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Lake Michigan

Lake Erie

Mackinac Bridge from St. Ignace Side Brest Bay Marina (Monroe, MI-best in Firefox)  
Mackinac Island Cam   Put-in-Bay, Jet Express Cam  
Gold Coast Marina (Frankfort)   Port Clinton and Live Fishing Charter Cam 
Loyola Univ. (Chicago area)  Oak Harbor cam (from weatherunderground) 
Ludington Marina, Michigan Cedar Point Cams (3 cams often shows Sandusky Bay) 
Ludington Harbor Cam   Huron Ohio Lake Cam (pointed NE--from Lakevision)
Ludington Entrance (pointing west-pick from list) Catawba Island Cam (Live Feed)
Harbor Cam Ludington (from Snyder's Shoreline Inn--u control)  Stone Lab (South Bass Lighthouse)
Manistee Surf Cam (animated)    Cleveland Area (from Lakevision)   
St. Joseph, MI harbor Cam Cleveland-points to city from Pier W Restaurant  
St. Joe Lighthouse Cam (live action) Cleveland Crib Cam (points from crib to downtown-better in Firebox)
Michigan City Cam   Kingston Ontario (Collins Bay Marina)
Michigan City Cam Open Water (from NOAA) Vermilion Yacht Club  (only works in Int. Exp)
Michigan City Cam (shows piers)   Avon Lake Cam (will install Samsung video driver--works best in IE) 
Berrien County Beach cam (St. Joe)  Avon Ohio Cam (from Folger House)  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Beaver Island MI  (Power's Hardware) Bay Boat Club (Bay Village)
Leelanau Peninsula cam Wildwood Yacht Club Cam   
Leland Live (at Manitou Transit-pick from list at right) Eastlake Ohio Cam (east of Cleveland)
Frankfort Live (from Garden Theater-pick from list at right) BoatHouse Cam (near Cleveland)    
Frankfort Surf Cam (live action from Dawn Patrol)   Lake Erie Web cam (from Lake Co.-live stream too) 
Frankfort Harbor Lights Marina and Beach cam Conneaut Harbor Web Cam (Ohio--enter guest/guest) 
Empire Beach Cam Bayview Marina (Long Point Ont.)
Washington Island Ferry (Door Cty) Port Burwell Ontario Marina Cam1 
Evergreen Beach Resort (Door Cty)  Port Burwell Ontario Marina Cam2  
Fish Creek Cam (Door Cty) Port Dover Museum Cam (shows water)
White River Cam (u-control)   Port Dover River Cam 
Muskegon Cam (from Maranatha Center)  Old Cut Marina (Long Point Ont.)   
Muskegon Surf Cam (live action)   Cottages off Turkey Point (Ontario) 
NOAA Muskegon Harbor Cam  Booth's Harbour Marina (Lk Erie North Shore-Ontario)
Sutton's Bay Michigan (near Traverse City)  Kingsville Ontario (looking south to Pelee Island)  
Grand Haven Beach and Lighthouse Port Stanley Beach Cam (live streaming)
Grand Haven Lighthouse cam (live feed) Lorain, Ohio Cam (Shows bridge) 
Grand Haven (Grand Isle Marina-7 Cams-best in Firefox) Luna Pier Mich. web cam
Grand Haven Cam (from Steelheaders) Maritime Academy of Toldeo  
Grand Haven Harbor Cam (user controlled) Toledo Channel  (pick from list of cams)
Grand Haven Wharf Marina Cam   Fairport Harbor Ohio Beach Cam (live action)
Yellow Cottage Cam-Grand Haven    Mentor Yacht Club Harbor (OH)
Traverse City Cam  (from News 9&10) Ashtabula Web Cam (works best in I.E.) 
Traverse City Cam (shows West Bay) Erie PA Harbor Cam  
Traverse City, Bayshore Resort   Erie PA Bayfront cam (shows harbor, hotel)  
Little Travese Yacht Club   Erie Yacht Club (Erie PA)
Traverse Bay Live cam (streaming) Erie PA Ravine Flyer Web Cam 
Grand Traverse Yacht Club Mooring Cam  new1.jpg (546 bytes) Town of Westfield NY (Barcelona Harbor)
The Cove-Leland Mich.  (U-control) Buffalo Canoe Club (near Crystal Beach Ontario)  
Great Lakes Maritime Academy (Traverse City) Buffalo, NY  (from Lakevision)
Holland Michigan Channel (west coast)  Buffalo Ice Cam   
Saugatuck Harbor (from Butlers restaurant)     
Sturgeon Bay Cam (looking towards canal-pick from list)

