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Lake Michigan

Lake Erie

Mackinac Bridge from St. Ignace Side Brest Bay Marina (Monroe, MI-best in I.E.)  
Mackinac Island Cam   Put-in-Bay, Jet Express Cam  
Gold Coast Marina (Frankfort)   Miller Ferry Put in Bay (bottom right cam)  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Loyola Univ. (Chicago area)  Port Clinton and Live Fishing Charter Cam 
Ludington Marina, Michigan Oak Harbor cam (from weatherunderground) 
Ludington Harbor Cam    Cedar Point Cams (3 cams often shows Sandusky Bay) 
Ludington Entrance (pointing west-pick from list) Sandusky Ferry Dock new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Harbor Cam Ludington (from Snyder's Shoreline Inn--u control)  Huron Ohio Lake Cam (pointed NE--from Lakevision)
Manistee Surf Cam (animated)    Huron Entrance from Old Fish House) new1.jpg (546 bytes)  Select from 4 cams
Manistee Mi. Cam (channel) Catawba Island Cam (Live Feed)
Klock Beach Benton Harbor new1.jpg (546 bytes) Catawba Island Club (top right cam) new1.jpg (546 bytes)
St. Joseph, MI harbor Cam Stone Lab (South Bass Lighthouse)
St. Joe Lighthouse Cam (live action) Middle Bass Island (looking to Rattlesnake Is.)
Michigan City Cam   Port Clinton Web Cam 
Michigan City Cam Open Water (from NOAA) Bay Point Resort (Marblehead)
Michigan City Cam (shows piers)   Cleveland Area (from Lakevision)   
Berrien County Beach cam (St. Joe)  Cleveland-points to city from Pier W Restaurant  
Beaver Island MI  (Power's Hardware) Cleveland Crib Cam
Beaver Island Web Cam Cleveland Crib area (3 miles NW of crib)
Beaver Island Ferry Dock Cam (from 9 & 10 News) new1.jpg (546 bytes) Vermilion Yacht Club  (only works in Int. Exp)
Beaver Island Ferry Cam (and more) new1.jpg (546 bytes) Avon Lake Cam (live feed from Youtube)
Leelanau Peninsula cam Avon Ohio Cam (from Folger House) 
Leland Live (at Manitou Transit-pick from list at right) Bay Boat Club (Bay Village)
Frankfort Live (from Garden Theater-pick from list at right) Wildwood Yacht Club Cam   
Frankfort Surf Cam (live action from Dawn Patrol)   Eastlake Ohio Cam (east of Cleveland)
Frankfort Harbor Lights Marina and Beach cam BoatHouse Cam (near Cleveland)    
Empire Beach Cam Lake Erie Web cam (from Lake Co.-live stream too) 
Washington Island Ferry (Door Cty) Conneaut Harbor Web Cam (Ohio--enter guest/guest) 
Evergreen Beach Resort (Door Cty)  Bayview Marina (Long Point Ont.)
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)   Long Point Pier Cam  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
NOAA Muskegon Harbor Cam  Cottages off Turkey Point (Ontario) 
Grand Haven Beach and Lighthouse Booth's Harbour Marina (Lk Erie North Shore-Ontario)
Grand Haven Lighthouse cam (live feed) Kingsville Ontario (looking south to Pelee Island)  
Grand Haven (Grand Isle Marina-7 Cams-best in Firefox)  Leamington Harbour Cam (north and south side)
Grand Haven Cam (from Steelheaders) Port Stanley Beach Cam (live streaming)
Grand Haven Harbor Cam (user controlled) Lorain, Ohio Cam (Shows bridge) 
Grand Haven Wharf Marina Cam   Luna Pier Mich. web cam
Yellow Cottage Cam-Grand Haven    Maritime Academy of Toldeo  
Traverse City Cam  (from News 9&10-pick from list) Toledo Channel  (pick from list of cams)
Traverse City Cam (shows West Bay) Fairport Harbor Ohio Beach Cam (live action)
Little Travese Yacht Club   Lake Erie Metro Parks Bluff Cam
Traverse Bay Live cam (streaming)  Mentor Yacht Club Harbor (OH--scroll down)
Bayfront Cam Traverse City Geneva on the Lake Resort (OH)
Little Traverse Yacht Club Ashtabula Web Cam (works best in I.E.) 
Inn at Bay Harbor (Traverse City) Erie PA Harbor Cam  
The Cove-Leland Mich.  (typically has Java issues) Erie PA Bayfront cam (shows harbor, hotel)  
Great Lakes Maritime Academy (Traverse City) Erie Yacht Club (Erie PA)
Holland Michigan Channel (west coast)  Erie PA Ravine Flyer Web Cam 
Boatwerks Restaurant Cam (Holland)  Town of Westfield NY (Scroll Down site--Barcelona Harbor)
Saugatuck Harbor (from Butlers restaurant)    Buffalo Canoe Club (near Crystal Beach Ontario)  
Near Saugatuck (s. of) Lake Cam Buffalo, NY  (from Lakevision)
Sturgeon Bay Cam (looking towards canal-pick from list) Buffalo Ice Cam   
Sturgeon Bay Marina Cam (from Leathem Smith Lodge)   
Petoskey Web Cam (can see harbor)

