Fishing and tide times for:

West Cape May 🇺🇸

Timezone: America/New_York
Local Time: Sat, 22 Jan 18:14
Coordinates: 38.939 ,-74.942
Sun and Moon
The sun will be at it's highest point at 12:11 pm. Today we have 9:56 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:
    06:12 am
    Sunrise:
    07:13 am
  • Sunset:
    05:09 pm
    Nautical Twilight ends:
    06:11 pm
  • Moonrise:
    09:58 pm
  • Moonset:
    10:03 am
  • Moon over:
    03:27 am
  • Moon under:
    04:00 pm
  • Visibility:
    79%
  • Waning Gibbous Waning Gibbous
Next New Moon in 9 days on 1st February
  • Distance to earth:
    381,210 km
    Proximity:
    57.5 %
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 West Cape May
Full Moon: Mon, 17 Jan - 06:51 pm
Last Quarter: Tue, 25 Jan - 08:42 am
New Moon: Tue, 1 Feb - 12:49 am
Full Moon: Wed, 16 Feb - 11:59 am
Solunar Clock
Display Settings:
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Best fishing times:
  • major Time:
    02:27 am - 04:27 am
  • minor Time:
    09:03 am - 11:03 am
  • major Time:
    03:00 pm - 05:00 pm
  • minor Time:
    08:58 pm - 10:58 pm

All times are displayed in the America/New_York timezone and are automatically adjusted to daylight savings. The current timezone offset is -5 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 79% 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 ( ) starts in 2 hours and 43 minutes. The gray time indicator displays the current local time.
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Tides for Fishing: Sat, 22 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 4 hours and 53 minutes.
Tide Graph
04:07 am 10:30 am 04:49 pm 11:08 pm AM PM 4.63 ft -0.13 ft height hour: 12 2 4 6 8 10 12 2 4 6 8 10 12
Times
Tide Time Height
low 04:07 am 0.07 ft
high 10:30 am 4.63 ft
low 04:49 pm -0.13 ft
high 11:08 pm 3.87 ft

Tide Coefficient at 10:30 am is 103
Tide Coefficient at 11:08 pm 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.
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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: West Cape May, United States of America
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Date Major Bite Times Minor Bite Times Sun Moon Moonphase Tide Times
Sat, 22 Jan
02:27 am - 04:27 am
03:00 pm - 05:00 pm
09:03 am - 11:03 am
08:58 pm - 10:58 pm
R: 07:13 am
S: 05:09 pm
R: 09:58 pm
S: 10:03 am
moon image
Waning Gibbous
low: 04:07 am , 0.07 ft
high: 10:30 am , 4.63 ft , Coeff: 103
low: 04:49 pm , -0.13 ft
high: 11:08 pm , 3.87 ft , Coeff: 73
Sun, 23 Jan
03:25 am - 05:25 am
03:45 pm - 05:45 pm
09:27 am - 11:27 am
10:04 pm - 12:04 am
R: 07:13 am
S: 05:11 pm
R: 11:04 pm
S: 10:27 am
moon image
Waning Gibbous
low: 04:56 am , 0.16 ft
high: 11:12 am , 4.4 ft , Coeff: 94
low: 05:30 pm , -0.1 ft
high: 11:56 pm , 4.04 ft , Coeff: 80
Mon, 24 Jan
04:12 am - 06:12 am
04:32 pm - 06:32 pm
09:53 am - 11:53 am
11:11 pm - 01:11 am
R: 07:12 am
S: 05:12 pm
R: -
S: 10:53 am
moon image
Third Quarter Moon
low: 05:52 am , 0.26 ft
high: 12:01 pm , 4.1 ft , Coeff: 82
low: 06:17 pm , -0.1 ft
Tue, 25 Jan
04:46 am - 06:46 am
05:21 pm - 07:21 pm
10:21 am - 12:21 pm
11:11 pm - 01:11 am
R: 07:11 am
S: 05:13 pm
R: 12:11 am
S: 11:21 am
moon image
Third Quarter Moon
high: 12:52 am , 4.2 ft , Coeff: 86
low: 06:56 am , 0.33 ft
high: 12:59 pm , 3.84 ft , Coeff: 72
low: 07:11 pm , -0.07 ft
Wed, 26 Jan
05:37 am - 07:37 am
06:14 pm - 08:14 pm
12:21 am - 02:21 am
10:53 am - 12:53 pm
R: 07:11 am
S: 05:14 pm
R: 01:21 am
S: 11:53 am
moon image
Third Quarter Moon
high: 01:54 am , 4.4 ft , Coeff: 94
low: 08:06 am , 0.3 ft
high: 02:06 pm , 3.61 ft , Coeff: 63
low: 08:12 pm , -0.1 ft
Thu, 27 Jan
06:32 am - 08:32 am
07:10 pm - 09:10 pm
01:34 am - 03:34 am
11:31 am - 01:31 pm
R: 07:10 am
S: 05:15 pm
R: 02:34 am
S: 12:31 pm
moon image
Waning Crescent
high: 03:01 am , 4.69 ft , Coeff: 106
low: 09:18 am , 0.16 ft
high: 03:20 pm , 3.54 ft , Coeff: 60
low: 09:16 pm , -0.2 ft
Fri, 28 Jan
07:33 am - 09:33 am
08:10 pm - 10:10 pm
02:49 am - 04:49 am
12:18 pm - 02:18 pm
R: 07:09 am
S: 05:16 pm
R: 03:49 am
S: 01:18 pm
moon image
Waning Crescent
high: 04:07 am , 5.02 ft , Coeff: 119
low: 10:25 am , -0.1 ft
high: 04:32 pm , 3.61 ft , Coeff: 63
low: 10:20 pm , -0.33 ft
*bold times indicate best fishing times around sunrise or sunset
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West Cape May is a populated place in US with an estimated population of 1024 and an average elevation of 4 meters above sea level, located in the America/New_York timezone.

