Lake Hattah - VIC

 

Position

DEG: -34.75748303 142.34650345
DMS: 34º 45' 26.94" S 142º 20' 47.39" E
UTM: 54 H 6153025mN 623236mE
Altitude: 45.66m

Description

Place Type

Geography - Water Body,River,Stream,Falls

Location

343.29kms East of Adelaide - Driving 418 km (5 hours 13 mins)
412.63kms NorthWest of Melbourne - Driving 482 km (5 hours 29 mins)
622.07kms West of Canberra - Driving 783 km (8 hours 55 mins)

Address & Contact

Hattah Kulkyne National Park Lakes
Victoria 3501
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Change of conditions Hattah-Kulkyne National Park; (dated notices);

The Hattah Lakes system has been severely degraded due to regulation of the Murray River, drought and water extraction for agriculture, industry and urban use. There is no longer a link between the site and the river. The Living Murray (TLM) initiative is a river restoration program designed to improve the health of Murray River ecosystems through targeted environmental watering events.

Environmental water is being pumped into the Hattah Lakes until late 2017, targeting vegetation on higher sections of floodplain away from the Murray River. The closure of some roads, tracks and visitor sites will progressively occur during this time. Current track closures include: Bitterang, Lockie, & Brockie Tracks, Bugle Ridge Walking Track, Chalka Creek Track, Chalka Creek Boolungal Crossing, Chalka Creek Yerang Crossing, Chalka Creek Rim Crossing, Island Track, Cantala Track, Stockyard Track, Mournpall Lake Loop Walking Track.

Mournpall Track is closed from the visitors centre to Ochre Track due to flooding. Monday 18 September, 2017

• The Woodlands walking track is closed until further notice. Tuesday 3 October, 2017

• Mournpall Campground remains accessible from the west via Konardin Track (4WD only). at Lake Mournpall. Monday 18 September, 2017

Lake Hattah campground is closed as the campground and access track have been impacted by flood water. The campground will re-open in early January 2018. at Camping. Tuesday 1 August, 2017
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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Ouyen (Post Office)
Distance from Lake Hattah 34.77km S
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C32.331.628.423.418.815.715.117.020.223.727.330.2
Mean Min. °C15.415.312.99.57.25.14.35.16.78.811.513.7
Mean Rain mm21.123.920.221.431.629.730.932.732.434.928.225.7

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