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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 Cedar Point Cams (3 cams often shows Sandusky Bay) 
Ludington Harbor Cam    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) Kelleys Island (from Village Pump Bar)  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Klock Beach Benton Harbor Catawba Island Cam (Live Feed)
St. Joseph, MI harbor Cam Catawba Island Club (top right cam)
Michigan City Cam   Stone Lab (South Bass Lighthouse)
Michigan City Cam Open Water (from NOAA) Middle Bass Island (looking to Rattlesnake Is.)
Michigan City Cam (shows piers)   Bay Point Resort (Marblehead)
Berrien County Beach cam (St. Joe)  Cleveland Area (from Lakevision)   
South Haven Live Cam new1.jpg (546 bytes) Cleveland-points to city from Pier W Restaurant  
Beaver Island MI  (Power's Hardware) Cleveland Flats Area (points to NS Bridge-thanks Natalie)  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Beaver Island Web Cam Cleveland-Forest City Marina Cam 
Beaver Island Ferry Dock Cam (from 9 & 10 News) Cleveland Crib Cam
Beaver Island Ferry Cam (and more) 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 
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 Drawbridge Cam  new1.jpg (546 bytes) Kingsville Ontario (looking south to Pelee Island)  
Yellow Cottage Cam-Grand Haven    Leamington Harbour Cam (north and south side)
Traverse City Cam  (from News 9&10-pick from list) Port Stanley Beach Cam (live streaming)
Traverse City Cam (shows West Bay) Lorain, Ohio Cam (Shows bridge) 
Bayfront Cam Traverse City Lorain Lighthouse Cam  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Little Traverse Yacht Club Luna Pier Mich. web cam
Inn at Bay Harbor (Traverse City) Maritime Academy of Toldeo  
The Cove-Leland Mich. Toledo Channel
Great Lakes Maritime Academy (Traverse City) Fairport Harbor Ohio Beach Cam (live action)
Holland Michigan Channel (west coast)  Lake Erie Metro Parks Bluff Cam
Boatwerks Restaurant Cam (Holland)  Mentor Yacht Club Harbor (OH--scroll down)
Saugatuck Harbor (from Butlers restaurant)    Geneva on the Lake Resort (OH)
Sturgeon Bay Cam (looking towards canal-pick from list) Ashtabula Web Cam (works best in I.E.) 
Sturgeon Bay Marina Cam (from Leathem Smith Lodge)  Erie PA Harbor Cam  
Petoskey Web Cam (can see harbor--scroll down a bit)  new1.jpg (546 bytes) Erie PA Bayfront cam (shows harbor, hotel)  
Petoskey Bay Harbor Yacht Club  new1.jpg (546 bytes) Erie Yacht Club (Erie PA)
Petoskey Little Traverse Bay   Erie PA Ravine Flyer Web Cam 
Petoskey Cam (from Holiday Inn Express) Town of Westfield NY (Scroll Down site--Barcelona Harbor)
Harbor Springs cam    Buffalo Canoe Club (near Crystal Beach Ontario)  
Charlevoix Harbor Cam  Buffalo Ice Cam   
Waukegan Harbor Web Cam  
Algoma WI Lake Cam     
Port Washington Cam

Lake Superior

Port Washington Marina Cam (live action movable)  
Chicago John Hancock (looking north) Duluth Lift Bridge  
Chicago Oak Street Beach  South Pier Inn Duluth Cam (2 cams-harbor and canal) 
Chicago Loop and Lake Michigan Duluth (offshore) from Beacon Pointe
Chicago harbor web cam (Many many cams from gov't) Solglimt B&B Duluth (shows entrance)   
Chicago Lakefront Cam (looking s. to downtown) Duluth Harbor Tower Cam (from hills above)
Chicago Grant Park (points to SE bottom of lake)    Duluth Cam (shows bridge and museum ship)   
Reef Point Marina (Racine, Wi)    Duluth Harbor Cam (from Allete)  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Winthrop Harbor Cam (IL) Duluth Bridge Cam (live looking to harbor) 
Sheboygan Blue Harbor resort cam  Duluth Harbor Cam (GLA stream-HD, live motion) 
Sheboygan Harbor Centre Marina Cam   Duluth Pier B Cam (animated HD) 
Sheboygan Beach Cam   Duluth Discover Park Point 
Port Sheldon Buoy Cam (offshore)  WDIO HarborCam Duluth  
Manitowac (WI) skycam Duluth Lake Superior Cam (animated)
Manitowac Marina Cam (movable)   Duluth Park Point Beach Cam
Harbor Cam Two Rivers (wi--Movable) Inn on Lake Superior (points to harbor entrance) 
Lighthouse Inn Cam (two rivers movable) Glensheen Manor (Lake Cam in Duluth looking south) 
WBAY Green Bay Cam   Sault Ste. Marie (pick from list of cams)  
Yacht Works Green Bay Storm Cam Copper Harbor, Mich.
High Seas Marina Cam 1 (Oconto WI) Grand Portage Cam (from Midwest Hazecam)
High Seas Marina Cam 2 (Oconto WI) Granite Island Lightstation  (9 cams)
High Seas Marina Cam 3 (Oconto WI)  Wawa Ontario (Rock Island Lodge--go to bottom)  
Green Bay Fox River (live video) Montreal River Harbour Cams (n. of the Sault) 
Menominee Yacht Club Cam Lake Superior Cam (from Eagle Harbor, Mich.)
Milwaukee Lake Front (U-control) Grand Marais Harbor Cam  
Mikwaukee Sailing Center cam new1.jpg (546 bytes) Grand Marais Harbor (from outside the trading post) 
Milwaukee Inner Harbor (from Great Lks Water Institute) Two Harbors Depot Cam 
Miller Beach Cam (Gary, IN) Two Harbors Boat Launch
  Lutsen Beach Cam (Lk. Superior)
 NOTE: Cams updated and fixed 9/8/19 Isle Royale Webcams (Tobin Harbor, and Mott Island Dock) 
  Buy your own Freighter Observers Logbook!!      Marquette Lower Harbor  
  Only $15.95 --  Buy today!!    You can buy with Paypal--easy! Marquette Superior Watershed Cam   (often shows surfers)
If you like my webcams, please buy my book; it helps pay the site upkeep! Marquette View of town (shows ships loading at top) 
  Bayfield, WI (from Seagull Bay Motel)   

