Observation details


Estuary Merricks Creek Estuary
Site Merricks Creek Estuary Mouth Observation Site
Observation ID #12801
Date and Time Monday 1st April 2019 11:15am
Approved Approved


Mouth almost blocked - very slow flow out and no inflow at high tide.

Significant amounts of seagrass in the estuary.

Mouth Observation

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

Physical Condition

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

Water Levels and Tides

Water Level Start Finish
Height (m) 0.72m 0.71m
Time (hh:mm) 08:58 15:02
Tidal influence Yes
Tidal Range Time Height
High 08:58 2.320
Low 15:02 0.890

Observation Documents

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01-04-2019 11:30 MP3_20190401_1_150.JPG mep1_2

01-04-2019 11:30 MP3_20190401_2_260.JPG mep1_3
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