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Observation details


Estuary Merri River Estuary
Site Rutledges Cutting
Observation ID #13248
Date and Time Saturday 10th August 2019 11:20am
Approved Pending


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

Birds observed. Hooded Plovers several, Pacific Gulls 2 adults 1 juvenile, Unidentified shorebirds in largish flock, Red Capped Plovers, Red Kneed Dotterels.

Mouth Observation

Mouth state Closed
Previous C C C C C C C C C C C C
Flow Present? No
Previous N N N N N N N N N N N N
Flow Direction N/A
Previous N N N N N N N N N N N N
Above Sea Above Estuary
Berm Height (m) 0.5m 1.0m
Berm Length (m) 95.0m

Physical Condition

Current Mode
Wind Direction South-West
Beaufort Scale Strong breeze
Sea State Very Rough

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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14-08-2019 17:35 P8100005.JPG mp2_1

14-08-2019 17:35 P8100006.JPG mp2_2

14-08-2019 17:35 P8100007.JPG mp2_3

14-08-2019 17:35 P8100008.JPG mp2_4
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