Observation details


Estuary Merricks Creek Estuary
Site Balnarring Bridge
Observation ID #12683
Date and Time Monday 4th February 2019 11:00am
Approved Approved


Open estuary At low tide there is a white scum at the edges of the water

Depth Profiling

Depth m Temperature °C Salinity ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm Notes
0.1m 22.80 32.60 4.10 56.0 49.90 very smelly water
Previous 20.0 28.2 4.6 60.0 43.6
Median 19.0 28.20 3.45 41.50 43.6

Top-Bottom Sampling

Depth m Turbidity NTU pH
Top 0.1 17 7.5
Previous 0.1 60 8.0
Median 0.1 13 8.0
Bottom 0.1
Previous 0.3 60 7.5
Median 0.7 17 7.7

Other details

Max depth 0.25
Previous 0.40
Median 0.80
Flow estimate Pool

Observation Documents

Link Date File name Description

Preceding Observations

C Estuary is closed to the sea. O Estuary is open to the sea. P Perched
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