Fishing and tide times for:

Nikiski 🇺🇸

Timezone: America/Anchorage
Local Time: Mon, 23 May 08:49
Coordinates: 60.69 ,-151.289
Sun and Moon
The sun will be at it's highest point at 02:02 pm. Today we have 17:59 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:
    02:00 pm
    Sunrise:
    05:02 am
  • Sunset:
    11:01 pm
    Nautical Twilight ends:
    02:00 pm
  • Moonrise:
    04:29 am
  • Moonset:
    02:08 pm
  • Moon over:
    09:18 am
  • Moon under:
    09:19 pm
  • Visibility:
    39%
  • Third Quarter Moon Third Quarter Moon
Next New Moon in 6 days on 30th May
  • Distance to earth:
    376,572 km
    Proximity:
    68.4 %
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 Nikiski
Last Quarter: Sun, 22 May - 10:44 am
New Moon: Mon, 30 May - 03:32 am
Full Moon: Tue, 14 Jun - 03:52 am
Solunar Clock
Display Settings:
  • average Day
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Best fishing times:
  • minor Time:
    03:29 am - 05:29 am
  • major Time:
    08:18 am - 10:18 am
  • minor Time:
    01:08 pm - 03:08 pm
  • major Time:
    08:19 pm - 10:19 pm

All times are displayed in the America/Anchorage 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 Third Quarter Moon at 39% 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. Currently we have a major fishing time. The next best fishing time ( ) starts in 4 hours and 18 minutes. The gray time indicator displays the current local time.
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Tides for Fishing: Mon, 23 May
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 3 hours and 4 minutes.
Tide Graph
05:56 am 11:54 am 06:27 pm AM PM 16.77 ft 1.8 ft height hour: 12 2 4 6 8 10 12 2 4 6 8 10 12
Times
Tide Time Height
low 05:56 am 5.58 ft
high 11:54 am 16.77 ft
low 06:27 pm 1.8 ft

Tide Coefficient at 11:54 am is 69

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.
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Date Major Bite Times Minor Bite Times Sun Moon Moonphase Tide Times
Mon, 23 May
08:18 am - 10:18 am
08:19 pm - 10:19 pm
03:29 am - 05:29 am
01:08 pm - 03:08 pm
R: 05:02 am
S: 11:01 pm
R: 04:29 am
S: 02:08 pm
moon image
Third Quarter Moon
low: 05:56 am , 5.58 ft
high: 11:54 am , 16.77 ft , Coeff: 69
low: 06:27 pm , 1.8 ft
Tue, 24 May
09:05 am - 11:05 am
09:06 pm - 11:06 pm
03:30 am - 05:30 am
02:41 pm - 04:41 pm
R: 05:00 am
S: 11:04 pm
R: 04:30 am
S: 03:41 pm
moon image
Waning Crescent
high: 12:56 am , 19 ft , Coeff: 89
low: 07:10 am , 4.36 ft
high: 01:12 pm , 16.77 ft , Coeff: 69
low: 07:31 pm , 2.36 ft
Wed, 25 May
09:50 am - 11:50 am
09:50 pm - 11:50 pm
03:31 am - 05:31 am
04:09 pm - 06:09 pm
R: 04:58 am
S: 11:06 pm
R: 04:31 am
S: 05:09 pm
moon image
Waning Crescent
high: 01:52 am , 19.59 ft , Coeff: 94
low: 08:15 am , 2.72 ft
high: 02:19 pm , 17.26 ft , Coeff: 73
low: 08:27 pm , 2.76 ft
Thu, 26 May
10:33 am - 12:33 pm
10:34 pm - 12:34 am
03:31 am - 05:31 am
05:36 pm - 07:36 pm
R: 04:56 am
S: 11:08 pm
R: 04:31 am
S: 06:36 pm
moon image
Waning Crescent
high: 02:39 am , 20.21 ft , Coeff: 100
low: 09:08 am , 1.05 ft
high: 03:14 pm , 17.91 ft , Coeff: 79
low: 09:17 pm , 3.12 ft
Fri, 27 May
11:18 am - 01:18 pm
11:17 pm - 01:17 am
03:32 am - 05:32 am
07:04 pm - 09:04 pm
R: 04:55 am
S: 11:10 pm
R: 04:32 am
S: 08:04 pm
moon image
Waning Crescent
high: 03:19 am , 20.67 ft , Coeff: 104
low: 09:54 am , -0.33 ft
high: 04:01 pm , 18.5 ft , Coeff: 84
low: 10:00 pm , 3.58 ft
Sat, 28 May
12:01 am - 02:01 am
12:03 pm - 02:03 pm
03:33 am - 05:33 am
08:34 pm - 10:34 pm
R: 04:53 am
S: 11:12 pm
R: 04:33 am
S: 09:34 pm
moon image
New Moon
high: 03:55 am , 20.9 ft , Coeff: 106
low: 10:35 am , -1.28 ft
high: 04:43 pm , 18.96 ft , Coeff: 89
low: 10:40 pm , 4.07 ft
Sun, 29 May
12:46 am - 02:46 am
12:50 pm - 02:50 pm
03:37 am - 05:37 am
10:04 pm - 12:04 am
R: 04:51 am
S: 11:14 pm
R: 04:37 am
S: 11:04 pm
moon image
New Moon
high: 04:27 am , 20.93 ft , Coeff: 106
low: 11:14 am , -1.87 ft
high: 05:21 pm , 19.26 ft , Coeff: 91
low: 11:18 pm , 4.56 ft
*bold times indicate best fishing times around sunrise or sunset
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Nikiski is a populated place in US with an estimated population of 4493 and an average elevation of 39 meters above sea level, located in the America/Anchorage timezone.

Best Fishing Spots in the greater Nikiski area

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 2 beaches and bays in this area.

Nikiski Bay - 6km , Salamatof Beach - 8km

We found a total of 34 potential fishing spots nearby Nikiski. 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.

Dogbone Lake - 1km , Parsons Lake - 2km , Char-Vic Lake - 2km , Island Lake - 2km , Thetis Lake - 2km , Tirmore Lake - 3km , Marie Lake - 3km , Cabin Lake - 3km , Salamatof Lake - 4km , Wik Lake - 4km , Douglas Lake - 4km , Bishop Lake - 4km , Bernice Lake - 4km , Georgina Lake - 5km , Kivi Lake - 5km , Foreland Lake - 6km , Puppy Dog Lake - 6km , Boundary Lake - 6km , Nikiski Bay - 6km , Chugach Estates Lake - 6km , Lower Salamatof Lake - 7km , Daniels Lake - 7km , East Foreland - 7km , Konova Lake - 8km , Timberlost Lake - 8km , Konovalof Lake - 8km , Salamatof Beach - 8km , Boulder Point - 9km , Suneva Lake - 9km , Lake Ivanoff - 9km , Chickadee Lake - 9km , Ermine Lake - 11km , Cecille Lake - 12km , Eagle Rock - 19km

Harbours and Marinas Beaches Bays Wharfs Points,Reefs,etc
The following tide stations are near Nikiski
Nikiski, East Foreland, East Foreland, Kenai River entrance, Kenai City Pier
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