am , 2.36 ft , Coeff: 67
low: 10:36 am , 0.56 ft
high: 04:46 pm , 2.46 ft , Coeff: 73
low: 11:02 pm , 0.49 ft
Fri, 24 Sep
01:08 am - 03:08 am
01:38 pm - 03:38 pm
06:47 am - 08:47 am
08:29 pm - 10:29 pm
R: 06:06 am
S: 06:18 pm
R: 09:29 pm
S: 07:47 am
moon image
Waning Gibbous
high: 05:12 am , 2.43 ft , Coeff: 71
low: 11:17 am , 0.66 ft
high: 05:21 pm , 2.49 ft , Coeff: 75
low: 11:40 pm , 0.43 ft
Sat, 25 Sep
01:50 am - 03:50 am
02:20 pm - 04:20 pm
07:13 am - 09:13 am
09:28 pm - 11:28 pm
R: 06:05 am
S: 06:19 pm
R: 10:28 pm
S: 08:13 am
moon image
Waning Gibbous
high: 05:55 am , 2.49 ft , Coeff: 75
low: 11:54 am , 0.75 ft
high: 05:52 pm , 2.53 ft , Coeff: 77
Sun, 26 Sep
02:45 am - 04:45 am
03:05 pm - 05:05 pm
07:43 am - 09:43 am
10:28 pm - 12:28 am
R: 06:03 am
S: 06:20 pm
R: 11:28 pm
S: 08:43 am
moon image
Waning Gibbous
low: 12:15 am , 0.39 ft
high: 06:35 am , 2.49 ft , Coeff: 75
low: 12:28 pm , 0.89 ft
high: 06:21 pm , 2.53 ft , Coeff: 77
Mon, 27 Sep
03:31 am - 05:31 am
03:51 pm - 05:51 pm
08:17 am - 10:17 am
11:26 pm - 01:26 am
R: 06:02 am
S: 06:21 pm
R: -
S: 09:17 am
moon image
Third Quarter Moon
low: 12:48 am , 0.36 ft
high: 07:11 am , 2.49 ft , Coeff: 75
low: 01:01 pm , 1.02 ft
high: 06:49 pm , 2.49 ft , Coeff: 75
Tue, 28 Sep
04:11 am - 06:11 am
04:40 pm - 06:40 pm
08:57 am - 10:57 am
11:26 pm - 01:26 am
R: 06:00 am
S: 06:22 pm
R: 12:26 am
S: 09:57 am
moon image
Third Quarter Moon
low: 01:19 am , 0.36 ft
high: 07:47 am , 2.46 ft , Coeff: 73
low: 01:32 pm , 1.12 ft
high: 07:16 pm , 2.46 ft , Coeff: 73
Wed, 29 Sep
05:03 am - 07:03 am
05:29 pm - 07:29 pm
12:23 am - 02:23 am
09:43 am - 11:43 am
R: 05:59 am
S: 06:22 pm
R: 01:23 am
S: 10:43 am
moon image
Third Quarter Moon
low: 01:51 am , 0.36 ft
high: 08:24 am , 2.4 ft , Coeff: 69
low: 02:05 pm , 1.18 ft
high: 07:45 pm , 2.4 ft , Coeff: 69
*bold times indicate best fishing times around sunrise or sunset
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Best Fishing Spots in the greater Melbourne area

Wharf's or Jetties are good places to wet a line and meet other fishermen. They often produce a fresh feed of fish and are also great to catch bait fish. As they are often well lit, they also provide a good opportunity for night fishing. There are 1 wharf(s) in this area.

Truganina Jetty - 15km

Beaches and Bays are ideal places for land-based fishing. If the beach is shallow and the water is clear then twilight times are usually the best times, especially when they coincide with a major or minor fishing time. Often the points on either side of a beach are the best spots. Or if the beach is large then look for irregularities in the breaking waves, indicating sandbanks and holes. We found 6 beaches and bays in this area.

South Melbourne beach - 4km , Hobsons Bay - 5km , Sandridge Beach - 5km , Elwood Beach - 9km , Altona Bay - 14km , Half Moon Bay - 17km

Harbours and Marinas can often times be productive fishing spots for land based fishing as their sheltered environment attracts a wide variety of bait fish. Similar to river mouths, harbour entrances are also great places to fish as lots of fish will move in and out with the rising and falling tides. There are 1 main harbours in this area.

Saint Kilda Marina - 7km

We found a total of 58 potential fishing spots nearby Melbourne. Below you can find them organized on a map. Points, Headlands, Reefs, Islands, Channels, etc can all be productive fishing spots. As these are user submitted spots, there might be some errors in the exact location. You also need to cross check local fishing regulations. Some of the spots might be in or around marine reserves or other locations that cannot be fished. If you click on a location marker it will bring up some details and a quick link to google search, satellite maps and fishing times. Tip: Click/Tap on a new area to load more fishing spots.

William Barak Bridge - 1km , Batman Avenue Bridge - 1km , Princes Bridge - 1km , Queens Bridge - 1km , Kings Bridge - 1km , Seafarers Bridge - 1km , Spencer Street Bridge - 1km , Charles Grimes Bridge - 2km , Long Island - 2km , Baker Island - 2km , Sayce Island - 2km , Ridoutt Island - 2km , Fountain Island - 2km , Dallachy Island - 2km , Guerard Island - 2km , Morell Bridge - 2km , Swan Street Bridge - 2km , Nymphaea Lily Lake - 3km , Bolte Bridge - 3km , Hoddle Bridge - 3km , Collins Bridge - 3km , Kanes Bridge - 4km , Church Street Bridge - 4km , Johnston Street Bridge - 4km , Herring Island - 4km , Walmer Street Bridge - 4km , Albert Park Lake - 4km , South Melbourne beach - 4km , Stock Bridge - 4km , Hopetoun Bridge - 4km , Victoria Street Bridge - 5km , Hawthorn Bridge - 5km , Macrobertson Bridge - 5km , Hobsons Bay - 5km , Sandridge Beach - 5km , Lynchs Bridge - 5km , Shepherd Bridge - 5km , Coode Island - 5km , Westgate Bridge - 6km , John Cribbes Footbridge - 7km , Saint Kilda Marina - 7km , Point Gellibrand - 8km , Elwood Canal - 8km , Point Ormond - 8km , Elwood Beach - 9km , Point Cole - 10km , Glen Iris Bridge - 10km , Edwardes Lake - 12km , Green Point - 13km , Cherry Swamp - 13km , Altona Bay - 14km , Lake Stanley - 15km , Picnic Point - 15km , Truganina Jetty - 15km , Half Moon Bay - 17km , Blackburn Lake - 17km , Quiet Corner - 19km , Point Cook - 20km

Harbours and Marinas Beaches Bays Wharfs Points,Reefs,etc
The following tide stations are near Melbourne
Melbourne
Comments
5 months ago by Mark Totzke
Hi, the chart is on the main page. Just click on the Fishing Times menu item up top.
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