Site details

Overview

Estuary Painkalac Creek Estuary
CMA Corangamite CMA
Type Physico-Chemical
Site code P2
Site name Great Ocean Road Bridge at Aireys Inlet
Nearest road and town Aireys Inlet, Great Ocean Road
Description

Great Ocean Road Bridge at Aireys Inlet - centre post

Site access

Accessed via walkway beside Great Ocean Road.

Land use
  • Native Bushland
  • Other
  • Recreational
Land use description

Bridge surrounded by bushland and open space reserve.

Status Active
Observation history 11-05-2007 - 12-10-2019

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 10-11-2018 15-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019 09-03-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 12-10-2019
Observation #12539 #12596 #12642 #12708 #12840 #12913 #13121 #13191 #13249 #13342 #13363

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

10-11-2018 15-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019 09-03-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 12-10-2019
Top 9.0 9.0 9.0 10.7 9.0 11.2 9.0 13.0 60.0 9.0 9.0
Bottom 10.8 12.4 12.5 12.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 14.0 21.0 9.0 10.0

pH

10-11-2018 15-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019 09-03-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 12-10-2019
Top 8.2 7.2 7.9 7.6 7.9 8.0 7.7 7.2 6.4 7.3 6.7
Bottom 7.7 7.8 8.1 7.6 7.9 8.2 7.7 7.5 7.0 8.1 7.5

Ammonia mg/L

10-11-2018 15-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019 09-03-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 12-10-2019
Top
Bottom

Enterococci orgs/100mL

10-11-2018 15-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019 09-03-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 12-10-2019
Top
Bottom

Temperature ° C

10-11-2018 15-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019 09-03-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 12-10-2019
Top 18.60 21.50 23.90 20.70 21.50 13.50 11.70 9.80 10.00 18.10 14.00
Bottom 23.50 18.60 23.30 20.50 19.20 12.50 11.70 9.90 11.90 14.80 17.50

Salinity ppt

10-11-2018 15-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019 09-03-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 12-10-2019
Top 14.30 12.30 22.50 24.00 20.40 17.60 8.30 2.10 11.90 12.10
Bottom 26.00 29.60 23.30 20.40 25.20 20.10 17.90 30.60 35.70 33.20

D.O. mg/L

10-11-2018 15-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019 09-03-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 12-10-2019
Top 8.98 5.23 6.67 8.06 10.19 9.67 11.37 10.35 10.19 10.28 9.56
Bottom 3.19 5.96 5.72 7.88 8.49 9.02 8.25 9.52 0.17 10.26 3.17

D.O. % Sat

10-11-2018 15-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019 09-03-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 12-10-2019
Top 104.80 63.80 90.50 95.60 122.90 98.80 111.20 96.70 91.40 108.60 92.80
Bottom 41.40 76.50 80.20 93.10 97.90 89.80 81.00 89.10 1.60 100.90 33.10

Conductivity mS/cm

10-11-2018 15-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019 09-03-2019 11-05-2019 09-06-2019 14-07-2019 10-08-2019 14-09-2019 12-10-2019
Top 23.48 20.57 35.65 34.70 31.70 25.40 21.31 10.20 2.84 17.30 15.95
Bottom 40.72 45.56 36.75 29.80 32.20 30.10 24.00 20.70 35.40 43.50 43.30
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