Fishing and tide times for:

Costa Mesa 🇺🇸

Timezone: America/Los_Angeles
Local Time: Fri, 21 Jan 22:34
Coordinates: 33.641 ,-117.919
Sun and Moon
The sun will be at it's highest point at 12:03 pm. Today we have 10:18 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:
    05:57 am
    Sunrise:
    06:54 am
  • Sunset:
    05:12 pm
    Nautical Twilight ends:
    06:09 pm
  • Moonrise:
    08:58 pm
  • Moonset:
    09:26 am
  • Moon over:
    02:41 am
  • Moon under:
    03:12 pm
  • Visibility:
    86%
  • Waning Gibbous Waning Gibbous
Next New Moon in 9 days on 31st January
  • Distance to earth:
    385,370 km
    Proximity:
    47.7 %
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 Costa Mesa
Full Moon: Mon, 17 Jan - 03:51 pm
Last Quarter: Tue, 25 Jan - 05:42 am
New Moon: Mon, 31 Jan - 09:49 pm
Full Moon: Wed, 16 Feb - 08:59 am
Solunar Clock
Display Settings:
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Best fishing times:
  • major Time:
    01:41 am - 03:41 am
  • minor Time:
    08:26 am - 10:26 am
  • major Time:
    02:12 pm - 04:12 pm
  • minor Time:
    07:58 pm - 09:58 pm

All times are displayed in the America/Los_Angeles timezone and are automatically adjusted to daylight savings. The current timezone offset is -8 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 Gibbous at 86% lumination. According to the Solunar Theory, today is a average day for fishing, but you need to cross check this with the current weather forecast for a final decision. The next best fishing time will be tomorrow. The gray time indicator displays the current local time.
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Tides for Fishing: Fri, 21 Jan
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 rising and the next high tide is in 2 hours and 43 minutes.
Tide Graph
12:44 am 05:44 am 11:31 am 06:49 pm AM PM 4.36 ft -0.1 ft height hour: 12 2 4 6 8 10 12 2 4 6 8 10 12
Times
Tide Time Height
high 12:44 am 3.18 ft
low 05:44 am 1.31 ft
high 11:31 am 4.36 ft
low 06:49 pm -0.1 ft

Tide Coefficient at 12:44 am is 41
Tide Coefficient at 11:31 am is 86

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: Costa Mesa, United States of America
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Date Major Bite Times Minor Bite Times Sun Moon Moonphase Tide Times
Fri, 21 Jan
01:41 am - 03:41 am
02:12 pm - 04:12 pm
08:26 am - 10:26 am
07:58 pm - 09:58 pm
R: 06:54 am
S: 05:12 pm
R: 08:58 pm
S: 09:26 am
moon image
Waning Gibbous
high: 12:44 am , 3.18 ft , Coeff: 41
low: 05:44 am , 1.31 ft
high: 11:31 am , 4.36 ft , Coeff: 86
low: 06:49 pm , -0.1 ft
Sat, 22 Jan
02:26 am - 04:26 am
02:57 pm - 04:57 pm
08:55 am - 10:55 am
08:59 pm - 10:59 pm
R: 06:53 am
S: 05:13 pm
R: 09:59 pm
S: 09:55 am
moon image
Waning Gibbous
high: 01:18 am , 3.28 ft , Coeff: 45
low: 06:37 am , 1.31 ft
high: 12:13 pm , 3.9 ft , Coeff: 69
low: 07:21 pm , 0.13 ft
Sun, 23 Jan
03:22 am - 05:22 am
03:42 pm - 05:42 pm
09:23 am - 11:23 am
10:01 pm - 12:01 am
R: 06:53 am
S: 05:14 pm
R: 11:01 pm
S: 10:23 am
moon image
Third Quarter Moon
high: 01:56 am , 3.44 ft , Coeff: 51
low: 07:46 am , 1.28 ft
high: 01:05 pm , 3.35 ft , Coeff: 47
low: 07:55 pm , 0.43 ft
Mon, 24 Jan
04:08 am - 06:08 am
04:28 pm - 06:28 pm
09:52 am - 11:52 am
11:05 pm - 01:05 am
R: 06:53 am
S: 05:15 pm
R: -
S: 10:52 am
moon image
Third Quarter Moon
high: 02:39 am , 3.67 ft , Coeff: 60
low: 09:15 am , 1.15 ft
high: 02:21 pm , 2.72 ft , Coeff: 24
low: 08:34 pm , 0.75 ft
Tue, 25 Jan
04:44 am - 06:44 am
05:18 pm - 07:18 pm
10:24 am - 12:24 pm
11:05 pm - 01:05 am
R: 06:52 am
S: 05:16 pm
R: 12:05 am
S: 11:24 am
moon image
Third Quarter Moon
high: 03:30 am , 3.94 ft , Coeff: 70
low: 10:55 am , 0.82 ft
high: 04:18 pm , 2.33 ft , Coeff: 9
low: 09:26 pm , 1.05 ft
Wed, 26 Jan
05:36 am - 07:36 am
06:11 pm - 08:11 pm
12:12 am - 02:12 am
11:00 am - 01:00 pm
R: 06:51 am
S: 05:17 pm
R: 01:12 am
S: 12:00 pm
moon image
Third Quarter Moon
high: 04:27 am , 4.23 ft , Coeff: 81
low: 12:19 pm , 0.36 ft
high: 06:24 pm , 2.33 ft , Coeff: 9
low: 10:37 pm , 1.31 ft
Thu, 27 Jan
06:32 am - 08:32 am
07:08 pm - 09:08 pm
01:22 am - 03:22 am
11:42 am - 01:42 pm
R: 06:51 am
S: 05:18 pm
R: 02:22 am
S: 12:42 pm
moon image
Waning Crescent
high: 05:27 am , 4.59 ft , Coeff: 95
low: 01:22 pm , -0.13 ft
high: 07:48 pm , 2.59 ft , Coeff: 19
low: 11:56 pm , 1.41 ft
*bold times indicate best fishing times around sunrise or sunset
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Best Fishing Spots in the greater Costa Mesa 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 2 wharf(s) in this area.

