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 - 09-02-2019

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 10-03-2018 14-04-2018 19-05-2018 24-06-2018 14-07-2018 12-08-2018 08-09-2018 13-10-2018 10-11-2018 15-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019
Observation #11885 #11983 #12079 #12195 #12275 #12322 #12387 #12464 #12539 #12596 #12642 #12708

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

10-03-2018 14-04-2018 19-05-2018 24-06-2018 14-07-2018 12-08-2018 08-09-2018 13-10-2018 10-11-2018 15-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019
Top 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 12.6 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 10.7
Bottom 9.0 13.7 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 10.8 9.0 10.8 12.4 12.5 12.0

pH

10-03-2018 14-04-2018 19-05-2018 24-06-2018 14-07-2018 12-08-2018 08-09-2018 13-10-2018 10-11-2018 15-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019
Top 7.5 7.6 7.8 7.6 7.3 6.5 7.9 7.5 8.2 7.2 7.9 7.6
Bottom 7.7 7.4 7.9 7.4 7.2 7.0 8.4 7.8 7.7 7.8 8.1 7.6

Temperature ° C

10-03-2018 14-04-2018 19-05-2018 24-06-2018 14-07-2018 12-08-2018 08-09-2018 13-10-2018 10-11-2018 15-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019
Top 22.30 15.80 13.00 10.00 10.70 11.80 15.60 20.00 18.60 21.50 23.90 20.70
Bottom 21.10 16.30 12.50 12.50 13.80 12.10 14.90 20.60 23.50 18.60 23.30 20.50

Salinity ppt

10-03-2018 14-04-2018 19-05-2018 24-06-2018 14-07-2018 12-08-2018 08-09-2018 13-10-2018 10-11-2018 15-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019
Top 15.60 14.30 12.60 11.50 11.50 24.20 21.70 15.00 14.30 12.30 22.50 24.00
Bottom 19.90 16.50 13.00 23.20 24.20 30.20 31.00 28.60 26.00 29.60 23.30 20.40

D.O. mg/L

10-03-2018 14-04-2018 19-05-2018 24-06-2018 14-07-2018 12-08-2018 08-09-2018 13-10-2018 10-11-2018 15-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019
Top 6.93 10.10 12.75 13.63 11.85 9.10 7.10 8.98 5.23 6.67 8.06
Bottom 5.52 9.27 8.45 4.37 10.69 8.35 5.00 3.19 5.96 5.72 7.88

D.O. % Sat

10-03-2018 14-04-2018 19-05-2018 24-06-2018 14-07-2018 12-08-2018 08-09-2018 13-10-2018 10-11-2018 15-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019
Top 87.70 103.80 121.20 132.10 120.80 102.80 85.50 104.80 63.80 90.50 95.60
Bottom 69.50 95.00 91.20 52.10 120.40 103.00 70.00 41.40 76.50 80.20 93.10

Conductivity mS/cm

10-03-2018 14-04-2018 19-05-2018 24-06-2018 14-07-2018 12-08-2018 08-09-2018 13-10-2018 10-11-2018 15-12-2018 12-01-2019 09-02-2019
Top 25.56 23.50 20.96 19.43 19.41 19.95 34.50 24.63 23.48 20.57 35.65 34.70
Bottom 31.88 26.90 21.67 36.70 38.10 46.60 47.56 45.49 40.72 45.56 36.75 29.80
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