Fishing and tide times for:

South Melbourne 🇦🇺

Timezone: Australia/Melbourne
Local Time: Wed, 1 Dec 04:55
Coordinates: -37.833 ,144.967
Sun and Moon
The sun will be at it's highest point at 01:09 pm. Today we have 14:34 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:
    04:43 am
    Sunrise:
    05:52 am
  • Sunset:
    08:26 pm
    Nautical Twilight ends:
    09:35 pm
  • Moonrise:
    03:43 am
  • Moonset:
    04:42 pm
  • Moon over:
    10:12 am
  • Moon under:
    10:27 pm
  • Visibility:
    15%
  • Waning Crescent Waning Crescent
Next New Moon in 3 days on 4th December
  • Distance to earth:
    370,366 km
    Proximity:
    82.9 %
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 South Melbourne
Last Quarter: Sat, 27 Nov - 11:29 pm
New Moon: Sat, 4 Dec - 06:44 pm
Full Moon: Sun, 19 Dec - 03:37 pm
Solunar Clock
Display Settings:
  • good Day
/> 12 1 2 3 4 5 AM 7 8 9 10 11 12 1 2 3 4 5 PM 7 8 9 10 11
Best fishing times:
  • minor Time:
    02:43 am - 04:43 am
  • major Time:
    09:12 am - 11:12 am
  • minor Time:
    03:42 pm - 05:42 pm
  • major Time:
    09:27 pm - 11:27 pm

All times are displayed in the Australia/Melbourne timezone and are automatically adjusted to daylight savings. The current timezone offset is +11 hours. Green and yellow areas indicate the best fishing times (major and minor). Blue areas indicate high and low tides. The center shows the current moon phase which is a Waning Crescent at 15% lumination. 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. The next best fishing time ( ) starts in 4 hours and 16 minutes. The gray time indicator displays the current local time.
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Tides for Fishing: Wed, 1 Dec
Tide Clock
H I G H T I D E L O W T I D E 5 4 3 2 1 5 4 3 2 1
The Tideclock displays the tide status and the hours until the next tide. Currently the tide is falling and the next low tide is in 26 minutes.
Tide Graph
05:22 am 11:42 am 06:11 pm AM PM 2.2 ft 0.66 ft height hour: 12 2 4 6 8 10 12 2 4 6 8 10 12
Times
Tide Time Height
low 05:22 am 0.82 ft
high 11:42 am 2.2 ft
low 06:11 pm 0.66 ft

Tide Coefficient at 11:42 am is 57

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.
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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: South Melbourne, Australia
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Date Major Bite Times Minor Bite Times Sun Moon Moonphase Tide Times
Wed, 01 Dec
09:12 am - 11:12 am
09:27 pm - 11:27 pm
02:43 am - 04:43 am
03:42 pm - 05:42 pm
R: 05:52 am
S: 08:26 pm
R: 03:43 am
S: 04:42 pm
moon image
Waning Crescent
low: 05:22 am , 0.82 ft
high: 11:42 am , 2.2 ft , Coeff: 57
low: 06:11 pm , 0.66 ft
Thu, 02 Dec
10:05 am - 12:05 pm
10:22 pm - 12:22 am
03:13 am - 05:13 am
04:57 pm - 06:57 pm
R: 05:52 am
S: 08:27 pm
R: 04:13 am
S: 05:57 pm
moon image
Waning Crescent
high: 12:43 am , 2.07 ft , Coeff: 49
low: 06:26 am , 1.05 ft
high: 12:33 pm , 2.2 ft , Coeff: 57
low: 07:16 pm , 0.52 ft
Fri, 03 Dec
11:00 am - 01:00 pm
10:39 pm - 12:39 am
03:47 am - 05:47 am
06:14 pm - 08:14 pm
R: 05:51 am
S: 08:28 pm
R: 04:47 am
S: 07:14 pm
moon image
New Moon
high: 02:13 am , 2.2 ft , Coeff: 57
low: 07:44 am , 1.25 ft
high: 01:30 pm , 2.23 ft , Coeff: 59
low: 08:25 pm , 0.39 ft
Sat, 04 Dec
12:00 pm - 02:00 pm
11:36 pm - 01:36 am
04:28 am - 06:28 am
07:32 pm - 09:32 pm
R: 05:51 am
S: 08:29 pm
R: 05:28 am
S: 08:32 pm
moon image
New Moon
high: 03:30 am , 2.4 ft , Coeff: 69
low: 09:08 am , 1.35 ft
high: 02:31 pm , 2.3 ft , Coeff: 63
low: 09:29 pm , 0.26 ft
Sun, 05 Dec
12:32 am - 02:32 am
01:02 pm - 03:02 pm
05:16 am - 07:16 am
08:48 pm - 10:48 pm
R: 05:51 am
S: 08:30 pm
R: 06:16 am
S: 09:48 pm
moon image
New Moon
high: 04:32 am , 2.59 ft , Coeff: 81
low: 10:17 am , 1.38 ft
high: 03:30 pm , 2.4 ft , Coeff: 69
low: 10:26 pm , 0.13 ft
Mon, 06 Dec
01:31 am - 03:31 am
02:05 pm - 04:05 pm
06:16 am - 08:16 am
09:55 pm - 11:55 pm
R: 05:51 am
S: 08:31 pm
R: 07:16 am
S: 10:55 pm
moon image
Waxing Crescent
high: 05:26 am , 2.72 ft , Coeff: 89
low: 11:14 am , 1.38 ft
high: 04:27 pm , 2.46 ft , Coeff: 73
low: 11:19 pm , 0.07 ft
Tue, 07 Dec
02:30 am - 04:30 am
03:07 pm - 05:07 pm
07:23 am - 09:23 am
10:52 pm - 12:52 am
R: 05:51 am
S: 08:32 pm
R: 08:23 am
S: 11:52 pm
moon image
Waxing Crescent
high: 06:15 am , 2.82 ft , Coeff: 96
low: 12:04 pm , 1.35 ft
high: 05:21 pm , 2.53 ft , Coeff: 77
*bold times indicate best fishing times around sunrise or sunset
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South Melbourne is a populated place in AU with an estimated population of 8790 and an average elevation of 9 meters above sea level, located in the Australia/Melbourne timezone. South Melbourne is also known as:

