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Observation details

Overview

Estuary Gellibrand River Estuary
Site Gellibrand River Estuary Mouth Observation Site
Observation ID #13165
Date and Time Friday 21st June 2019 11:46am
Approved Pending

Notes

Low water level because of tide & reducing flow, dark discharge around mouth with small waves entering & going upstream across the lagoon on G2. East side of channel is sheer sided (up to about .40 high at start of channel)

Remains of the previous sand projection going north into the estuary was visible because of lower water levels

No water over any tracks & flood water has drained from flats around G4, but remains from midway between G5&G4 up to G6

Mouth Observation

Mouth state Open
Previous 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 C O O O
Flow Present? Yes
Previous 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 N Y Y Y
Flow Direction Out
Previous 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 N O I O
Above Sea Above Estuary
Berm Height (m)
Berm Length (m)

Physical Condition

Current Mode
Wind Direction South
Beaufort Scale Fresh breeze
Sea State Moderate

Water Levels and Tides

Water Level Start Finish
Height (m) 0.35m 0.69m
Time (hh:mm) 11:46 13:20
Tidal influence Yes
Tidal Range Time Height
High 14:22 1.190
Low 07:07 0.090

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