Introduction

View the Abel Tasman Coast Track tide timetables.

Tide timetables are for your safety.

Note: There are some low tide crossings along the Abel Tasman Coast Track.

Torrent Bay Estuary

  • This can be crossed 2 hours either side of low tide, under normal conditions.
  • Allow 25 minutes to cross.
  • There is a high tide track around the estuary (note this gives access to Cleopatra’s Pool)

Awaroa Inlet

  • Walkers can cross Awaroa Inlet within 1 hour 30 minutes before and 2 hours after low tide, under normal conditions although this can be affected by natural influences such as tide heights, storm surges and heavy rainfall.
  • It is only safe to cross the inlet in daylight.
  • Allow 25 minutes to cross.
  • There is no alternative track around the estuary.

Goat Bay

  • There is a section of the access to the beach that is cut at large tides.
  • Wait until the tide recedes before continuing.

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Low tide timetable for September 2020
September date Sunrise Morning Afternoon Sunset
1 Tue 6:52 2:31 2:59 6:04
2 Wed 6:51 3:09 3:37 6:05
3 Thu 6:49 3:44 4:10 6:06
4 Fri 6:47 4:17 4:40 6:07
5 Sat 6:46 4:48 5:10 6:08
6 Sun 6:44 5:19 5:40 6:09
7 Mon 6:43 5:52 6:12 6:10
8 Tue 6:41 6:26 6:46 6:11
9 Wed 6:39 7:04 7:28 6:12
10 Thu 6:38 7:47 8:24 6:13
11 Fri 6:36 8:40 9:46 6:14
12 Sat 6:34 9:48 11:14 6:15
13 Sun 6:33 11:12 - 6:16
14 Mon 6:31 12:21 12:32 6:17
15 Tue 6:29 1:14 1:34 6:17
16 Wed 6:27 2:01 2:25 6:18
17 Thu 6:26 2:46 3:09 6:19
18 Fri 6:24 3:29 3:52 6:20
19 Sat 6:22 4:13 4:33 6:21
20 Sun 6:21 4:57 5:14 6:22
21 Mon 6:19 5:41 5:55 6:23
22 Tue 6:17 6:27 6:40 6:24
23 Wed 6:16 7:15 7:32 6:25
24 Thu 6:14 8:10 8:40 6:26
25 Fri 6:12 9:15 10:15 6:27
26 Sat 6:10 10:37 11:39 6:28
27 Sun 7:09 - 12:59 7:29
28 Mon 7:07 1:42 2:05 7:30
29 Tue 7:05 2:30 2:56 7:31
30 Wed 7:04 3:10 3:36 7:32

 

Low tide timetable for October 2020
October date Sunrise Morning Afternoon Sunset
1 Thu 7:02 3:46 4:11 7:34
2 Fri 7:00 4:19 4:42 7:35
3 Sat 6:59 4:49 5:11 7:36
4 Sun 6:57 5:19 5:40 7:37
5 Mon 6:55 5:50 6:09 7:38
6 Tue 6:54 6:21 6:40 7:39
7 Wed 6:52 6:55 7:14 7:40
8 Thu 6:50 7:32 7:55 7:41
9 Fri 6:49 8:14 8:50 7:42
10 Sat 6:47 9:06 10:09 7:43
11 Sun 6:46 10:15 11:39 7:44
12 Mon 6:44 11:41 - 7:45
13 Tue 6:42 12:50 1:03 7:46
14 Wed 6:41 1:46 2:08 7:47
15 Thu 6:39 2:35 3:00 7:48
16 Fri 6:38 3:21 3:46 7:50
17 Sat 6:36 4:06 4:29 7:51
18 Sun 6:35 4:51 5:11 7:52
19 Mon 6:33 5:36 5:52 7:53
20 Tue 6:32 6:21 6:35 7:54
21 Wed 6:30 7:07 7:20 7:55
22 Thu 6:29 7:55 8:12 7:56
23 Fri 6:27 8:48 9:20 7:58
24 Sat 6:26 9:51 10:50 7:59
25 Sun 6:25 11:09 - 8:00
26 Mon 6:23 12:12 12:29 8:01
27 Tue 6:22 1:13 1:35 8:02
28 Wed 6:20 2:01 2:26 8:03
29 Thu 6:19 2:41 3:07 8:05
30 Fri 6:18 3:17 3:42 8:06
31 Sat 6:16 3:51 4:14 8:07

 

Low tide timetable for November 2020
November date Sunrise Morning Afternoon Sunset
1 Sun 6:15 4:23 4:45 8:08
2 Mon 6:14 4:54 5:15 8:09
3 Tue 6:13 5:26 5:45 8:11
4 Wed 6:12 5:59 6:18 8:12
5 Thu 6:10 6:34 6:54 8:13
6 Fri 6:09 7:12 7:37 8:14
7 Sat 6:08 7:55 8:31 8:15
8 Sun 6:07 8:47 9:43 8:17
9 Mon 6:06 9:52 11:03 8:18
10 Tue 6:05 11:10 - 8:19
11 Wed 6:04 12:14 12:31 8:20
12 Thu 6:03 1:14 1:38 8:21
13 Fri 6:02 2:07 2:34 8:23
14 Sat 6:01 2:57 3:23 8:24
15 Sun 6:00 3:46 4:08 8:25
16 Mon 5:59 4:33 4:52 8:26
17 Tue 5:58 5:20 5:35 8:28
18 Wed 5:58 6:06 6:19 8:29
19 Thu 5:57 6:52 7:05 8:30
20 Fri 5:56 7:38 7:56 8:31
21 Sat 5:56 8:27 8:57 8:32
22 Sun 5:55 9:23 10:11 8:33
23 Mon 5:54 10:28 11:24 8:35
24 Tue 5:54 11:42 - 8:36
25 Wed 5:53 12:26 12:51 8:37
26 Thu 5:53 1:18 1:47 8:38
27 Fri 5:52 2:03 2:33 8:39
28 Sat 5:52 2:44 3:12 8:40
29 Sun 5:51 3:21 3:47 8:41
30 Mon 5:51 3:58 4:20 8:42
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