Site details

Overview

Estuary Balcombe Creek Estuary
CMA Melbourne Water
Type Physico-Chemical
Site code Ba1
Site name Jetty near mouth
Nearest road and town Esplanade, Mt Martha
Description

50m north-east of Balcombe Estuary rotunda.

Site access

Accessible from Mirang Ave.

Land use
  • Native Bushland
  • Recreational
  • Urban Industrial
Land use description
Status Active
Observation history 09-10-2013 - 23-09-2018

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 28-01-2018 25-02-2018 24-03-2018 22-04-2018 27-05-2018 27-06-2018 22-07-2018 26-08-2018 23-09-2018
Observation #11954 #12176 #12171 #12010 #12164 #12222 #12388 #12392 #12415

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

28-01-2018 25-02-2018 24-03-2018 22-04-2018 27-05-2018 27-06-2018 22-07-2018 26-08-2018 23-09-2018
Top 10.0 15.0 10.0 10.0 40.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 15.0
Bottom 10.0 15.0 10.0 15.0 10.0 10.0 15.0

pH

28-01-2018 25-02-2018 24-03-2018 22-04-2018 27-05-2018 27-06-2018 22-07-2018 26-08-2018 23-09-2018
Top 7.3 6.0 8.3 7.7 6.2 6.6 7.7 6.0 7.9
Bottom 6.9 6.1 8.1 7.0 6.2 6.6 6.0 7.9

Temperature ° C

28-01-2018 25-02-2018 24-03-2018 22-04-2018 26-08-2018
Top 27.00 20.30 19.30 15.00 9.60
Bottom 27.00 20.10 19.20 19.10 11.10

Salinity ppt

28-01-2018 25-02-2018 24-03-2018 22-04-2018 26-08-2018
Top 17.00 34.60 37.80 18.70 3.50
Bottom 17.10 34.80 38.10 26.50 30.20

D.O. mg/L

28-01-2018 25-02-2018 24-03-2018 22-04-2018 26-08-2018
Top 2.62 2.37 3.52 9.66 38.45
Bottom 3.25 2.81 2.67 4.77 22.90

D.O. % Sat

28-01-2018 25-02-2018 24-03-2018 22-04-2018 26-08-2018
Top 39.20 38.70 57.20 108.80 345.10
Bottom 45.80 38.10 36.10 56.30 250.90

Conductivity mS/cm

28-01-2018 25-02-2018 24-03-2018 22-04-2018 26-08-2018
Top 27.70 52.40 56.80 30.00 6.46
Bottom 27.96 52.70 57.10 41.05 46.42
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