Level Post Bay - SA



DEG: -28.9802 137.736
DMS: 28º 58' 48.72" S 137º 44' 9.57" E
UTM: 53 J 6791123mN 766591mE
Altitude: -15m


Address & Contact

The Sill SA
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: https://www.parks.sa.gov.au/know-before-you-go/desert-parks-bulletin


Level Post Bay was named by Warren Bonython in 1949 when he used a "level post" to monitor water levels in the "great flood of 1949 - 50". At or near this point the water reaches the greatest depth when Lake Eyre North floods, as occurred during 1974 – 75, when a water depth of 6.6m was recorded.

The Level Post Bay Track has been a popular PAR (public access route) enabling visitors to drive to this point. However it was closed to the public due to a dispute over the grading of the track.

In July 2022. Track was opened for shoreline access but was closed after 4 months.
Update: August 2023: Track remains closed.
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Closest Weather Station

Marree Airport at 23/11:00am CST
Distance from Level Post Bay 81.98km SE
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Marree Comparison
Distance from Level Post Bay 80.72km SE
Mean Max. °C37.936.833.928.523.119.619.121.425.729.533.336.1
Mean Min. °C21.421.
Mean Rain mm17.221.214.410.713.313.710.09.110.613.212.016.5

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