Lake Superior

Petoskey Shoreline (from McLaren Heath)  
Petoskey Little Traverse Bay   Duluth Lift Bridge  
Petoskey Cam (from Holiday Inn Express) South Pier Inn Duluth Cam (2 cams-harbor and canal) 
Harbor Springs cam    Solglimt B&B Duluth (shows entrance)   
Charlevoix Harbor Cam  Duluth Harbor Tower Cam (from hills above)
Waukegan Harbor Web Cam Duluth Cam (shows bridge and museum ship)   
Algoma WI Lake Cam    Duluth Bridge Cam (live looking to harbor) 
Port Washington Cam Duluth Harbor Cam (GLA stream-HD, live motion) 
Port Washington Marina Cam (live action movable) Duluth Pier B Cam (animated HD) 
Chicago John Hancock (looking north) Duluth Discover Park Point 
Chicago Oak Street Beach  WDIO HarborCam Duluth  
Chicago Loop and Lake Michigan Duluth Lake Superior Cam (animated)
Chicago harbor web cam (nice view of city!)  Duluth Park Point Beach Cam
Chicago Lakefront Cam (looking s. to downtown) Inn on Lake Superior (points to harbor entrance) 
Chicago Grant Park (points to SE bottom of lake)    Glensheen Manor (Lake Cam in Duluth looking south) 
Reef Point Marina (Racine, Wi)    Sault Ste. Marie (pick from list of cams)  
Winthrop Harbor Cam (IL) Granite Island Lightstation  
Northwestern Univ (looking south to city) Copper Harbor, Mich.
Sheboygan Blue Harbor resort cam  Grand Portage Cam (from Midwest Hazecam)
Sheboygan Harbor Centre Marina Cam   Granite Island Lightstation  
Sheboygan Beach Cam   Copper Harbor, Mich.
Port Sheldon Buoy Cam (offshore)  Wawa Ontario (Rock Island Lodge--go to bottom)  
Kenosha Yacht cam (movable) Montreal River Harbour Cams (n. of the Sault) 
Manitowac (WI) skycam Lake Superior Cam (from Eagle Harbor, Mich.)
Manitowac Marina Cam (movable)   Grand Marais Harbor Cam  
Harbor Cam Two Rivers (wi--Movable) Two Harbors Depot Cam 
Lighthouse Inn Cam (two rivers movable) Two Harbors Boat Launch
WBAY Green Bay Cam   Ontonagon Web Cam
Yacht Works Green Bay Storm Cam Thunder Bay Web Cam  
High Seas Marina Cam 1 (Oconto WI) Isle Royale Webcams (Tobin Harbor, and Mott Island Dock)  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
High Seas Marina Cam 2 (Oconto WI) Marquette Lower Harbor  
High Seas Marina Cam 3 (Oconto WI)  Marquette Superior Watershed Cam new1.jpg (546 bytes)  (often shows surfers)
Green Bay Fox River (live video) Bayfield, WI (from Seagull Bay Motel)  
Menominee Yacht Club Cam Bayfield Wisconsin (Kerr Studio)
Milwaukee Lake Front (U-control) Bayfield Inn (Live HD video) 
Milwaukee Inner Harbor (from Great Lks Water Institute) Port Superior Marina (in Bayfield) 
Miller Beach Cam (Gary, IN) Roy's Point Marina (Bayfield)
  Pike Bay Marina Cam (Bayfield)
 NOTE: Cams updated and fixed 5/18/2018 Pictured Rocks Cruise (Pier)
  Buy your own Freighter Observers Logbook!!      Sunset Bay Beach (Ahmeek Mich) 
  Only $15.95 until June 30th. 2018.  Buy today!!    You can buy with Paypal.      Ashland WI Bay Cam
  Madeline Island Webcam (from the Beach Club) 
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  Lake Ontario

