Site details

Overview

Estuary Wreck Creek
CMA West Gippsland CMA
Type Mouth Condition
Site code WrMC2
Site name Wreck Creek Mouth Opening Number Two (western end)
Nearest road and town Surf Parade, Inverloch
Description

In April 2020, following a large storm surge event, a new opening was formed at Wreck Creek. There are now two locations where the creek can flow out to sea.  This site will be monitored in conjunction with the mouth condition monitoring site established several years ago (further east).

Site access

To access this site follow the beach access path located opposite 178 Surf Parade. Head west along the beach until the second opening is located.

Land use
  • Native Bushland
Land use description

This site is located in the Bunurong Coastal Reserve (Managed by Parks Victoria).

Status Active
Observation history 14-07-2020 - 14-07-2020

Map

Observations

# Date Mouth state Flow Wind Beaufort Scale Sea State Water Level Start Water Level End High Tide Low Tide
#13762 14-07-2020 Open Slack E Moderate breeze 4 Slight 1.5m 17:45pm 0.7m 11:47am

Snapshots

14-07-2020 #13762

Photopoint Wrp2
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