Drifters: Current Deployment

Drifters are currently not deployed in the Wilson Inlet.

Currently, there are no drifters deployed in Wilson Inlet for monitoring. The interactive map below shows the positions of the drifters deployed previously. Please note that the ‘DateTime’ stamp on a drifter is presented in UTC. You need to add 8 hours for local time in Western Australia.

Movement of drifters on previous deployment

Tracking of two surface drifters released on Wilson Inlet. Tracks show the potential movement of surface particles, pelagic larvae and dissolved contaminants. The releasing locations are indicated by black dots; the arrows’ size represent the intensity of the surface currents (see scale on the bottom) and their colour indicate the surface water temperature