CAUTION: This observation has not yet been reviewed by an EstuaryWatch coordinator.
Observation details


Estuary Gellibrand River Estuary
Site Gellibrand River Estuary Mouth Observation Site
Observation ID #13210
Date and Time Sunday 30th June 2019 11:05am
Approved Pending


G6 AHD 2.24 @ 10:38

Slight pale discharge around mouth & only a short distance to east but very rough sea going high up on beach & entering wide across mouth. Impact of W/WSW swell causing strong longshore drift across mouth. Wind from north @ Gp1 site but in many directions around lagoon & beach. North wind over 6 blowing sand along channel into sea

36 ml. rain  on 29-06-19 but no water over any roads or tracks except low track.

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 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 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 O
Above Sea Above Estuary
Berm Height (m)
Berm Length (m)

Physical Condition

Current Mode
Wind Direction North
Beaufort Scale Strong breeze
Sea State Very Rough

Water Levels and Tides

Water Level Start Finish
Height (m) 1.01m 1.07m
Time (hh:mm) 11:05 13:53
Tidal influence Yes
Tidal Range Time Height
High 01:27 0.450
Low 13:58 0.930

Observation Documents

Link Date File name Description

21-07-2019 11:40 Gp1_20190630_entrance_0065.JPG gp1_1

21-07-2019 11:40 Gp1_20190630_entrance_v_rough_sea_entering_0066.JPG gp1_1
Creative Commons CC BY
All content, files, data and images provided by the EstuaryWatch Data Portal and Gallery are subject to a Creative Commons Attribution License

Content is made available to be used in any way, and should always attribute EstuaryWatch and