Lake Huron

Sarnia Yacht Club (looks n. of bridges)   Hamilton Highway Cam--(entrance to Hamilton Ontario)
Forest Ontario (N. of Sarnia)  Sodus Bay Lighthouse (NY) 
Port Franks Yacht Club (at Chicken Island)   Niagara River Lower (Youngstown)  
Grand Bend Ontario Yacht Club   Niagara River Cam (N. to open lake)
Grand Bend Lake Cam   Oak Orchard Lighthouse (Point Breeze)  
Grand Bend Beach Cam Lake Ontario Cam (from Lyndonville NY)
Goderich Harbour Expansion Cam (can is at top: enter viewer and viewer) Brockport Yacht Club (near Rochester) 
Kincardine Ontario (just north of Goderich)  Forest Lawn Beach, Webster NY (near Rochester)
Kincardine Harbour (live action facing west)   Oak Orchard Piers (near Rochester) new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Port Clark Web Cam   Toronto (east) surfcam (Java-enter user, user in box).
Owen Sound Bay (see middle cam)   Oakville Ontario Cam (near Toronto)
Owen Sound Bay (from Leith Ont)  Fair Point Marina (Fair Haven NY) 
Inverhuron Cam and Douglas Point (from Macrae Point)   Oswego NY Lighthouse (from Lakevision)
Tobermory (BlueBay Hotel) Cam    Oswego SUNY webcam (sometimes points North to Lake)
Chi-Cheemaun Ferry Cam (Tobermory and S. Baymouth)  Pultneyville Yacht Club  
Tawas Bay Weather Cam  Grimsby Beach (50 Point Yacht Club)
Rogers City web cam (full video) Olcott NY Harbor Cam (Back Bay Marina)
Alpena, MI webcam Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse  
Bay Point Marina (Midland Ont.) Kingston Ontario (Collins Bay Marina)
Harbor Beach Mi (shows marina)  
Au Sauble beach (near Bay City)

Rivers, Canals, Cities, Lk. St. Clair

Bay City Cam (points to lake)  
Sand Point Cam (Near Caseville) Belle Maer Marina Cam (Lake St. Clair)  
Killarney Beach Cam (near Bay City)   Duffy's Landing (Lake St. Clair) 
Port Austin Cams   Toledo Cams  (Multiple Views) 
Caseville Beach cams Mission Point, St. Mary's River  
Port Sanilac Lake Cam  Highway Cam QEW -over Welland Canal 
Port Sanilac Marina Web Cam (u-control)  Soo Lock cam (4 Cams, LOTS of boats!!)
Sebewaing Cam (8 presets-Saginaw Bay) Niagara Falls Cam (motion--nice view of Falls)
Oscoda, AuSable (live video, needs AXIS viewer) Detroit River Cam   (streaming, U-control cam)
Thomas Marina, Saginaw Bay    St. Lawrence Seaway (Calumet Island streaming)
Port Huron River Cam (shows bridges-streaming)   1000 Island Web Cams (several) new1.jpg (546 bytes)
  The Straits area, Michigan (Mackinaw Is.)  
  Port of Quebec Cam new1.jpg (546 bytes)
  Other Important and Interesting Great Lakes Links  

Other Interesting Nautical Cams

Canadian Lighthouses of Lake Superior Inc. (CLLS) new1.jpg (546 bytes)
  Panama Canal Cam  
               To Advertise appropriate products on this page, contact us.   Halifax Harbour (from Westin Hotel)
   Hall's Harbour NS (Show huge tides in Bay of Fundy)
  Key West (FL) Harbor Cam (shows cruise ships)
  Selected Vendors
  Great Lakes Art for Sale new1.jpg (546 bytes)
  ThirdCoastShips -- Mobile app for Apple or Android for ship Watching.
  Lake Shore Property in Ohio and other Ohio areas: Commercial and Residential.

           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.
Jack and Jill's Surf Shop (Sauble Beach-U control).   Lake Ontario Cam (near Sterling NY)  
Sutton's Bay Michigan (near Traverse City)  South Milwaukee Yacht Club (from Lakevision)
Goderich Harbour Cam    



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