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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) 
Harbor Cam Ludington (from Snyder's Shoreline Inn--u control)  Sandusky Ferry Dock
Manistee Surf Cam (animated)    Huron Ohio Lake Cam (pointed NE--from Lakevision)
Manistee Mi. Cam (channel) Huron Entrance from Old Fish House) new1.jpg (546 bytes)  Select from 4 cams
Klock Beach Benton Harbor Kelleys Island (from Village Pump Bar)  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
St. Joseph, MI harbor Cam Catawba Island Cam (Live Feed)
Michigan City Cam   Catawba Island Club (top right cam)
Michigan City Cam Open Water (from NOAA) Stone Lab (South Bass Lighthouse)
Michigan City Cam (shows piers)   Middle Bass Island (looking to Rattlesnake Is.)
Berrien County Beach cam (St. Joe)  Bay Point Resort (Marblehead)
Beaver Island MI  (Power's Hardware) Cleveland Area (from Lakevision)   
Beaver Island Web Cam Cleveland-points to city from Pier W Restaurant  
Beaver Island Ferry Dock Cam (from 9 & 10 News) Cleveland Flats Area (points to NS Bridge-thanks Natalie)  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Beaver Island Ferry Cam (and more) Cleveland-Forest City Marina Cam 
Leelanau Peninsula cam Cleveland Crib Cam
Leland Live (at Manitou Transit-pick from list at right) Cleveland Crib area (3 miles NW of crib)
Frankfort Live (from Garden Theater-pick from list at right) Vermilion Yacht Club  (only works in Int. Exp)
Frankfort Surf Cam (live action from Dawn Patrol)   Avon Lake Cam (live feed from Youtube)
Frankfort Harbor Lights Marina and Beach cam Avon Ohio Cam (from Folger House) 
Empire Beach Cam Bay Boat Club (Bay Village)
Washington Island Ferry (Door Cty) Wildwood Yacht Club Cam   
Evergreen Beach Resort (Door Cty)  Eastlake Ohio Cam (east of Cleveland)
Fish Creek Cam (Door Cty) BoatHouse Cam (near Cleveland)    
White River Cam (u-control)   Lake Erie Web cam (from Lake Co.-live stream too) 
Muskegon Cam (from Maranatha Center)  Conneaut Harbor Web Cam (Ohio--enter guest/guest) 
Muskegon Surf Cam (live action)   Bayview Marina (Long Point Ont.)
NOAA Muskegon Harbor Cam  Port Dover Museum Cam (shows water)
Grand Haven Beach and Lighthouse Port Dover River Cam 
Grand Haven Lighthouse cam (live feed) Old Cut Marina (Long Point Ont.)   
Grand Haven Cam (from Steelheaders) Long Point Pier Cam 
Grand Haven Harbor Cam (user controlled)  Cottages off Turkey Point (Ontario) 
Grand  haven Drawbridge Cam  new1.jpg (546 bytes) Booth's Harbour Marina (Lk Erie North Shore-Ontario)
Yellow Cottage Cam-Grand Haven    Kingsville Ontario (looking south to Pelee Island)  
Traverse City Cam  (from News 9&10-pick from list) Leamington Harbour Cam (north and south side)
Traverse City Cam (shows West Bay) Port Stanley Beach Cam (live streaming)
Bayfront Cam Traverse City Lorain, Ohio Cam (Shows bridge) 
Little Traverse Yacht Club Lorain Lighthouse Cam  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Inn at Bay Harbor (Traverse City) Luna Pier Mich. web cam
The Cove-Leland Mich. Maritime Academy of Toldeo  
Great Lakes Maritime Academy (Traverse City) Toledo Channel
Holland Michigan Channel (west coast)  Fairport Harbor Ohio Beach Cam (live action)
Boatwerks Restaurant Cam (Holland)  Lake Erie Metro Parks Bluff Cam
Saugatuck Harbor (from Butlers restaurant)    Mentor Yacht Club Harbor (OH--scroll down)
Near Saugatuck (s. of) Lake Cam 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)  Erie PA Bayfront cam (shows harbor, hotel)  
Petoskey Shoreline (from McLaren Heath) 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 Bridge Cam (live looking to harbor) 
Winthrop Harbor Cam (IL) Duluth Harbor Cam (GLA stream-HD, live motion) 
Sheboygan Blue Harbor resort cam  Duluth Pier B Cam (animated HD) 
Sheboygan Harbor Centre Marina Cam   Duluth Discover Park Point 
Sheboygan Beach Cam   WDIO HarborCam Duluth  
Port Sheldon Buoy Cam (offshore)  Duluth Lake Superior Cam (animated)
Manitowac (WI) skycam Duluth Park Point Beach Cam
Manitowac Marina Cam (movable)   Inn on Lake Superior (points to harbor entrance) 
Harbor Cam Two Rivers (wi--Movable) Glensheen Manor (Lake Cam in Duluth looking south) 
Lighthouse Inn Cam (two rivers movable) Sault Ste. Marie (pick from list of cams)  
WBAY Green Bay Cam   Copper Harbor, Mich.
Yacht Works Green Bay Storm Cam Grand Portage Cam (from Midwest Hazecam)
High Seas Marina Cam 1 (Oconto WI) Granite Island Lightstation  (9 cams)
High Seas Marina Cam 2 (Oconto WI) Wawa Ontario (Rock Island Lodge--go to bottom)  
High Seas Marina Cam 3 (Oconto WI)  Montreal River Harbour Cams (n. of the Sault) 
Green Bay Fox River (live video) Lake Superior Cam (from Eagle Harbor, Mich.)
Menominee Yacht Club Cam Grand Marais Harbor Cam  
Milwaukee Lake Front (U-control) Grand Marais Harbor (from outside the trading post) 
Mikwaukee Sailing Center cam new1.jpg (546 bytes) Two Harbors Depot Cam 
Milwaukee Inner Harbor (from Great Lks Water Institute) Two Harbors Boat Launch
Miller Beach Cam (Gary, IN) Lutsen Beach Cam (Lk. Superior)
  Ontonagon Web Cam
 NOTE: Cams updated and fixed 7/7/19 Thunder Bay Web Cam  
  Buy your own Freighter Observers Logbook!!      Isle Royale Webcams (Tobin Harbor, and Mott Island Dock) 
  Only $15.95 --  Buy today!!    You can buy with Paypal.      Marquette Lower Harbor  
If you like my webcams, please buy my book; it helps pay the site upkeep! Marquette Superior Watershed Cam   (often shows surfers)
  Marquette View of town (shows ships loading at top) 

Lake Huron

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

Rivers, Canals, Cities, Lk. St. Clair

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

Other Interesting Nautical Cams

Soo Lock cam (4 Cams, LOTS of boats!!)
Vancouver Harbour Cam (ships, helicopters and more) new1.jpg (546 bytes) Niagara Falls Cam (motion--nice view of Falls)
Panama Canal Cam   Detroit River Cam   (streaming, U-control cam)
Halifax Harbour (from Westin Hotel) Detroit River and Skyline (from Windsor) new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Hall's Harbour NS (Show huge tides in Bay of Fundy) St. Lawrence Seaway (Calumet Island streaming)
Key West (FL) Harbor Cam (shows cruise ships) 1000 Island Web Cams (several)
  Rockport Ontario (from Ed Huck Marina) 
   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)



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