Lake Superior

Sturgeon Bay Marina Cam (from Leathem Smith Lodge)   
HarborPointe Marina (Sturgeon Bay)  Duluth Lift Bridge  
Petoskey Web Cam (can see harbor) Solglimt B&B Duluth (shows entrance)   
Petoskey Shoreline (from McLaren Heath) Duluth Harbor Tower Cam (from hills above)
Petoskey Little Traverse Bay   Duluth Cam (shows bridge and museum ship)   
Harbor Springs cam    Duluth Bridge Cam (live looking to harbor) 
Charlevoix Harbor Cam  new1.jpg (546 bytes) Duluth Harbor Cam (GLA stream-HD, live motion) 
Waukegan Harbor Web Cam Duluth Pier B Cam (animated HD) 
Algoma WI Lake Cam    Duluth Discover Park Point 
Port Washington Cam WDIO HarborCam Duluth  
Port Washington Marina Cam (live action movable) Duluth Lake Superior Cam (animated)
Chicago John Hancock (looking north) Duluth Park Point Beach Cam
Chicago Oak Street Beach  Inn on Lake Superior (points to harbor entrance) 
Chicago Loop and Lake Michigan Sault Ste. Marie (pick from list of cams)  
Chicago harbor web cam (nice view of city!)  Grand Portage Cam (from Midwest Hazecam)
Chicago Lakefront Cam (looking s. to downtown) Granite Island Lightstation  
Chicago Grant Park (points to SE bottom of lake)    Copper Harbor, Mich.
Reef Point Marina (Racine, Wi)    Wawa Ontario (Rock Island Lodge--go to bottom)   update.gif (165 bytes)
Winthrop Harbor Cam (IL) Lake Superior Cam (from Eagle Harbor, Mich.)
Northwestern Univ (looking south to city) Grand Marais Harbor Cam  
Sheboygan Blue Harbor resort cam  Thunder Bay Web Cam  
Sheboygan Harbor Centre Marina Cam   Marquette Lower Harbor  
Sheboygan Beach Cam   Bayfield, WI (from Seagull Bay Motel)  
Port Sheldon Buoy Cam (offshore)  Bayfield Harbor (from Apostle Island Marina)
Kenosha Yacht cam (movable) Bayfield Wisconsin (Kerr Studio)
Manitowac (WI) skycam Bayfield Inn (Live HD video) 
Harbor Cam Two Rivers (wi--Movable) Roy's Point Marina (Bayfield)
Lighthouse Inn Cam (two rivers movable) Pike's Bay Cam (Bayfield)
WBAY Green Bay Cam   Pictured Rocks Cruise (Pier) Live Video 
Yacht Works Green Bay Storm Cam Sunset Bay Beach (Ahmeek Mich) 
High Seas Marina Cam 1 (Oconto WI) Ashland WI Bay Cam
High Seas Marina Cam 2 (Oconto WI)  
High Seas Marina Cam 3 (Oconto WI) 

Lake Ontario

Green Bay Fox River (live video)  
Menominee Yacht Club Cam Hamilton Highway Cam--(entrance to Hamilton Ontario)
South Milwaukee Yacht Club (from Lakevision) Sodus Bay Lighthouse (NY) 
Milwaukee Lake Front (U-control) Niagara River Lower (Youngstown)  
Milwaukee Inner Harbor (from Great Lks Water Institute) Niagara River Cam (N. to open lake)
Miller Beach Cam (Gary, IN) Oak Orchard Lighthouse (Point Breeze)  
  Lake Ontario Cam (from Lyndonville NY) new1.jpg (546 bytes)
  Brockport Yacht Club (near Rochester) 
  Forest Lawn Beach, Webster NY (near Rochester)
 NOTE: Cams updated and fixed 4/17/17 Lake Ontario Cam (near Sterling NY)  
  Buy your own Freighter Observers Logbook!!      Toronto (east) surfcam (Java-enter user, user in box).
  Only $15.95 until June 1st.  2017.  Buy today!!    You can buy with Paypal.      Oakville Ontario Cam (near Toronto)
If you like my webcams, buy a logbook, otherwise the site may have to close! Oswego NY Lighthouse (from Lakevision)
Like Me Oswego SUNY webcam (sometimes points North to Lake)
  Pultneyville Yacht Club  

