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 - 16-11-2018
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 15-12-2017 19-01-2018 16-02-2018 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
Observation #11665 #11737 #11819 #11900 #11985 #12075 #12155 #12278 #12344 #12421 #12459 #12533

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

15-12-2017 19-01-2018 16-02-2018 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
Top 16.5 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 25.5 9.0 9.0 11.2
Bottom 21.0 11.0 9.0 21.0 18.5 9.0 9.0 9.0 24.0 9.0 14.0 16.2

pH

15-12-2017 19-01-2018 16-02-2018 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
Top 8.6 8.3 8.3 8.3 8.4 8.7 8.9 8.2 8.2 8.4 8.8 8.6
Bottom 8.3 8.5 8.2 8.2 7.6 8.5 8.5 7.3 7.9 8.3 8.4 8.4

Temperature ° C

15-12-2017 19-01-2018 16-02-2018 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
Top 24.50 26.30 20.50 20.10 16.30 13.40 10.10 9.90 10.00 13.00 18.70 20.40
Bottom 18.70 21.00 18.50 19.10 16.70 13.10 13.40 13.20 12.30 13.50 16.40 18.00

Salinity ppt

15-12-2017 19-01-2018 16-02-2018 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
Top 22.90 28.10 30.60 22.10 18.10 15.80 14.90 9.40 0.90 30.70 14.30 7.90
Bottom 33.80 33.50 33.60 29.50 28.20 17.90 31.40 33.60 29.50 32.50 27.60 20.00

D.O. mg/L

15-12-2017 19-01-2018 16-02-2018 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
Top 8.95 7.24 7.15 8.73 8.38 13.89 9.95 8.85 10.69 8.64 10.59 9.38
Bottom 5.45 7.50 7.12 3.81 0.05 5.18 6.98 6.01 6.41 8.20 5.30 4.35

D.O. % Sat

15-12-2017 19-01-2018 16-02-2018 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
Top 122.20 105.30 95.00 109.50 95.70 146.60 97.20 81.50 96.10 99.40 123.70 100.90
Bottom 71.40 102.20 92.10 49.00 0.70 55.10 81.00 70.60 72.50 96.10 64.30 52.30

Conductivity mS/cm

15-12-2017 19-01-2018 16-02-2018 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
Top 36.30 43.80 47.00 35.03 29.23 25.80 20.14 18.29 3.44 47.20 23.70 13.66
Bottom 51.30 51.00 51.10 45.43 43.73 29.03 48.25 51.20 45.67 49.80 42.85 31.74
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