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Observation details


Estuary Gellibrand River Estuary
Site Gellibrand River Estuary Mouth Observation Site
Observation ID #13649
Date and Time Friday 20th March 2020 11:30am
Approved Pending


Mouth closed but an illegal opening occurred on 19-03-20 which created some outflow out for a short period before the channel closed up again by early am 20-03-20

About .30m of last rock above water level at start of river

Water over increased area of top track, low track has water up to ocean car park. Campground has no visible water but very small puddle on north side of OCR before bridge. No water visible on G.O.R.    Small area of shallow water flowing from river is travelling north across OOR  - vehicle access was still possible

Mouth Observation

Mouth state Closed
Previous 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 O O O O O O O O O O O O P C
Flow Present? No
Previous 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 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N N
Flow Direction N/A
Previous 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 O O O I O O O O O O O O N N
Above Sea Above Estuary
Berm Height (m) 0.0m
Berm Length (m)

Physical Condition

Current Mode
Wind Direction South
Beaufort Scale Fresh breeze
Sea State Rough

Water Levels and Tides

Water Level Start Finish
Height (m) 1.48m 1.48m
Time (hh:mm) 11:30 13:50
Tidal influence No
Tidal Range Time Height
High 0.870
Low 12:02 0.290

Observation Documents

Link Date File name Description

22-03-2020 10:50 Gp1_20200320_1_212_1399.JPG

22-03-2020 10:50 Gp1_20200320_2_252_1400.JPG

22-03-2020 10:50 Gp1_20200320_3_292_1401.JPG

22-03-2020 10:50 Gp1_20200320_4_332_1402.JPG

22-03-2020 10:50 Gp1_20200320_5_372_1403.JPG
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