Site details

Overview

Estuary Wreck Creek
CMA West Gippsland CMA
Type Physico-Chemical
Site code Wr1
Site name Surf Parade Bridge Inverloch
Nearest road and town Surf Parade Inverloch
Description

Centre culvert on the downstream (ocean) side of Surf Parade Bridge

Site access

Park on the Inverloch side of the Surf Parade Bridge. Step over the hand railing and complete the monitoring from the centre culvert.

Land use
Land use description

Creek flows from above the RACV resort in Inverloch (branch 1) and through the housing estate (i.e. residential area) in Inverloch (branch 2), into a coastal reserve where the majority of the estuary exists.

Status Active
Observation history 26-05-2016 - 15-08-2018

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 24-01-2018 22-02-2018 09-05-2018 10-05-2018 11-05-2018 15-05-2018 22-05-2018 23-05-2018 15-06-2018 15-08-2018
Observation #11756 #11831 #12058 #12059 #12057 #12056 #12082 #12083 #12186 #12426

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

24-01-2018 22-02-2018 09-05-2018 10-05-2018 11-05-2018 15-05-2018 22-05-2018 23-05-2018 15-06-2018 15-08-2018
Top 1.9 1.6 0.2 85.0 108.0 45.0 35.0 59.0 7.4 18.0
Bottom 18.6 6.3 67.5 121.0 1.4 15.9 11.6 8.1

pH

24-01-2018 22-02-2018 09-05-2018 10-05-2018 11-05-2018 15-05-2018 22-05-2018 23-05-2018 15-06-2018 15-08-2018
Top 7.6 7.8 7.4 6.7 7.6 7.1 6.7 6.8 7.4 7.2
Bottom 7.0 8.0 7.2 7.1 7.2 7.0 7.0 7.7

Temperature ° C

24-01-2018 22-02-2018 09-05-2018 10-05-2018 11-05-2018 15-05-2018 22-05-2018 23-05-2018 15-06-2018
Top 27.30 21.90 14.50 12.50 10.60 12.80 14.10 13.90 11.50
Bottom 28.80 22.30 17.10 15.50 15.20 15.50 14.70 15.20 12.80

Salinity ppt

24-01-2018 22-02-2018 09-05-2018 10-05-2018 11-05-2018 15-05-2018 22-05-2018 23-05-2018 15-06-2018
Top 18.30 7.60 4.30 0.10 0.10 1.00 0.40 6.50 7.40
Bottom 21.70 9.30 8.40 6.60 6.10 6.20 14.30 22.20 32.00

D.O. mg/L

24-01-2018 22-02-2018 09-05-2018 10-05-2018 11-05-2018 15-05-2018 22-05-2018 23-05-2018 15-06-2018
Top 2.63 5.11 7.43 9.19 9.32 6.67 5.00 0.76 8.41
Bottom 0.15 4.52 0.30 3.60 3.70 0.31 2.63 0.20 7.09

D.O. % Sat

24-01-2018 22-02-2018 09-05-2018 10-05-2018 11-05-2018 15-05-2018 22-05-2018 23-05-2018 15-06-2018
Top 36.80 61.30 74.00 86.30 83.00 63.00 48.90 7.70 82.00
Bottom 2.30 54.60 3.40 38.00 37.60 3.20 28.30 2.40 81.00

Conductivity mS/cm

24-01-2018 22-02-2018 09-05-2018 10-05-2018 11-05-2018 15-05-2018 22-05-2018 23-05-2018 15-06-2018
Top 29.73 13.23 7.76 0.19 0.27 2.06 0.85 11.86 11.16
Bottom 34.74 15.89 14.10 11.58 10.96 11.00 24.00 35.00 48.76
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