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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) 
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
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)
St. Joseph, MI harbor Cam Stone Lab (South Bass Lighthouse)
Michigan City Cam   Middle Bass Island (looking to Rattlesnake Is.)
Michigan City Cam Open Water (from NOAA) Port Clinton Web Cam 
Michigan City Cam (shows piers)   Bay Point Resort (Marblehead)
Berrien County Beach cam (St. Joe)  Cleveland Area (from Lakevision)   
Beaver Island MI  (Power's Hardware) Cleveland-points to city from Pier W Restaurant  
Beaver Island Web Cam Cleveland Flats Area (points to NS Bridge-thanks Natalie)  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Beaver Island Ferry Dock Cam (from 9 & 10 News) new1.jpg (546 bytes) Cleveland Crib Cam
Beaver Island Ferry Cam (and more) new1.jpg (546 bytes) Cleveland Crib area (3 miles NW of crib)
Leelanau Peninsula cam Vermilion Yacht Club  (only works in Int. Exp)
Leland Live (at Manitou Transit-pick from list at right) Avon Lake Cam (live feed from Youtube)
Frankfort Live (from Garden Theater-pick from list at right) Avon Ohio Cam (from Folger House) 
Frankfort Surf Cam (live action from Dawn Patrol)   Bay Boat Club (Bay Village)
Frankfort Harbor Lights Marina and Beach cam Wildwood Yacht Club Cam   
Empire Beach Cam Eastlake Ohio Cam (east of Cleveland)
Washington Island Ferry (Door Cty) BoatHouse Cam (near Cleveland)    
Evergreen Beach Resort (Door Cty)  Lake Erie Web cam (from Lake Co.-live stream too) 
Fish Creek Cam (Door Cty) Conneaut Harbor Web Cam (Ohio--enter guest/guest) 
White River Cam (u-control)   Bayview Marina (Long Point Ont.)
Muskegon Cam (from Maranatha Center)  Port Dover Museum Cam (shows water)
Muskegon Surf Cam (live action)   Port Dover River Cam 
NOAA Muskegon Harbor Cam  Old Cut Marina (Long Point Ont.)   
Grand Haven Beach and Lighthouse Long Point Pier Cam  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Grand Haven Lighthouse cam (live feed) Cottages off Turkey Point (Ontario) 
Grand Haven Cam (from Steelheaders) Booth's Harbour Marina (Lk Erie North Shore-Ontario)
Grand Haven Harbor Cam (user controlled) Kingsville Ontario (looking south to Pelee Island)  
Grand Haven Wharf Marina Cam   Leamington Harbour Cam (north and south side)
Yellow Cottage Cam-Grand Haven    Port Stanley Beach Cam (live streaming)
Traverse City Cam  (from News 9&10-pick from list) Lorain, Ohio Cam (Shows bridge) 
Traverse City Cam (shows West Bay) Luna Pier Mich. web cam
Little Travese Yacht Club   Maritime Academy of Toldeo  
Traverse Bay Live cam (streaming)  Toledo Channel
Bayfront Cam Traverse City Fairport Harbor Ohio Beach Cam (live action)
Little Traverse Yacht Club Lake Erie Metro Parks Bluff Cam
Inn at Bay Harbor (Traverse City) Mentor Yacht Club Harbor (OH--scroll down)
The Cove-Leland Mich.  (typically has Java issues) Geneva on the Lake Resort (OH)
Great Lakes Maritime Academy (Traverse City) Ashtabula Web Cam (works best in I.E.) 
Holland Michigan Channel (west coast)  Erie PA Harbor Cam  
Boatwerks Restaurant Cam (Holland)  Erie PA Bayfront cam (shows harbor, hotel)  
Saugatuck Harbor (from Butlers restaurant)    Erie Yacht Club (Erie PA)
Near Saugatuck (s. of) Lake Cam Erie PA Ravine Flyer Web Cam 
Sturgeon Bay Cam (looking towards canal-pick from list) Town of Westfield NY (Scroll Down site--Barcelona Harbor)
Sturgeon Bay Marina Cam (from Leathem Smith Lodge)  Buffalo Canoe Club (near Crystal Beach Ontario)  
Petoskey Web Cam (can see harbor) Buffalo, NY  (from Lakevision)
Petoskey Shoreline (from McLaren Heath) Buffalo Ice Cam   
Petoskey Little Traverse Bay    
Petoskey Cam (from Holiday Inn Express)

