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This dive site is located on the border between Toyama and Niigata prefectures in Japan. Oshirachi Beach offers a stunning cliff backdrop overlooking the open ocean, with excellent visibility reaching up to 20 meters from June to September. Divers will encounter a diverse underwater landscape with an abundance of large roots, rocks, arches, and crevasses to explore.

Fall is a particularly exciting season as the site becomes a haven for juvenile fish. From season-changing nudibranchs to impressive 1-meter yellowtail and lobster fish, divers can delight in both macro and wide-angle photography opportunities here.

Divers have the option to either beach dive or take a boat for their underwater adventures. The Itoigawa coast, also known as the jade beach, is renowned for its jade deposits, occasionally found within the sea. During the summer, the water temperature rises to a comfortable range between 27°C to 30°C, attracting schools of fish such as yellowtail, horse mackerel, pike, bigfin reef squid, bluefin reef squid, red snapper, and carp.

This dive site near 道の駅 親不知ピアパーク in Itoigawa, Niigata Prefecture, Japan, provides an enriching experience suitable for divers of all levels, including beginners, advanced, and expert divers. With a maximum depth of 13 meters and a visibility of 10 meters, it offers a safe and captivating underwater exploration opportunity.

Last updated: 9 mo. ago - Oct 2, 2023

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