Fuwatto Tomamae (Tomamae Town) is a road station on route 232 which runs along the coastline of the Sea of Japan. Tomamae is famous for wind turbines for power generation. The name “fuwatto” has different meanings. One is that “fuu” means wind in Japanese and “watt” is the unit of electric power. The other is that “fuwatto” is a Japanese onomatopoeia expressing gently or softly. This road station houses an onsen hotel and the view of the sea from the open-air baths is pleasing. Day bathing packages are available, and there is an outdoor foot bath, which is free of charge.