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Observation details


Estuary Merri River Estuary
Site Sting Ray Bay
Observation ID #13563
Date and Time Saturday 8th February 2020 09:55am
Approved Pending


Tom Sheahan part of monitoring team.

Birds observed: Silver Gulls-many,

Sooty Oystercatcher-1,

Lesser crested terns-a few,

Kelp gull-1

Pied Cormorant and Greater Cormorant.

Mouth Observation

Mouth state Open
Previous O O O O O O O O O O O O
Flow Present? Yes
Previous Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Flow Direction Out
Previous O I N 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-East
Beaufort Scale Moderate breeze
Sea State Moderate

Water Levels and Tides

Water Level Start Finish
Height (m)
Time (hh:mm)
Tidal influence No
Tidal Range Time Height
High 01:50 1.100
Low 18:19 0.300

Observation Documents

Link Date File name Description

09-02-2020 15:50 P2080001.JPG mp1_1

09-02-2020 15:50 P2080003.JPG mp1_2

09-02-2020 15:50 P2080004.JPG hp1_3

09-02-2020 15:50 P2080005.JPG mp1_4
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