Observation details


Estuary Wye River Estuary
Site Wye River Mouth Condition
Observation ID #13369
Date and Time Sunday 20th October 2019 10:04am
Approved Approved


Erosion increasing adjacent to Foreshore Camping Reserve. Trees and shrubs have fallen into the river partially blocking the channel.

Much sand deposited under the bridge, river is wide and shallow.

Photo attached showing river and erosion in front of the Camping Reserve and Surf Club.

Mouth Observation

Mouth state Open
Previous O O O O O O O O O C O O O O O O O O O O O O O O
Flow Present? Yes
Previous Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Flow Direction Out
Previous O O O O O O O O O N O O O O 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 South-West
Beaufort Scale Light Air
Sea State Moderate

Water Levels and Tides

Water Level Start Finish
Height (m) 1.37m
Time (hh:mm) 10:13
Tidal influence No
Tidal Range Time Height
High 04:31 2.510
Low 10:20 0.930

Observation Documents

Link Date File name Description

20-10-2019 10:20 Wyp1_20192010_1_111.jpg wyp1_1

20-10-2019 10:20 Wyp2_20192010_2_121.jpg wyp1_2

20-10-2019 10:20 WyeRiverErosion.jpg
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