Landsat image of the Shimokita Peninsula
|Waters 1||Pacific Ocean , Tsugaru Strait|
|Waters 2||Aomori Bay , Mutsu Bay|
The peninsula juts north into Tsugaru Strait , which separates Honshū from Hokkaidō . Opposite is the Kameda Peninsula of the Oshima Peninsula . The east coast is on the Pacific Ocean , on the west coast are Aomori Bay and Mutsu Bay .