Darwin Harbour Report Card 2016
About Shoal Bay
Shoal Bay is a shallow embayment with a number of sandbars along the coastal fringe and entrance to tidal creeks. Shoal Bay receives sediment and nutrient loads from the Howard River catchment during the wet season. A number of smaller mangrove-lined creeks flow to Shoal Bay, these include King, Micket and Buffalo Creeks.
The Leanyer-Sanderson Wastewater Treatment Plant discharges to Buffalo Creek which drains into Shoal Bay.
Last updated: 15 March 2019