Site details

Overview

Estuary Spring Creek Estuary
CMA Corangamite CMA
Type Physico-Chemical
Site code S2
Site name Middle fishing platform
Nearest road and town Great Ocean Road, Torquay
Description Middle fishing platform opposite first green on golf course
Site access Easily accessed via walkway beside estuary.
Land use
  • Recreational
Land use description
Status Active
Observation history 08-07-2007 - 28-10-2018
Photo of S2
Photo of phys/chem monitoring site S2

Map

Observations

C Estuary is closed to the sea. O Estuary is open to the sea. P Perched
Turbidity tubes do not measure below 9 NTU; Chart values of 9 should be interpreted as < 9 NTU

Observations

Date 12-01-2018 10-02-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018
Observation #11726 #11814 #11870 #11957 #12066 #12148 #12272 #12355 #12412 #12523

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

12-01-2018 10-02-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018
Top 24.0 19.0 15.0 9.4 21.0 9.0 9.0 15.0 9.0 15.0
Bottom 29.0 24.0 24.0 11.5 21.0 9.0 14.0 17.0 17.0 19.0

pH

12-01-2018 10-02-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018
Top 7.9 7.8 8.0 7.9 7.9 7.8 7.2 8.3 8.4 8.8
Bottom 7.9 7.8 8.0 7.9 7.9 7.8 7.2 8.2 8.4 8.2

Temperature ° C

12-01-2018 10-02-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018
Top 23.60 23.10 21.80 16.90 14.40 12.30 9.30 10.90 11.40 15.20
Bottom 23.70 23.30 21.70 16.80 14.20 11.90 9.40 10.90 11.30 15.30

Salinity ppt

12-01-2018 10-02-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018
Top 20.50 17.70 20.70 21.00 20.00 15.20 28.70 20.10 25.10 19.60
Bottom 20.50 17.70 20.70 21.10 20.10 15.10 28.70 20.20 25.10 19.60

D.O. mg/L

12-01-2018 10-02-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018
Top 5.09 4.16 6.20 6.43 8.26 8.43 9.11 9.83 8.24 7.94
Bottom 4.69 3.53 6.18 6.41 8.06 8.43 9.29 9.78 8.16 7.88

D.O. % Sat

12-01-2018 10-02-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018
Top 68.20 54.30 78.40 75.70 91.30 86.30 95.10 101.00 88.80 88.90
Bottom 63.20 44.50 80.20 73.90 89.20 85.00 95.90 100.50 86.70 88.90

Conductivity mS/cm

12-01-2018 10-02-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018
Top 32.75 28.67 33.03 28.15 32.16 24.93 44.68 32.33 39.44 31.31
Bottom 32.77 28.73 33.02 33.61 32.17 24.89 44.74 32.37 39.63 31.37
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