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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)   Port Clinton and Live Fishing Charter Cam 
Loyola Univ. (Chicago area)  Oak Harbor cam (from weatherunderground) 
Ludington Marina, Michigan Cedar Point Cams (3 cams often shows Sandusky Bay) 
Ludington Harbor Cam   Huron Ohio Lake Cam (pointed NE--from Lakevision)
Ludington Entrance (pointing west-pick from list) Catawba Island Cam (Live Feed)
Harbor Cam Ludington (from Snyder's Shoreline Inn--u control)  Stone Lab (South Bass Lighthouse)
Manistee Surf Cam (animated)    Middle Bass Island (looking to Rattlesnake Is.) new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Manistee Mi. Cam (channel) new1.jpg (546 bytes) Port Clinton Web Cam new1.jpg (546 bytes)
St. Joseph, MI harbor Cam Bay Point Resort (Marblehead)
St. Joe Lighthouse Cam (live action) Cleveland Area (from Lakevision)   
Michigan City Cam   Cleveland-points to city from Pier W Restaurant  
Michigan City Cam Open Water (from NOAA) Cleveland Crib Cam (points from crib to downtown-better in Firebox)
Michigan City Cam (shows piers)   Cleveland Crib area (3 miles NW of crib)
Berrien County Beach cam (St. Joe)  Kingston Ontario (Collins Bay Marina)
Beaver Island MI  (Power's Hardware) Vermilion Yacht Club  (only works in Int. Exp)
Leelanau Peninsula cam Avon Lake Cam (live feed from Youtube)
Leland Live (at Manitou Transit-pick from list at right) Avon Ohio Cam (from Folger House) 
Frankfort Live (from Garden Theater-pick from list at right) Bay Boat Club (Bay Village)
Frankfort Surf Cam (live action from Dawn Patrol)   Wildwood Yacht Club Cam   
Frankfort Harbor Lights Marina and Beach cam Eastlake Ohio Cam (east of Cleveland)
Empire Beach Cam BoatHouse Cam (near Cleveland)    
Washington Island Ferry (Door Cty) Lake Erie Web cam (from Lake Co.-live stream too) 
Evergreen Beach Resort (Door Cty)  Conneaut Harbor Web Cam (Ohio--enter guest/guest) 
Fish Creek Cam (Door Cty) Bayview Marina (Long Point Ont.)
White River Cam (u-control)   Port Dover Museum Cam (shows water)
Muskegon Cam (from Maranatha Center)  Port Dover River Cam 
Muskegon Surf Cam (live action)   Old Cut Marina (Long Point Ont.)   
NOAA Muskegon Harbor Cam  Cottages off Turkey Point (Ontario) 
Sutton's Bay Michigan (near Traverse City)  Booth's Harbour Marina (Lk Erie North Shore-Ontario)
Grand Haven Beach and Lighthouse Kingsville Ontario (looking south to Pelee Island)  
Grand Haven Lighthouse cam (live feed) Leamington Harbour Cam (north and south side) new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Grand Haven (Grand Isle Marina-7 Cams-best in Firefox) Port Stanley Beach Cam (live streaming)
Grand Haven Cam (from Steelheaders) Lorain, Ohio Cam (Shows bridge) 
Grand Haven Harbor Cam (user controlled) Luna Pier Mich. web cam
Grand Haven Wharf Marina Cam   Maritime Academy of Toldeo  
Yellow Cottage Cam-Grand Haven    Toledo Channel  (pick from list of cams)
Traverse City Cam  (from News 9&10-pick from list) Fairport Harbor Ohio Beach Cam (live action)
Traverse City Cam (shows West Bay) Mentor Yacht Club Harbor (OH)
Little Travese Yacht Club   Geneva on the Lake Resort (OH) new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Traverse Bay Live cam (streaming)  Ashtabula Web Cam (works best in I.E.) 
Bayfront Cam Traverse City new1.jpg (546 bytes) Erie PA Harbor Cam  
Little Traverse Yacht Club Erie PA Bayfront cam (shows harbor, hotel)  
The Cove-Leland Mich.  (typically has Java issues) