Fishing and tide times for:

Lorton 🇺🇸

Timezone: America/New_York
Local Time: Sun, 14 Aug 21:16
Coordinates: 38.704 ,-77.228
Sun and Moon
The sun will be at it's highest point at 01:14 pm. Today we have 13:42 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:
    05:19 am
    Sunrise:
    06:22 am
  • Sunset:
    08:05 pm
    Nautical Twilight ends:
    09:08 pm
  • Moonrise:
    09:59 pm
  • Moonset:
    09:09 am
  • Moon over:
    03:21 am
  • Moon under:
    03:34 pm
  • Visibility:
    91%
  • Waning Gibbous Waning Gibbous
Next New Moon in 12 days on 27th August
  • Distance to earth:
    377,186 km
    Proximity:
    66.9 %
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 Lorton
Full Moon: Thu, 11 Aug - 09:36 pm
Last Quarter: Fri, 19 Aug - 12:36 am
New Moon: Sat, 27 Aug - 04:16 am
Full Moon: Sat, 10 Sep - 05:58 am
Solunar Clock
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Best fishing times:
  • major Time:
    02:21 am - 04:21 am
  • minor Time:
    08:09 am - 10:09 am
  • major Time:
    02:34 pm - 04:34 pm
  • minor Time:
    08:59 pm - 10:59 pm

All times are displayed in the America/New_York timezone and are automatically adjusted to daylight savings. The current timezone offset is -4 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 91% 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. Currently we have a minor fishing time. The next best fishing time will be tomorrow. The gray time indicator displays the current local time.
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Tides for Fishing: Sun, 14 Aug
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 1 hour and 38 minutes.
Tide Graph
04:19 am 10:26 am 04:48 pm 10:55 pm AM PM 2.89 ft -0.03 ft height hour: 12 2 4 6 8 10 12 2 4 6 8 10 12
Times
Tide Time Height
low 04:19 am 0.03 ft
high 10:26 am 2.89 ft
low 04:48 pm -0.03 ft
high 10:55 pm 2.79 ft

Tide Coefficient at 10:26 am is 140
Tide Coefficient at 10:55 pm is 132

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: Lorton, United States of America
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Date Major Bite Times Minor Bite Times Sun Moon Moonphase Tide Times
Sun, 14 Aug
02:21 am - 04:21 am
02:34 pm - 04:34 pm
08:09 am - 10:09 am
08:59 pm - 10:59 pm
R: 06:22 am
S: 08:05 pm
R: 09:59 pm
S: 09:09 am
moon image
Waning Gibbous
low: 04:19 am , 0.03 ft
high: 10:26 am , 2.89 ft , Coeff: 140
low: 04:48 pm , -0.03 ft
high: 10:55 pm , 2.79 ft , Coeff: 132
Mon, 15 Aug
03:08 am - 05:08 am
03:21 pm - 05:21 pm
09:18 am - 11:18 am
09:24 pm - 11:24 pm
R: 06:23 am
S: 08:04 pm
R: 10:24 pm
S: 10:18 am
moon image
Waning Gibbous
low: 05:11 am , 0.07 ft
high: 11:16 am , 2.79 ft , Coeff: 132
low: 05:32 pm , 0 ft
high: 11:44 pm , 2.79 ft , Coeff: 132
Tue, 16 Aug
03:53 am - 05:53 am
04:07 pm - 06:07 pm
10:25 am - 12:25 pm
09:49 pm - 11:49 pm
R: 06:24 am
S: 08:02 pm
R: 10:49 pm
S: 11:25 am
moon image
Waning Gibbous
low: 06:03 am , 0.16 ft
high: 12:07 pm , 2.66 ft , Coeff: 122
low: 06:15 pm , 0.1 ft
Wed, 17 Aug
04:37 am - 06:37 am
04:52 pm - 06:52 pm
11:29 am - 01:29 pm
10:16 pm - 12:16 am
R: 06:25 am
S: 08:01 pm
R: 11:16 pm
S: 12:29 pm
moon image
Third Quarter Moon
high: 12:34 am , 2.79 ft , Coeff: 132
low: 06:55 am , 0.26 ft
high: 12:59 pm , 2.49 ft , Coeff: 110
low: 06:58 pm , 0.2 ft
Thu, 18 Aug
05:19 am - 07:19 am
05:39 pm - 07:39 pm
12:33 pm - 02:33 pm
10:45 pm - 12:45 am
R: 06:26 am
S: 08:00 pm
R: 11:45 pm
S: 01:33 pm
moon image
Third Quarter Moon
high: 01:24 am , 2.72 ft , Coeff: 127
low: 07:48 am , 0.36 ft
high: 01:54 pm , 2.36 ft , Coeff: 100
low: 07:41 pm , 0.3 ft
Fri, 19 Aug
06:06 am - 08:06 am
06:26 pm - 08:26 pm
01:35 pm - 03:35 pm
11:18 pm - 01:18 am
R: 06:27 am
S: 07:58 pm
R: -
S: 02:35 pm
moon image
Third Quarter Moon
high: 02:17 am , 2.66 ft , Coeff: 122
low: 08:44 am , 0.43 ft
high: 02:51 pm , 2.26 ft , Coeff: 92
low: 08:28 pm , 0.39 ft
Sat, 20 Aug
06:57 am - 08:57 am
07:17 pm - 09:17 pm
02:37 pm - 04:37 pm
11:18 pm - 01:18 am
R: 06:28 am
S: 07:57 pm
R: 12:18 am
S: 03:37 pm
moon image
Third Quarter Moon
high: 03:12 am , 2.62 ft , Coeff: 120
low: 09:40 am , 0.49 ft
high: 03:49 pm , 2.2 ft , Coeff: 88
low: 09:20 pm , 0.46 ft
*bold times indicate best fishing times around sunrise or sunset
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Lorton is a populated place in US with an estimated population of 18610 and an average elevation of 47 meters above sea level, located in the America/New_York timezone.

Best Fishing Spots in the greater Lorton 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 6 wharf(s) in this area.

Mount Vernon Wharf - 12km , Mattinglys Wharf (historical) - 14km , Proctors Wharf - 15km , Grinders Wharf - 16km , Poseys Wharf - 20km , The Wharf - 20km

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.

Pohick Bay - 5km , Accotink Bay - 6km , Belmont Bay - 7km , Occoquan Bay - 10km , Camp Four Dam - 17km , Camp One Dam - 17km , Camp Three Dam - 20km , Carters Day Camp Pond Dam - 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 4 main harbours in this area.

Lake Ridge Golf Park and Marina - 8km, Hampton's Landing Marina - 12km, Bull Run Marina - 15km, Belle Haven Marina - 18km

We found a total of 85 potential fishing spots nearby Lorton. 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.

Occoquan Dam - 4km , Occoquan Main Dam - 4km , Occoquan Pumping Dam - 4km , Pohick Neck - 4km , Frenchmans Point - 5km , Pohick Bay - 5km , Accotink Bay - 6km , Conrad Island - 6km , Pohick Creek Number Eight Dam - 6km , Taylors Point - 6km , Belmont Bay - 7km , Deephole Point - 7km , Hilltop Dam - 7km , Lake Omiscal Dam - 7km , Mason Neck - 7km , Belvoir Neck - 8km , Burke Lake Dam - 8km , Gunston Cove - 8km , Sandy Point - 8km , Lake Ridge Golf Park and Marina - 8km , Whitestone Point - 9km , Accotink Dam - 10km , High Point - 10km , Occoquan Bay - 10km , Sycamore Point - 10km , Hallowing Point - 11km , Ferry Point - 11km , Mount Vernon Neck - 11km , Pohick Creek Dam Number Seven - 11km , Ryons Dam - 11km , Craney Island - 12km , Mount Vernon Wharf - 12km , Pl 566 Dam Number Four - 12km , Pl 566 Dam Number Two - 12km , Hampton's Landing Marina - 12km , Chapman Point - 13km , Chapmans Point - 13km , Pomonkey Point - 13km , Freestone Point - 13km , Lehigh Dam - 13km , Woodover Farms Dam - 13km , Bryan Point - 14km , Hog Island - 14km , Mattinglys Wharf (historical) - 14km , Lake Montclair Dam - 14km , Cornwallis Neck - 15km , Deep Point - 15km , Marsh Island - 15km , Nelson Point - 15km , Proctors Wharf - 15km , Thoroughfare Island - 15km , Bull Run Marina - 15km , Piscataway Neck - 15km , Sheridan Point - 15km , Bullitt Neck - 16km , Grinders Wharf - 16km , Mockley Point - 16km , Rum Point - 16km , Sweden Point - 16km , Cockpit Point - 16km , Alexandria Avenue Bridge - 16km , Hatton Point - 17km , Stump Neck - 17km , Camp Four Dam - 17km , Camp One Dam - 17km , Lake Cotting - 17km , Lake Barcroft Dam - 17km , Hog Island Gut - 17km , Angel Island - 17km , Bird Island - 17km , Dyke Island - 17km , Belle Haven Marina - 18km , Coconut Island - 18km , Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge - 19km , Linton Point - 19km , Jones Point - 19km , Possum Point - 19km , Myrtle Grove Lake Dam - 20km , Poseys Wharf - 20km , Camp Three Dam - 20km , Carters Day Camp Pond Dam - 20km , North Twin Lake Dam - 20km , Shipping Point - 20km , South Twin Lake Dam - 20km , The Wharf - 20km

Harbours and Marinas Beaches Bays Wharfs Points,Reefs,etc
The following tide stations are near Lorton
Gunston Cove, High Point, Marshall Hall, Indian Head, Glymont
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