Site details


Estuary Painkalac Creek Estuary
CMA Corangamite CMA
Type Mouth Condition
Site code PMC
Site name Painkalac Creek Observation Site
Nearest road and town Inlet Crescent, Aireys Inlet
Description Lookout platform on eastern side of estuary
Site access Walk alongside the road towards the lighthouse on the eastern side of the estuary. There is a small track to the viewing platform.
Land use
  • Native Bushland
  • Other
  • Recreational
Land use description Foreshore/Protected bushland.
Status Active
Observation history 23-05-2007 - 11-01-2020
Painkalac Creek Photopoint Site One.



# Date Mouth state Flow Wind Beaufort Scale Sea State Water Level Start Water Level End High Tide Low Tide
#13505 11-01-2020 Closed N/A SW Strong breeze 6 Rough 1.3m 11:31am 1.3m 11:51am 1.3m 12:23pm 0.8m 06:24am
#13478 14-12-2019 Closed N/A SW Moderate breeze 4 Slight 1.5m 10:02am 1.5m 10:33am 0.7m 07:50am 1.4m 01:49am
#13394 09-11-2019 Closed N/A SW Moderate breeze 5 Moderate 1.7m 13:00pm 1.7m 13:55pm 1.3m 09:41am 0.7m 15:24pm
#13362 13-10-2019 Closed N/A SW Light Breeze 1 Calm (glassy) 1.8m 12:25pm 1.8m 12:45pm 1.3m 12:27pm 0.6m 18:28pm
#13321 15-09-2019 Closed N/A N Light Air 2 Calm (rippled) 1.6m 12:00pm 1.6m 12:20pm 1.4m 12:54pm 0.5m 06:14am
#13251 11-08-2019 Open In S Fresh breeze 5 Moderate 1.3m 08:25am 1.3m 08:40am 1.5m 08:05am 0.8m 12:38pm
#13237 08-08-2019 Closed N/A NW Light Air 4 Slight 2.0m 08:40am 2.0m 08:45am 1.7m 17:10pm 0.5m 10:15am
#13236 13-07-2019 Closed N/A S Strong breeze 5 Moderate 1.8m 13:10pm 1.8m 13:27pm 1.5m 08:43am 0.8m 13:32pm


11-01-2020 #13505

Photopoint Pp1

14-12-2019 #13478

Photopoint Pp1

09-11-2019 #13394

Photopoint Pp1

13-10-2019 #13362

Photopoint Pp1

15-09-2019 #13321

Photopoint Pp1

11-08-2019 #13251

Photopoint Pp1

08-08-2019 #13237

Photopoint Pp1

13-07-2019 #13236

Photopoint Pp1
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