Observation details


Estuary Merricks Creek Estuary
Site Merricks Creek Estuary Mouth Observation Site
Observation ID #12486
Date and Time Monday 5th November 2018 10:07am
Approved Approved


Mouth closed 11 Oct.

18 Oct - 22 Oct there was some outflow over the berm following rain but no channel formed.

29/30 Oct Some inflow on a 3.13m high tide then mouth closed. Small fish kill.

31 Oct - 4 Nov Some overtopping of berm at the peak of the tide.

Mouth Observation

Mouth state Closed
Previous O O O O O C C C C O O O
Flow Present? No
Previous Y Y Y Y Y N N N N Y Y Y
Flow Direction N/A
Previous O O I O O N N N N O O O
Above Sea Above Estuary
Berm Height (m) 0.3m 0.2m
Berm Length (m) 41.0m

Physical Condition

Current Mode
Wind Direction North South-West
Beaufort Scale Light Air Gentle breeze
Sea State Calm (glassy) Smooth

Water Levels and Tides

Water Level Start Finish
Height (m) 1.16m 1.16m
Time (hh:mm) 10:07 15:55
Tidal influence No
Tidal Range Time Height
High 10:07 2.580
Low 15:55 0.890

Observation Documents

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05-11-2018 10:05 MP3_20181105_1_150.JPG mep1_2

05-11-2018 10:05 MP3_20181105_2_260.JPG mep1_3
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