Mowamba River Diversion Weir - NSW

Water Body,River,Stream,Falls 

Position

DEG: -36.4688 148.631348
DMS: 36º 28' 7.68" S 148º 37' 52.85" E
UTM: 55 H 5962816mN 646160mE
Altitude: 935m

Description

Place Type

Geography - Water Body,River,Stream,Falls

Location

139.92kms South of Canberra - Driving 187 km (2 hours 12 mins)
358.41kms NorthEast of Melbourne - Driving 585 km (6 hours 42 mins)
720.83kms North of Hobart - Driving 1319 km (1 day 6 hours)

Address & Contact

Mowamba River
New South Wales 2627
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

The weir is a concrete gravity structure on Mowamba River at the Jindabyne to Dalgety Road crossing. Located 10km on tar road from Jindabyne. From Aug 02 to Feb 06 water spilling over weir flowed into Snowy R. restoring 6% of natural flow. Since 2009 the river is once again diverted through an 5.7 km long aqueduct into Lake Jindabyne but the water can return to the Snowy through a mini hydro power station.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Perisher Valley at 20/01:30am EST
Distance from Mowamba River Diversion Weir 21.33km W
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
-4.9°C-8.4°C92%-6.0°ChPa0.0mmSW4km/hr
2knots
7km/hr
4knots

Closest Climatic Station

Perisher Valley Ski Centre
Distance from Mowamba River Diversion Weir 21.05km W
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C19.218.515.711.77.93.92.43.45.89.713.915.9
Mean Min. °C5.85.33.30.3-1.5-3.5-5.0-4.3-2.00.22.03.8
Mean Rain mm96.173.1114.597.5130.9167.8186.1240.7234.0182.1138.595.3

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