Site details

Overview

Estuary Hopkins River Estuary
CMA Glenelg Hopkins CMA
Type Physico-Chemical
Site code H2
Site name Site two (Riverboat Cruise Pontoon)
Nearest road and town Simpson Street, Warrnambool
Description Pontoon located on the ocean side of the Riverboat. This pontoon extends out into the river beyond the other pontoons.
Site access Access via the boat ramp carpark located on Simpson Street .
Land use
  • Recreational
  • Urban Residential
Land use description This site is located adjacent to the boat ramp carpark. Bitumen surface.
Status Active
Observation history 11-07-2010 - 15-02-2019
Site two
Riverboat Cruise Pontoon

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 16-03-2018 21-04-2018 19-05-2018 16-06-2018 21-07-2018 19-08-2018 15-09-2018 19-10-2018 16-11-2018 21-12-2018 18-01-2019 15-02-2019
Observation #11900 #11985 #12075 #12155 #12278 #12344 #12421 #12459 #12533 #12606 #12659 #12705

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

16-03-2018 21-04-2018 19-05-2018 16-06-2018 21-07-2018 19-08-2018 15-09-2018 19-10-2018 16-11-2018 21-12-2018 18-01-2019 15-02-2019
Top 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 25.5 9.0 9.0 11.2 10.0 12.0 9.0
Bottom 21.0 18.5 9.0 9.0 9.0 24.0 9.0 14.0 16.2 24.0 14.4 11.8

pH

16-03-2018 21-04-2018 19-05-2018 16-06-2018 21-07-2018 19-08-2018 15-09-2018 19-10-2018 16-11-2018 21-12-2018 18-01-2019 15-02-2019
Top 8.3 8.4 8.7 8.9 8.2 8.2 8.4 8.8 8.6 8.0 8.4 8.7
Bottom 8.2 7.6 8.5 8.5 7.3 7.9 8.3 8.4 8.4 7.8 8.3 8.6

Temperature ° C

16-03-2018 21-04-2018 19-05-2018 16-06-2018 21-07-2018 19-08-2018 15-09-2018 19-10-2018 16-11-2018 21-12-2018 18-01-2019 15-02-2019
Top 20.10 16.30 13.40 10.10 9.90 10.00 13.00 18.70 20.40 19.50 24.10 20.90
Bottom 19.10 16.70 13.10 13.40 13.20 12.30 13.50 16.40 18.00 20.30 22.50 19.80

Salinity ppt

16-03-2018 21-04-2018 19-05-2018 16-06-2018 21-07-2018 19-08-2018 15-09-2018 19-10-2018 16-11-2018 21-12-2018 18-01-2019 15-02-2019
Top 22.10 18.10 15.80 14.90 9.40 0.90 30.70 14.30 7.90 11.70 11.30 10.80
Bottom 29.50 28.20 17.90 31.40 33.60 29.50 32.50 27.60 20.00 22.50 16.60 11.50

D.O. mg/L

16-03-2018 21-04-2018 19-05-2018 16-06-2018 21-07-2018 19-08-2018 15-09-2018 19-10-2018 16-11-2018 21-12-2018 18-01-2019 15-02-2019
Top 8.73 8.38 13.89 9.95 8.85 10.69 8.64 10.59 9.38 7.73 6.43 9.64
Bottom 3.81 0.05 5.18 6.98 6.01 6.41 8.20 5.30 4.35 0.47 2.44 9.78

D.O. % Sat

16-03-2018 21-04-2018 19-05-2018 16-06-2018 21-07-2018 19-08-2018 15-09-2018 19-10-2018 16-11-2018 21-12-2018 18-01-2019 15-02-2019
Top 109.50 95.70 146.60 97.20 81.50 96.10 99.40 123.70 100.90 90.10 80.20 115.00
Bottom 49.00 0.70 55.10 81.00 70.60 72.50 96.10 64.30 52.30 5.80 30.60 114.50

Conductivity mS/cm

16-03-2018 21-04-2018 19-05-2018 16-06-2018 21-07-2018 19-08-2018 15-09-2018 19-10-2018 16-11-2018 21-12-2018 18-01-2019 15-02-2019
Top 35.03 29.23 25.80 20.14 18.29 3.44 47.20 23.70 13.66 19.63 19.09 18.18
Bottom 45.43 43.73 29.03 48.25 51.20 45.67 49.80 42.85 31.74 35.60 27.05 19.27
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