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Shoal Bay
New South Wales
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Shoal Bay, NSW in 2012
Shoal Bay is located in New South Wales
Shoal Bay
Shoal Bay
Location in New South Wales
Population 1,864 (2016 census)
 • Density 459.5/km2 (1,190/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 2315
Area 4 km2 (1.5 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST) AEDT (UTC+11)
LGA(s) Port Stephens Council
Region Hunter
County Gloucester
Parish Tomaree
State electorate(s) Port Stephens
Federal Division(s) Paterson
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
27.3 °C
81 °F
8.4 °C
47 °F
1,348.9 mm
53.1 in
Suburbs around Shoal Bay:
Port Stephens Port Stephens Tasman Sea
Nelson Bay Shoal Bay Tasman Sea
Nelson Bay, Fingal Bay Fingal Bay Tasman Sea

Shoal Bay is the most eastern suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. It is located on the southern shore of Port Stephens, adjacent to the bay of the same name at the entrance to the port. It includes part of Tomaree National Park within its boundaries and, like other suburbs around Port Stephens, is a popular tourist destination, especially in summer months. At the 2016 census the town of Shoal Bay had a population of 1,864 but the population increases significantly during tourist season.

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