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Oarai is a small town in Japan located in the northern part of Ibaraki Prefecture. It is situated on the coast of the Pacific Ocean and is known for its beautiful beaches and seaside resorts. It is also known for its historical sites and traditional festivals.

Oarai has a population of around 13,000 people, and the town is divided into several districts, including Oarai-machi, Oarai-shin, and Oarai-cho. The main industries of the town are fishing, tourism, and manufacturing.

Oarai is known for its historical sites, including the Oarai Shrine, which was built during the Edo period. The shrine is dedicated to the god of the sea, and it is still a popular tourist attraction. The Oarai Castle, which was built in the 16th century, is also a popular tourist destination.

The town is also known for its traditional festivals, such as the Oarai Festival, which is held every year in August. The festival features traditional dances, music, and food.

Oarai is also known for its beautiful beaches, including the Oarai Beach, which is one of the most popular beaches in the area. The beach is known for its clear blue waters and white sand.

Oarai is a great place to visit for anyone looking to experience traditional Japanese culture and history. With its beautiful beaches, historical sites, and traditional festivals, Oarai is a great destination for tourists.

Excursion tips for a day in Oarai

Oarai is a small fishing town in Ibaraki, Japan, and it is a great destination for a day trip. Here is a list of activities that you can enjoy while visiting Oarai:

1. Visit the Oarai Aquarium, where you can explore the underwater world and learn about the local marine life.
2. Explore Oarai's beaches and see the stunning views of the Pacific Ocean.
3. Take a boat tour around the bay and admire the beautiful scenery.
4. Visit the Oarai Isosaki Shrine and learn about the local culture and history.
5. Have lunch at one of Oarai's restaurants, which offer a variety of local seafood dishes.
6. Check out the Oarai Sunflower Fields, which are in full bloom during summertime.
7. Visit the Oarai Marine Tower, which offers a great view of the town and the surrounding area.
8. Shop at the local markets and pick up some souvenirs to take home.
9. Go cycling or hiking in the nearby hills and mountains.
10. Take a dip in the hot springs and relax in the natural mineral waters.

Experience Oarai with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Oarai. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Oarai

Oarai in Japan experiences four distinct seasons. During the spring months, temperatures are mild and the days are sunny. In the summer, temperatures are high and the days are humid. In the fall, temperatures drop and the leaves begin to change color. Finally, in the winter months, temperatures are cold and the area experiences occasional snowfall. Overall, Oarai experiences a temperate climate, with mild temperatures and sunny days in the spring and summer, and cold temperatures and occasional snowfall in the winter.

Cruise weather for Oarai

Our weather forecast for Oarai helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 33.5 °C
min: 24.5 °C
16.6 m/s
27.4 m/s
89.7 %
20.0 m
75.3 %
1,010 hPa
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 32.0 °C
min: 25.3 °C
14.8 m/s
19.8 m/s
38.2 %
15.3 m
76.5 %
1,009 hPa
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 33.4 °C
min: 24.6 °C
16.2 m/s
21.6 m/s
40.3 %
17.9 m
77.1 %
1,008 hPa
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 30.9 °C
min: 24.4 °C
13.7 m/s
30.6 m/s
68.2 %
17.0 m
81.6 %
1,007 hPa
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 31.1 °C
min: 23.8 °C
13.7 m/s
29.2 m/s
88.7 %
21.7 m
79.0 %
1,007 hPa
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 32.0 °C
min: 23.3 °C
12.6 m/s
19.4 m/s
99.8 %
22.5 m
78.4 %
1,013 hPa
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 27.9 °C
min: 22.9 °C
13.3 m/s
20.9 m/s
96.5 %
21.7 m
86.2 %
1,017 hPa
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 27.6 °C
min: 23.1 °C
12.2 m/s
16.6 m/s
100.0 %
21.8 m
85.2 %
1,015 hPa
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 31.6 °C
min: 23.8 °C
10.4 m/s
18.7 m/s
100.0 %
19.5 m
85.5 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 28.4 °C
min: 23.6 °C
12.6 m/s
19.1 m/s
100.0 %
24.0 m
85.6 %
1,009 hPa
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 31.9 °C
min: 23.2 °C
15.1 m/s
22.7 m/s
96.2 %
17.3 m
79.9 %
1,008 hPa
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 33.1 °C
min: 26.2 °C
14.0 m/s
28.8 m/s
34.4 %
18.8 m
72.0 %
1,007 hPa
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 34.1 °C
min: 25.7 °C
24.1 m/s
32.4 m/s
48.0 %
21.6 m
67.8 %
1,009 hPa
Aug. 3rd 2024 Aug. 3rd 2024 max: 30.7 °C
min: 25.6 °C
23.0 m/s
28.8 m/s
17.7 %
16.6 m
76.5 %
1,014 hPa

Cruises to Oarai

Would you like to travel to Oarai on a cruise ship or would you just like to know when a certain ship will dock there? Here you will find an overview of the cruise ships that will be calling at the port of Oarai.

Scheduled ship calls in Oarai, Japan
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Oct. 27th 2024 Sunday, 27th of Oct. 2024 MS Regatta 08:00 am 05:00 pm
May 5th 2025 Monday, 5th of May 2025 Scenic Eclipse II 12:00 am 12:00 am

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