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Lake Michigan

Lake Erie

Mackinac Bridge from St. Ignace Side Brest Bay Marina (Monroe Mi)
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  
Gill's Rock Shoreline Charters new1.jpg (546 bytes) Erie PA Bayfront cam (shows harbor, hotel)  
Petoskey Web Cam (can see harbor--scroll down a bit)  new1.jpg (546 bytes) Erie Yacht Club (Erie PA)
Petoskey Bay Harbor Yacht Club  new1.jpg (546 bytes) Erie PA Ravine Flyer Web Cam 
Petoskey Little Traverse Bay   Town of Westfield NY (Scroll Down site--Barcelona Harbor)
Petoskey Cam (from Holiday Inn Express) Buffalo Canoe Club (near Crystal Beach Ontario)  
Harbor Springs cam    Buffalo Ice Cam   
Charlevoix Harbor Cam   
Waukegan Harbor Web Cam

Lake Superior

Algoma WI Lake Cam     
Port Washington Cam Duluth Lift Bridge  
Port Washington Marina Cam (live action movable) South Pier Inn Duluth Cam (2 cams-harbor and canal) 
Chicago John Hancock (looking north) Duluth (offshore) from Beacon Pointe
Chicago Oak Street Beach  Solglimt B&B Duluth (shows entrance)   
Chicago Loop and Lake Michigan Duluth Harbor Tower Cam (from hills above)
Chicago harbor web cam (Many many cams from gov't) Duluth Cam (shows bridge and museum ship)   
Chicago Lakefront Cam (looking s. to downtown) Duluth Harbor Cam (from Allete)  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Navy Pier Live Cam   new1.jpg (546 bytes) Duluth Bridge Cam (live looking to harbor) 
Reef Point Marina (Racine, Wi)    Duluth Harbor Cam (GLA stream-HD, live motion) 
Winthrop Harbor Cam (IL) Duluth Pier B Cam (animated HD) 
Sheboygan Blue Harbor resort cam  Duluth Discover Park Point 
Sheboygan Harbor Centre Marina Cam   WDIO HarborCam Duluth  
Sheboygan Beach Cam   Duluth Lake Superior Cam (animated)
Port Sheldon Buoy Cam (offshore)  Duluth Park Point Beach Cam
Manitowac (WI) skycam Inn on Lake Superior (points to harbor entrance) 
Manitowac Marina Cam (movable)   Glensheen Manor (Lake Cam in Duluth looking south) 
Harbor Cam Two Rivers (wi--Movable) Sault Ste. Marie (pick from list of cams)  
Lighthouse Inn Cam (two rivers movable) Copper Harbor, Mich.
WBAY Green Bay Cam   Grand Portage Cam (from Midwest Hazecam)
Yacht Works Green Bay Storm Cam Granite Island Lightstation  (9 cams)
High Seas Marina Cam 1 (Oconto WI) Wawa Ontario (Rock Island Lodge--go to bottom)  
High Seas Marina Cam 2 (Oconto WI) Montreal River Harbour Cams (n. of the Sault) 
High Seas Marina Cam 3 (Oconto WI)  Lake Superior Cam (from Eagle Harbor, Mich.)
Green Bay Fox River (live video) Grand Marais Harbor Cam  
Menominee Yacht Club Cam Grand Marais Harbor (from outside the trading post) 
Milwaukee Lake Front (U-control) Two Harbors Depot Cam 
Mikwaukee Sailing Center cam Two Harbors Boat Launch
Milwaukee Inner Harbor (from Great Lks Water Institute) Lutsen Beach Cam (Lk. Superior)
Miller Beach Cam (Gary, IN) Isle Royale Webcams (Tobin Harbor, and Mott Island Dock) 
  Marquette Lower Harbor  
 NOTE: Cams updated and fixed 12/5/19 Marquette Superior Watershed Cam   (often shows surfers)
  Buy your own Freighter Observers Logbook!!      Marquette View of town (shows ships loading at top) 
  Only $15.95 --  Buy today!!    You can buy with Paypal--easy! Bayfield, WI (from Seagull Bay Motel)   
If you like my webcams, please buy my book; it helps pay the site upkeep! Bayfield Inn (Live HD video) 
  Port Superior Marina (in Bayfield) 

Lake Huron

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

Rivers, Canals, Cities, Lk. St. Clair

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

Other Interesting Nautical Cams

1000 Island Web Cams (several)
Vancouver Harbour Cam (ships, helicopters and more) Rockport Ontario (from Ed Huck Marina) 
Panama Canal Cam   The Straits area, Michigan (Mackinaw Is.)  
Halifax Harbour (from Westin Hotel) Port of Quebec Cam
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.
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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