Observation details


Estuary Merricks Creek Estuary
Site Merricks Creek Estuary Mouth Observation Site
Observation ID #12627
Date and Time Monday 7th January 2019 09:30am
Approved Approved


Creek opened 15/12/18. Initiated by unauthorised shovelwork at mouth. Very powerful H2S odour throughout Somers. Affected exposed copper and brass plumbing.

Mouth Observation

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

Physical Condition

Current Mode
Wind Direction South South-West
Beaufort Scale Light Air Light Breeze
Sea State Smooth Smooth

Water Levels and Tides

Water Level Start Finish
Height (m) 0.50m 0.60m
Time (hh:mm) 07:57 13:54
Tidal influence Yes
Tidal Range Time Height
High 13:54 2.420
Low 07:57 1.130

Observation Documents

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07-01-2019 07:55 MP3_20190107_1_150.JPG mep1_2

07-01-2019 07:55 MP3_20190107_2_260.JPG mep1_3
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