Best Fishing Spots in the greater West Cape May 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 9 beaches and bays in this area.

Higbee Beach - 3km , Sunset Beach - 3km , Two Mile Beach - 7km , Miami Beach - 10km , Mile Beach - 11km , Sunray Beach - 12km , Beach Creek Point - 13km , Five Mile Beach - 13km , Beach Creek - 16km

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.

Cape Island Marina - 3km

We found a total of 100 potential fishing spots nearby West Cape May. 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.

Daveys Lake - 2km , Lighthouse Pond - 2km , Lake Lily - 2km , Sassafras Island - 2km , Cape Island Marina - 3km , Devils Reach - 3km , Higbee Beach - 3km , Cape May - 3km , Sunset Beach - 3km , Cape May Canal - 4km , Cape May Harbor - 4km , Cedar Creek - 4km , Little Cedar Creek - 4km , Petticoat Bridge - 4km , Lido Pond - 4km , Cedar Island - 5km , Linger Point - 5km , Sewell Point - 5km , Skunk Sound - 5km , Skunk Sound Ditch - 5km , Cape May Inlet - 6km , Dickenson Creek - 6km , Duck Gut - 6km , Mud Hen Gut - 6km , Southwest Cove - 6km , Downs Gut - 7km , Flower Mound - 7km , Jarvis Sound - 7km , Punyard Creek - 7km , Punyard Point - 7km , South West Cove Point - 7km , Southwest Cove Point - 7km , Thorofare Island - 7km , Two Mile Beach - 7km , Long Point - 7km , Folly Point - 8km , Fort Point - 8km , Old Turtle Creek - 8km , Shell Pile - 8km , Cresse Island - 9km , Stingaree Point - 9km , Sunset Lake - 9km , Taylor Sound - 9km , Ephraim Island - 10km , Miami Beach - 10km , Shaw Island - 10km , Stites Creek - 10km , Hickory Island - 11km , Mile Beach - 11km , Mud Island - 11km , Ottens Harbor - 11km , Phillip Shields Islands - 11km , Wishbone Island - 11km , Hann Cove - 12km , Hann Point - 12km , Old Turtle Point - 12km , Richardson Sound - 12km , Slaughter Gut - 12km , Sunray Beach - 12km , Warren Point - 12km , Beach Creek Point - 13km , Firman Island - 13km , Five Mile Beach - 13km , Grassy Sound - 13km , Mud Creek Point - 13km , Ottens Canal - 13km , Oyster Creek Point - 13km , Wildwood Canal - 13km , Grassy Point - 14km , Hoffman Canal - 14km , Kay Pond - 14km , No Mans Island - 14km , Shooting Island - 14km , Anglesea Island - 15km , Champagne Island - 15km , Go Through Creek - 15km , Taugh Point - 15km , Beach Creek - 16km , Brothers Creek - 16km , Dead Thorofare Point - 16km , Devils Wedge - 16km , Hammock Creek - 16km , Hereford Inlet - 16km , Jenkins Point - 16km , Little Turtle Gut - 16km , Nummy Island Creek - 16km , Pennsylvania Ponds - 16km , Pierces Point Pond - 16km , Race Cove - 16km , Turtle Gut - 16km , Buck Island - 17km , Crookhorn Creek - 17km , Drum Island - 17km , Drum Island Gut - 17km , Ike's Point - 17km , Jenkins Sound - 17km , Jimmys Point - 17km , Little Sound - 17km , Middle Thorofare Island - 17km , Nummy Island - 17km

Harbours and Marinas Beaches Bays Wharfs Points,Reefs,etc
The following tide stations are near West Cape May
Cape May, Cape Island Creek, Cape May Point, Cape May, Cape May Canal
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