Lake Huron

Bayfield Inn (Live HD video) 
Sarnia Yacht Club (looks n. of bridges)   Port Superior Marina (in Bayfield) 
Forest Ontario (N. of Sarnia)  Roy's Point Marina (Bayfield)
Port Franks Yacht Club (at Chicken Island)   Pike Bay Marina Cam (Bayfield)
Grand Bend Ontario Yacht Club   Pictured Rocks Cruise (Pier)
Grand Bend Lake Cam   Sunset Bay Beach (Ahmeek Mich) 
Grand Bend Beach Cam Ashland WI Bay Cam
Goderich Harbour Expansion Cam (can is at top: enter viewer and viewer) Madeline Island Webcam (from the Beach Club) 
Kincardine Ontario (just north of Goderich)   
Port Clark Web Cam   Lake Ontario
Owen Sound Bay (see middle cam)    
Owen Sound Bay (from Leith Ont)  Hamilton Highway Cam--(entrance to Hamilton Ontario)
Inverhuron Cam and Douglas Point (from Macrae Point)   Sodus Bay Lighthouse (NY) 
Tobermory (BlueBay Hotel) Cam    Niagara River Lower (Youngstown)  
Chi-Cheemaun Ferry Cam (Tobermory and S. Baymouth)  Niagara River Cam (N. to open lake)
Wasaga Beach Cam new1.jpg (546 bytes) Oak Orchard Lighthouse (Point Breeze)  
Tawas Bay Weather Cam  Lake Ontario Cam (from Lyndonville NY)
Rogers City web cam (full video) Brockport Yacht Club (near Rochester) 
Alpena, MI webcam Forest Lawn Beach, Webster NY (near Rochester)
Harbor Beach Mi (shows marina) Oak Orchard Piers (near Rochester)
Au Sauble beach (near Bay City) Toronto (east) surfcam (Java-enter user, user in box).
Bay City Cam (points to lake) Oakville Ontario Cam (near Toronto)
Sand Point Cam (Near Caseville) Fair Point Marina (Fair Haven NY) 
Killarney Beach Cam (near Bay City)   Oswego NY Lighthouse (from Lakevision)
Port Austin Cams   Oswego SUNY webcam (sometimes points North to Lake)
Caseville Beach cams Pultneyville Yacht Club  
Port Sanilac Lake Cam  Grimsby Beach (50 Point Yacht Club)
Port Sanilac Marina Web Cam (u-control)  Olcott NY Harbor Cam (Back Bay Marina)
Oscoda, AuSable (live video, needs AXIS viewer) Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse  
Thomas Marina, Saginaw Bay    Kingston Ontario (Collins Bay Marina)
Port Huron River Cam (shows bridges-streaming)  new1.jpg (546 bytes)  

Rivers, Canals, Cities, Lk. St. Clair

  Other Important and Interesting Great Lakes Links  
   Belle Maer Marina Cam (Lake St. Clair)  
Canadian Lighthouses of Lake Superior Inc. (CLLS) Duffy's Landing (Lake St. Clair) 
  Marine City (Mi) Cam (Youtube channel-look at right if not live) 
 To Advertise ($$) appropriate products on this page, contact us.   Algonac (MI) Ferry Camnew1.jpg (546 bytes)
  Port Huron Cam (from under Blue Water Bridge). new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Selected Vendors Toledo Cams  (Multiple Views) 
Great Lakes Art for Sale new1.jpg (546 bytes) Toledo Riverfront Cam 
ThirdCoastShips -- Mobile app for Apple or Android for ship Watching. Highway Cam QEW (over Welland Canal)
Lake Shore Property in Ohio and other Ohio areas: Commercial and Residential. Soo Lock Cam (from news 9/10 Karl's Cusine)
  Niagara Falls Cam (motion--nice view of Falls)

Other Interesting Nautical Cams

Detroit River Cam   (streaming, U-control cam)
Vancouver Harbour Cam (ships, helicopters and more) Detroit River and Skyline (from Windsor) new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Panama Canal Cam   St. Lawrence Seaway (Calumet Island streaming)
Halifax Harbour (from Westin Hotel) 1000 Island Web Cams (several)
Hall's Harbour NS (Show huge tides in Bay of Fundy) Rockport Ontario (from Ed Huck Marina) 
Key West (FL) Harbor Cam (shows cruise ships) The Straits area, Michigan (Mackinaw Is.)  
  Port of Quebec Cam

           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.
Duluth Harbor Ship Tracker new1.jpg (546 bytes) Great Lakes Shore Viewer (great app)  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Oak Harbor cam (from weatherunderground)  Ontonagon Web Cam
Grand Haven Harbor Cam (user controlled)  Thunder Bay Web Cam   
Near Saugatuck (s. of) Lake Cam  
Soo Lock cam (4 Cams, LOTS of boats!!)  



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