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 - 11-01-2019
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 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019
Observation #11870 #11957 #12066 #12148 #12272 #12355 #12412 #12523 #12592 #12646

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019
Top 15.0 9.4 21.0 9.0 9.0 15.0 9.0 15.0 9.0 9.0
Bottom 24.0 11.5 21.0 9.0 14.0 17.0 17.0 19.0 9.0 9.0

pH

10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019
Top 8.0 7.9 7.9 7.8 7.2 8.3 8.4 8.8 7.3 8.3
Bottom 8.0 7.9 7.9 7.8 7.2 8.2 8.4 8.2 7.4 8.2

Temperature ° C

10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019
Top 21.80 16.90 14.40 12.30 9.30 10.90 11.40 15.20 21.10 20.00
Bottom 21.70 16.80 14.20 11.90 9.40 10.90 11.30 15.30 21.20 20.10

Salinity ppt

10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019
Top 20.70 21.00 20.00 15.20 28.70 20.10 25.10 19.60 15.40 28.80
Bottom 20.70 21.10 20.10 15.10 28.70 20.20 25.10 19.60 15.40 28.80

D.O. mg/L

10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019
Top 6.20 6.43 8.26 8.43 9.11 9.83 8.24 7.94 7.01 8.66
Bottom 6.18 6.41 8.06 8.43 9.29 9.78 8.16 7.88 6.89 8.18

D.O. % Sat

10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019
Top 78.40 75.70 91.30 86.30 95.10 101.00 88.80 88.90 86.50 113.20
Bottom 80.20 73.90 89.20 85.00 95.90 100.50 86.70 88.90 84.90 108.80

Conductivity mS/cm

10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019
Top 33.03 28.15 32.16 24.93 44.68 32.33 39.44 31.31 25.20 44.46
Bottom 33.02 33.61 32.17 24.89 44.74 32.37 39.63 31.37 25.22 44.63
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