Site details


Estuary Hopkins River Estuary
CMA Glenelg Hopkins CMA
Type Mouth Condition
Site code HMC
Site name Hopkins River Mouth Condition Observation Site
Nearest road and town Hopkins River Mouth Road, Warrnambool

Site changed in September 2019 to Fluker Post WEPS1.

Previous location became overgrown.

Site access

From the carpark located adjacent to the estuary mouth on the western side of the river, head east to the southern most lookout, and then follow the concrete path upstream approximately 100m to the Fluker Post and viewing seat location.  

Alternatively, park in the upper carpark above the estuary mouth and follow the concrete path approximately 10m, which then joints the river path.

Land use
  • Native Bushland
  • Recreational
Land use description

Coastal bushland reserve

Status Active
Observation history 29-05-2010 - 16-10-2022



# Date Mouth state Flow Wind Beaufort Scale Sea State Water Level Start Water Level End High Tide Low Tide
#15138 16-10-2022 Open Out SW Moderate breeze 5 Moderate 0.8m 14:22pm 0.6m 10:01am
#15137 14-10-2022 Open Out W Strong breeze 4 Slight 1.7m 17:50pm 1.7m 18:45pm 0.8m 14:01pm 0.1m 20:22pm
#15136 18-09-2022 Open Out NW Moderate breeze 5 Moderate 0.9m 15:05pm 0.9m 15:30pm 0.9m 14:03pm 0.7m 09:01am
#15135 20-08-2022 Open Out S Gentle breeze 4 Slight 0.7m 13:00pm 0.7m 14:00pm 0.9m 14:42pm 0.7m 09:14am
#14953 16-07-2022 Open In NE Fresh breeze 5 Moderate 0.6m 12:55pm 0.6m 14:00pm 1.2m 14:19pm 0.3m 06:04am
#14952 18-06-2022 Open In NW Light Breeze 4 Slight 0.5m 12:50pm 0.5m 14:00pm 1.3m 15:01pm 0.2m 06:32am
#14951 21-05-2022 Open Out SE Moderate breeze 4 Slight 0.4m 17:05pm 0.4m 18:50pm 1.2m 15:42pm 0.8m 21:56pm


16-10-2022 #15138

Photopoint Hp1

14-10-2022 #15137

Photopoint Hp1

18-09-2022 #15136

Photopoint Hp1

20-08-2022 #15135

Photopoint Hp1

16-07-2022 #14953

Photopoint Hp1

18-06-2022 #14952

21-05-2022 #14951

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