Melbourne South,South Melbourne

Best Fishing Spots in the greater South 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 8 beaches and bays in this area.

South Melbourne beach - 2km , Hobsons Bay - 4km , Sandridge Beach - 4km , Elwood Beach - 7km , Altona Bay - 13km , Half Moon Bay - 15km , Watkins Bay - 19km , Beaumaris Bay - 19km

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 - 5km

We found a total of 63 potential fishing spots nearby South 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.

Baker Island - 1km , Spencer Street Bridge - 1km , Kings Bridge - 1km , Queens Bridge - 1km , Dallachy Island - 1km , Fountain Island - 1km , Ridoutt Island - 1km , Swan Street Bridge - 1km , Sayce Island - 1km , Nymphaea Lily Lake - 1km , Long Island - 1km , William Barak Bridge - 2km , Batman Avenue Bridge - 2km , Princes Bridge - 2km , Albert Park Lake - 2km , South Melbourne beach - 2km , Seafarers Bridge - 2km , Charles Grimes Bridge - 2km , Guerard Island - 2km , Morell Bridge - 2km , Hoddle Bridge - 2km , Bolte Bridge - 3km , Church Street Bridge - 3km , Herring Island - 3km , Hobsons Bay - 4km , Sandridge Beach - 4km , Collins Bridge - 4km , Macrobertson Bridge - 4km , John Cribbes Footbridge - 5km , Johnston Street Bridge - 5km , Walmer Street Bridge - 5km , Kanes Bridge - 5km , Hawthorn Bridge - 5km , Saint Kilda Marina - 5km , Elwood Canal - 5km , Victoria Street Bridge - 5km , Coode Island - 5km , Point Ormond - 6km , Stock Bridge - 6km , Lynchs Bridge - 6km , Hopetoun Bridge - 6km , Shepherd Bridge - 6km , Westgate Bridge - 6km , Elwood Beach - 7km , Point Gellibrand - 7km , Point Cole - 8km , Glen Iris Bridge - 9km , Green Point - 10km , Cherry Swamp - 12km , Picnic Point - 13km , Altona Bay - 13km , Edwardes Lake - 14km , Half Moon Bay - 15km , Truganina Jetty - 15km , Lake Stanley - 16km , Quiet Corner - 17km , Blackburn Lake - 17km , Point Cook - 18km , Ricketts Point - 19km , Cable Rock Point - 19km , Watkins Bay - 19km , Table Rock Point - 19km , Beaumaris Bay - 19km

Harbours and Marinas Beaches Bays Wharfs Points,Reefs,etc
The following tide stations are near South Melbourne
Melbourne
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