East Jetty - 7km , West Jetty - 7km

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 21 beaches and bays in this area.

Lower Newport Bay - 3km , North Star Beach - 3km , Upper Newport Bay - 3km , Bay Island - 4km , Newport Bay - 4km , Promontory Bay - 4km , Beacon Bay - 5km , Huntington Beach Channel - 5km , China Cove Beach - 6km , Newport Beach - 6km , Balboa Beach - 7km , Huntington City Beach - 7km , Little Corona Del Mar Beach - 7km , Bolsa Bay - 14km , Emerald Bay - 14km , Crescent Bay - 15km , Main Beach - 17km , Surfside Beach - 18km , Anaheim Bay - 19km , Arch Beach - 20km , Victoria Beach - 20km

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 7 main harbours in this area.

Lower Newport Bay - 3km, Newport Island - 3km, Upper Newport Bay - 3km, Balboa Yacht Basin - 4km, Newport Bay - 4km, Newport Beach - 6km, Huntington Harbour - 16km

We found a total of 86 potential fishing spots nearby Costa Mesa. 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.

Balboa Coves - 3km , Lido Peninsua - 3km , Lido Peninsula - 3km , Linda Isle - 3km , Lower Newport Bay - 3km , Newport Island - 3km , North Star Beach - 3km , Upper Newport Bay - 3km , Semeniuk Slough - 3km , Balboa Yacht Basin - 4km , Bay Island - 4km , Coney Island - 4km , Fairview Channel - 4km , Newport Bay - 4km , Paularino Channel - 4km , Promontory Bay - 4km , Promontory Point - 4km , Beacon Bay - 5km , Grand Canal - 5km , Harbor Island - 5km , Huntington Beach Channel - 5km , The Grand Canal - 5km , Big Canyon 1058 Dam - 6km , China Cove Beach - 6km , Greenville Banning Channel - 6km , Harbor View 1012-002 Dam - 6km , Newport Beach - 6km , Talbert Channel - 6km , Balboa Beach - 7km , Bonita Canyon 793-004 Dam - 7km , East Jetty - 7km , Fountain Valley Channel - 7km , Huntington City Beach - 7km , Little Corona Del Mar Beach - 7km , San Joaquin Reservoir 1029 Dam - 7km , West Jetty - 7km , Santa Ana Delhi Channel - 8km , Santa Ana Gardens Channel - 8km , Culver Storm Channel - 9km , Pelican Point - 9km , Crystal Cove - 10km , East Garden Grove Wintersburg Channel - 11km , Peters Canyon Channel - 11km , Sand Canyon 1029-002 Dam - 11km , Reef Point - 12km , Abalone Point - 13km , Morningside Drain - 13km , Bolsa Bay - 14km , Cameo Cove - 14km , Emerald Bay - 14km , Emerald Point - 14km , Westminster Channel - 14km , Bolsa Chica Channel - 15km , Crescent Bay - 15km , El Modena Irvine Channel - 15km , Laguna 793-005 Dam - 15km , Lagunas - 15km , Rosalia Storm Drain - 15km , Shaws Cove - 15km , Twin Points - 15km , Two Rock Point - 15km , Divers Cove - 16km , Huntington Harbour - 16km , Recreation Point - 16km , Bitterbush Channel - 17km , Cheneys Point - 17km , Hog Island - 17km , Main Beach - 17km , Veeh 796 Dam - 17km , Arch Cove - 18km , Barber City Channel - 18km , Halfway Rock - 18km , Rossmoor Number 1 799 Dam - 18km , Surfside Beach - 18km , Anaheim Bay - 19km , Cactus Point - 19km , Collins Channel - 19km , Rattlesnake Canyon 1029-003 Dam - 19km , Stanton Storm Channel - 19km , Syphon Canyon 793-009 Dam - 19km , Woods Cove - 19km , Flying Fish Pond - 19km , Arch Beach - 20km , Goff Island - 20km , Sugarloaf Point - 20km , Victoria Beach - 20km

Harbours and Marinas Beaches Bays Wharfs Points,Reefs,etc
The following tide stations are near Costa Mesa
Santa Ana River entrance (inside), Newport Beach, Newport Bay Entrance, Balboa Pier, Los Patos (highway bridge)
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