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Observation details


Estuary Merri River Estuary
Site Sting Ray Bay
Observation ID #13244
Date and Time Saturday 10th August 2019 10:05am
Approved Pending


Tom Sheehan, Eleanor Cowell and James Cowell part of monitoring team.

Birds noticed at estuary. Pacific Gulls 2 adults 1 juvenile, 1 Great Cormorant, Small flock Corellas, 1 Caspian Tern, Silver Gulls several and several Rock Pigeons.

Mouth Observation

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

Physical Condition

Current Mode
Wind Direction South-West
Beaufort Scale High wind, moderate gale, near gale
Sea State High

Water Levels and Tides

Water Level Start Finish
Height (m)
Time (hh:mm)
Tidal influence No
Tidal Range Time Height
High 15:01 0.900
Low 09:45 0.800

Observation Documents

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