Pt. Petre Provincial Wildlife Area

Lake Ontario at Soup Harbour

Ontario, Canada

Walk or drive down the first dirt road to the lake at the sign for Pt. Petre. At the rocky beach shoreline Lake Ontario can be accessed for testing. Just tested along the shore using our golf ball retriever to reach out into the water a short distance. Depending on wind conditions this area can be subject to undertow so not advisable to go out very far into the lake at times like that. Today was moderately windy with some small whitecaps on the lake further out. Lake is much higher now than it will be in summertime.

Location created by
Don Ross
  • Lat: 43.8540418
  • Lng: -77.1600294
  • Waterbody Type: Unknown
  • Timezone: America/Toronto

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Observations Summary

Bird
7
Amphibian
2
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Insect
4
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Reptile
1
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Observation Tests Summary

pH (0-14)
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8.1 Latest
8.2 Average
Water Temperature ℃
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9.3 Latest
13.8 Average
Air Temperature ℃
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26.0 Latest
15.4 Average
Dissolved Oxygen (mg/L)
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8.0 Latest
7.6 Average
Phosphates total (mg/L)
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3.0 Latest
3.0 Average
Secchi Depth (m)
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0.0 Latest
0.0 Average
Conductivity (uS/cm)
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325 Latest
308 Average
Alkalinity (mg/L)
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120 Latest
100 Average
Hardness (mg/L)
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200 Latest
217 Average
Water Depth (m)
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0.2 Latest
0.1 Average

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  • 2019-04-18
  • 2018-04-01