Lake Superior

Harbor Springs cam     
Charlevoix Harbor Cam  Duluth Lift Bridge  
Waukegan Harbor Web Cam South Pier Inn Duluth Cam (2 cams-harbor and canal) 
Algoma WI Lake Cam    Solglimt B&B Duluth (shows entrance)   
Port Washington Cam Duluth Harbor Tower Cam (from hills above)
Port Washington Marina Cam (live action movable) Duluth Cam (shows bridge and museum ship)   
Chicago John Hancock (looking north) Duluth Bridge Cam (live looking to harbor) 
Chicago Oak Street Beach  Duluth Harbor Cam (GLA stream-HD, live motion) 
Chicago Loop and Lake Michigan Duluth Pier B Cam (animated HD) 
Chicago harbor web cam (Many many cams from gov't) Duluth Discover Park Point 
Chicago Lakefront Cam (looking s. to downtown) WDIO HarborCam Duluth  
Chicago Grant Park (points to SE bottom of lake)    Duluth Lake Superior Cam (animated)
Reef Point Marina (Racine, Wi)    Duluth Park Point Beach Cam
Winthrop Harbor Cam (IL) Inn on Lake Superior (points to harbor entrance) 
Northwestern Univ (looking south to city)  Glensheen Manor (Lake Cam in Duluth looking south) 
Sheboygan Blue Harbor resort cam  Sault Ste. Marie (pick from list of cams)  
Sheboygan Harbor Centre Marina Cam    
Sheboygan Beach Cam   Copper Harbor, Mich.
Port Sheldon Buoy Cam (offshore)  Grand Portage Cam (from Midwest Hazecam)
Kenosha Yacht cam (movable)  Granite Island Lightstation  (9 cams)
Manitowac (WI) skycam Wawa Ontario (Rock Island Lodge--go to bottom)  
Manitowac Marina Cam (movable)   Montreal River Harbour Cams (n. of the Sault) 
Harbor Cam Two Rivers (wi--Movable) Lake Superior Cam (from Eagle Harbor, Mich.)
Lighthouse Inn Cam (two rivers movable) Grand Marais Harbor Cam  
WBAY Green Bay Cam   Two Harbors Depot Cam 
Yacht Works Green Bay Storm Cam Two Harbors Boat Launch
High Seas Marina Cam 1 (Oconto WI) Lutsen Beach Cam (Lk. Superior) new1.jpg (546 bytes)
High Seas Marina Cam 2 (Oconto WI) Ontonagon Web Cam
High Seas Marina Cam 3 (Oconto WI)  Thunder Bay Web Cam  
Green Bay Fox River (live video) Isle Royale Webcams (Tobin Harbor, and Mott Island Dock) 
Menominee Yacht Club Cam Marquette Lower Harbor  
Milwaukee Lake Front (U-control) Marquette Superior Watershed Cam   (often shows surfers)
Milwaukee Inner Harbor (from Great Lks Water Institute) Bayfield, WI (from Seagull Bay Motel)  
Miller Beach Cam (Gary, IN) Bayfield Wisconsin (Kerr Studio)
  Bayfield Inn (Live HD video) 
 NOTE: Cams updated and fixed 8/6/2018 Port Superior Marina (in Bayfield) 
  Buy your own Freighter Observers Logbook!!      Roy's Point Marina (Bayfield)
  Only $15.95 until Sept 30th. 2018.  Buy today!!    You can buy with Paypal.      Pike Bay Marina Cam (Bayfield)
  Pictured Rocks Cruise (Pier)
If you like my webcams, please buy my book; it helps pay the site upkeep! Sunset Bay Beach (Ahmeek Mich) 
  Ashland WI Bay Cam

Lake Huron

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

Rivers, Canals, Cities, Lk. St. Clair

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

Selected Vendors
Great Lakes Art for Sale new1.jpg (546 bytes) Panama Canal Cam  
ThirdCoastShips -- Mobile app for Apple or Android for ship Watching. Halifax Harbour (from Westin Hotel)
Lake Shore Property in Ohio and other Ohio areas: Commercial and Residential. Hall's Harbour NS (Show huge tides in Bay of Fundy)
  Key West (FL) Harbor Cam (shows cruise ships)

           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   Grand Haven (Grand Isle Marina-7 Cams-best in Firefox) 
St. Joe Lighthouse Cam (live action)  



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