Site details

Overview

Estuary Painkalac Creek Estuary
CMA Corangamite CMA
Type Physico-Chemical
Site code P4
Site name The Bend
Nearest road and town Bambra Road, Aireys Inlet
Description Fishing platform at The Bend in the estuary
Site access Accessed via Bambra Road, Aireys Inlet, just north of the intersection with River Road.
Land use
  • Native Bushland
  • Other
  • Urban Residential
Land use description Open space (eastern bank), native bushland (western bank).
Status Active
Observation history 19-10-2007 - 09-02-2019
Photo of P4
Photo of phys/chem site P4

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 12-01-2019 09-02-2019
Observation #11867 #11965 #12086 #12229 #12298 #12319 #12386 #12445 #12666 #12693

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 12-01-2019 09-02-2019
Top 9.0 3.2 9.0 9.0 9.0 23.0 9.0 9.0 5.9 4.6
Bottom 10.5 10.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 16.5 12.6

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 12-01-2019 09-02-2019
Top 6.9 7.7 6.6 6.8 6.7 6.0 7.6 7.2 7.6 7.9
Bottom 7.3 7.4 7.0 7.2 6.9 7.0 8.0 7.4 6.7 7.8

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 12-01-2019 09-02-2019
Top 24.60 17.20 12.70 9.50 7.70 8.90 13.80 16.30 23.70 21.40
Bottom 21.70 20.40 13.00 13.40 14.40 13.00 15.10 21.30 23.30 22.20

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 12-01-2019 09-02-2019
Top 15.40 14.80 11.40 10.20 6.40 2.40 21.40 12.50
Bottom 19.80 18.10 13.20 24.50 23.80 30.30 31.80 28.40

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 12-01-2019 09-02-2019
Top 7.23 6.70 10.98 12.63 13.55 14.08 12.38 8.23 7.02 7.35
Bottom 5.18 4.10 9.92 3.30 2.70 5.32 7.89 4.28 6.85 4.84

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 12-01-2019 09-02-2019
Top 94.40 75.60 110.90 117.20 118.90 120.70 135.90 85.80 88.60 88.40
Bottom 67.20 47.20 101.70 39.10 28.00 62.70 91.20 56.30 85.70 59.10

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 12-01-2019 09-02-2019
Top 24.76 24.35 19.56 18.04 11.67 45.69 32.94 3382.00 32.40 32.20
Bottom 31.64 29.42 21.90 38.43 37.58 46.70 48.60 43.91 37.90 35.10
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