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for Mudgeeraba Ck at Austinville Rd, Queensland, Australia (station 540440), subscribe to this station along with 282 others.
Road floods at approx 0.3m. Normal level of creek approx. -2.00m
Last reading = -1.13m - steady (12 hours 30 minutes ago at 08:12 09/08/2020) Currently the BOM data is only updated at 10 past and 40 past the hour :o(
Previous reading (15 hours 30 minutes ago at 09/08/2020 05:12) = -1.13m
Average last 5 readings = -1.13m (over last 2020-08-08 11:12)
There is a problem with calibration of the gauge because it is below the bridge. Water backs up behind the bridge and reaches the road, but below the bridge it is still relatively low and that's what the guage reads. Unfortunately there is nothing I can do about this except to allow a "fudge factor" which I have now done.
The Bureau of Meteorology has changed the way they display creek water levels which can be confusing if you aren't aware. The road level is 0.00m. Positive numbers e.g. 0.37m mean the water is above the road. Negative numbers e.g. -0.86m are below the road. So -0.99m is actually lower than -0.86m
Record height = 4.19m at 21:36 30/03/2017 (since 1/1/2009)
right now. The Flood Watch page last updated at 09/08/20 20:42 (auto reloads every 3 minutes)
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