Goolwa Barrage - SA

  Place Name


DEG: -35.528141 138.805405
DMS: 35º 31' 41.31" S 138º 48' 19.46" E
UTM: 54 H 6066170mN 301019mE
Altitude: 2m


Place Type

Population - Place Name


69.12kms South of Adelaide - Driving 92.5 km (1 hour 19 mins)
605.94kms NorthWest of Melbourne - Driving 734 km (8 hours 26 mins)

Address & Contact

Coorong National Park
Barrage Road
Goolwa South SA 5214
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The Goolwa Barrages comprise five barrage structures in the channels linking Lake Alexandrina to the mouth of the River Murray and the Coorong in Australia. They were constructed in order to (1) reduce salinity levels in the lower reaches of the River Murray, Lake Alexandrina and Lake Albert and (2) to stabilise the river level, for both upstream irrigation and pumping.

For a full history, the following link will give you a complete rundown.
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Closest Weather Station

TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Victor Harbor (Encounter Bay)
Distance from Goolwa Barrage 18.83km W
Mean Max. °C24.824.023.321.518.416.115.416.418.420.122.623.8
Mean Min. °C14.614.612.710.
Mean Rain mm19.323.022.229.959.487.174.475.156.641.032.826.7

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