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Observation details


Estuary Gellibrand River Estuary
Site Gellibrand River Estuary Mouth Observation Site
Observation ID #13382
Date and Time Tuesday 5th November 2019 10:20am
Approved Pending


AHD G6 1.29 @13:20

Outflow reducing but dark discharge out around mouth & along foreshore to the east. More sand visible in channel & larger build up down stream of rocks . Occasional longshore drift across mouth. Sand is wide & high at east end of beach with a slight bay forming

Low tide - sandbar in lagoon slightly exposed. Large amount of rotting vegetation along waters edge east side of lagoon also remains of dead Wallaby/Kangaroo?

Mouth Observation

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

Physical Condition

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

Water Levels and Tides

Water Level Start Finish
Height (m) 0.55m 0.49m
Time (hh:mm) 10:20 13:00
Tidal influence Yes
Tidal Range Time Height
High 04:58 1.060
Low 10:55 0.580

Observation Documents

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07-11-2019 11:25 Gp1_20191105_1_212_656.JPG gp1_1

07-11-2019 11:25 Gp1_20191105_2_252_657.JPG gp1_2

07-11-2019 11:25 GP1_20191105_3_292_658.JPG gp1_3

07-11-2019 11:25 Gp1_20191105_4_332_659.JPG gp1_4

07-11-2019 11:25 Gp1_20191105_5_372_660.JPG gp1_5

07-11-2019 11:25 Ge_20191105_estuary_from_GOW_668.JPG

07-11-2019 11:25 Ge_20191105_entrance_US_653.JPG
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