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Observation details


Estuary Gellibrand River Estuary
Site Gellibrand River Estuary Mouth Observation Site
Observation ID #13209
Date and Time Thursday 27th June 2019 10:50am
Approved Pending


AHD estimate only as board is covered with algae & silt

Pale reducing flow out around mouth & slightly to east. Very low water level with large areas of sand exposed in the lagoon. Previous sand projection & sand bar uncovered

Mouth Observation

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

Physical Condition

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

Water Levels and Tides

Water Level Start Finish
Height (m) 0.26m 0.30m
Time (hh:mm) 10:50 12:30
Tidal influence Yes
Tidal Range Time Height
High 15:46 0.820
Low 09:36 0.590

Observation Documents

Link Date File name Description

21-07-2019 11:20 Gp1_20190627_1_212_0034.JPG gp1_1

21-07-2019 11:20 Gp1_20190627_2_252_0035.JPG gp1_2

21-07-2019 11:20 Gp1_20190627_3_292_0036.JPG gp1_3

21-07-2019 11:20 Gp1_20190627_4_332_0037.JPG gp1_4

21-07-2019 11:20 Gp1_20190627_5_372_0038.JPG gp1_5
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