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Observation details

Overview

Estuary Wye River Estuary
Site Wye River Mouth Condition
Observation ID #13252
Date and Time Sunday 18th August 2019 10:05am
Approved Pending

Notes

The Estuary this fortnight is completely different from any thing I've seen before. The sand has been taken away from around the caravan park leaving a cliff like edge.  The sand under the bridge has formed a beach going all the way to the playground. The river itself is very clear, fast flowing but very narrow. River rocks are very visible from the bridge up the river.  The water level gauge is a long way from any water and you can see the pylons which we think are from the very original bridge. The main beach is very large.

Mouth Observation

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

Physical Condition

Current Mode
Wind Direction West
Beaufort Scale Strong breeze
Sea State Slight

Water Levels and Tides

Water Level Start Finish
Height (m) 0.00m
Time (hh:mm)
Tidal influence No
Tidal Range Time Height
High 01:50 2.410
Low 07:03 0.740

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