Site details

Overview

Estuary Spring Creek Estuary
CMA Corangamite CMA
Type Physico-Chemical
Site code S3
Site name Footbridge upstream of Great Ocean Road at Torquay
Nearest road and town Great Ocean Road, Torquay
Description Footbridge upstream of Great Ocean Road at Torquay
Site access Easily accessed via walkway from Great Ocean Road.
Land use
  • Other
  • Recreational
Land use description Road
Status Active
Observation history 08-07-2007 - 11-01-2019
Photo of S3
Photo of phys/chem monitoring site S3

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 09-03-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 06-06-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019
Observation #11942 #11871 #11958 #12067 #12305 #12149 #12273 #12356 #12413 #12524 #12593 #12647

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

09-03-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 06-06-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019
Top 27.1 17.0 7.7 11.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 15.0 9.0 30.0 9.0 9.0
Bottom 32.5 19.0 11.4 21.0 9.0 9.0 19.0 35.0 10.0 30.0 15.0 15.0

pH

09-03-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 06-06-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 16-09-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019
Top 8.1 8.1 8.1 7.9 7.8 7.7 7.3 8.3 8.5 8.1 7.3 8.3
Bottom 8.2 8.0 8.1 7.9 8.0 7.4 7.3 8.0 8.5 8.1 7.3 8.3

Temperature ° C

09-03-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 06-06-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019
Top 23.60 21.80 17.10 14.90 13.10 12.10 9.80 11.40 15.60 21.30 20.60
Bottom 22.00 21.70 16.70 14.20 11.90 11.70 12.10 12.60 15.00 21.50 20.20

Salinity ppt

09-03-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 06-06-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019
Top 20.60 20.60 20.70 19.90 15.10 14.90 28.40 19.40 19.30 13.20 27.80
Bottom 20.50 20.70 21.20 20.00 15.50 15.10 32.10 26.00 19.40 15.20 28.50

D.O. mg/L

09-03-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 06-06-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019
Top 7.36 6.72 7.88 8.38 7.61 7.84 8.87 10.17 7.65 6.15 8.83
Bottom 7.95 5.99 6.32 8.53 9.05 7.86 8.32 4.41 7.39 5.73 8.02

D.O. % Sat

09-03-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 06-06-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019
Top 97.00 86.10 92.70 92.10 79.80 79.00 93.50 104.30 87.10 75.10 115.00
Bottom 102.80 76.30 73.70 91.40 91.80 79.70 95.20 50.50 81.20 70.40 105.20

Conductivity mS/cm

09-03-2018 10-03-2018 07-04-2018 06-05-2018 06-06-2018 09-06-2018 14-07-2018 18-08-2018 28-10-2018 15-12-2018 11-01-2019
Top 33.00 32.89 33.11 31.85 24.77 24.46 44.14 31.16 30.91 21.83 43.02
Bottom 32.79 32.96 33.79 32.03 25.37 24.77 49.21 40.77 31.05 24.89 43.98
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