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Observation details


Estuary Gellibrand River Estuary
Site Gellibrand River Estuary Mouth Observation Site
Observation ID #12894
Date and Time Tuesday 30th April 2019 11:39am
Approved Pending


AHD G6 1.28 @ 11:45 = both G6 & G2 are the same

Mouth barred- the actual length of the berm without water is not great but only a very narrow very shallow projection is coming out of the estuary where an extensive sand build up is visible extending well into the estuary almost up to the tunnel entrance. Height of berm from estuary is .10 with gradual slope down to ocean. the recent storm has considerably lowered the beach around entrance & up to the sand spit at mid beach

No water over any roads but flats DS G4 have water cover.

G2 E.C.  from 28.91 @ .10 from surface to 51.5 @ 4m down                             G4 E.C.    3.057 @  .10      then  E.C. 48.88 @  1.75 down      &                                                                E.C.  52.3  @  5.00  

Bridge at G2 being repaired                  

Mouth Observation

Mouth state Closed
Previous O C O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O C O O O O C O O O O O O C C C C C C C C O O O C C C C C O P C C C O O O O O O O O O
Flow Present? No
Previous Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y N N N N N N N N Y Y Y N N N N N Y N N N N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Flow Direction N/A
Previous O N O I O O O I O O I O O N O I O O O O O O O N O O O O N O O O O O I N N N N N N N N O O O N N N N N I N N N N O O O O I O I I I
Above Sea Above Estuary
Berm Height (m) 0.1m
Berm Length (m)

Physical Condition

Current Mode
Wind Direction North-West
Beaufort Scale Moderate breeze
Sea State Moderate

Water Levels and Tides

Water Level Start Finish
Height (m) 1.28m 1.28m
Time (hh:mm) 13:15 15:25
Tidal influence No
Tidal Range Time Height
High 21:28 0.760
Low 09:53 0.490

Observation Documents

Link Date File name Description

01-05-2019 16:00 Gp1_20190430_1_212_0486.JPG gp1_1

01-05-2019 16:00 Gp1_20190430_2_252_0487.JPG gp1_2

01-05-2019 16:00 Gp1_20190430_3_292_0488.JPG gp1_3

01-05-2019 16:00 Gp1_20190430_4_332_0489.JPG gp1_4

01-05-2019 16:00 Gp1_20190430_5_372_0490.JPG gp1_5
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