Lake Huron

Grimsby Beach (50 Point Yacht Club)
Sarnia Yacht Club (looks n. of bridges)   Olcott NY Harbor Cam (Back Bay Marina)
Forest Ontario (N. of Sarnia)  Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse  
Port Franks Yacht Club (at Chicken Island)   Kingston Ontario (Collins Bay Marina)
Grand Bend Ontario Yacht Club    
Grand Bend Lake Cam    
Goderich Harbour Cam (finally!)

Rivers, Canals, Cities, Lk. St. Clair

Goderich Harbour Expansion Cam (can is at top: enter viewer and viewer)  
Kincardine Ontario (just north of Goderich)  Belle Maer Marina Cam (Lake St. Clair)  
Kincardine Harbour (live action facing west)   Duffy's Landing (Lake St. Clair) 
Port Clark Web Cam   Toledo Cams  (Multiple Views) 
Jack and Jill's Surf Shop (Sauble Beach-U control) Mission Point, St. Mary's River  
Owen Sound Bay (see middle cam)   Highway Cam QEW -over Welland Canal 
Owen Sound Bay (from Leith Ont)  new1.jpg (546 bytes) Soo Lock cam (4 Cams, LOTS of boats!!)
Inverhuron Cam and Douglas Point (from Macrae Point)   Niagara Falls Cam (motion--nice view of Falls)
Tobermory (BlueBay Hotel) Cam    Detroit River Cam   (streaming, U-control cam)
Tawas Bay webcam (Tawas, Mich.) St. Lawrence Seaway (Calumet Island streaming)
Tawas Bay Weather Cam  The Straits area, Michigan (Mackinaw Is.)  
Rogers City web cam (full video)  
Alpena, MI webcam

Other Interesting Cams

Bay Point Marina (Midland Ont.)
Harbor Beach Mi (shows marina) Panama Canal Cam  
Bay City Cam (points to lake) St. John's Harbour (Halifax)
Sand Point Cam (Near Caseville) Hall's Harbour NS (Show huge tides in Bay of Fundy)
Killarney Beach Cam (near Bay City)   Key West (FL) Harbor Cam (shows cruise ships)
Port Austin Cams (9 cams)   
Caseville Beach cams (9 cams) Selected Vendors
Port Sanilac Lake Cam    
Port Sanilac Marina Web Cam (u-control) Obersheimer Sailor's Supplies
Sebewaing Cam (8 presets-Saginaw Bay) ThirdCoastShips -- Mobile app for Apple or Android for ship Watching.
Oscoda, AuSable (live video, needs AXIS viewer) Lake Shore Property in Ohio and other Ohio areas: Commercial and Residential.
Thomas Marina, Saginaw Bay     
Port Huron River Cam (shows bridges-streaming)    

           Other Interesting Sites

AIS Ship Tracker (Marine Traffic-you may have to click on the Great Lake sectional

map, but all ship locations will appear.)

Real-Time Map of Seaway (St. Lawrence/Welland system)

Great Lakes Water Temperature map Green Flash Sunsets (yes, the sun does turn green!)

Duluth Shipping News (nice photos)

If you are interested in FREIGHTERS,see my
Artist Page.
Ashland Marina Cam   Monroe Michigan (Lake Erie SE view-From Lakevision)
Ashland Ore Dock Demolition Cam     Ashtabula Web Cam
Maumee Bay Cam (from wunderground) Kelly's Island (from Dropcam,Village Pump)
Cleveland Crib area (3 miles NW of crib) Edgewater Beach Cam  (comes on in summer only)



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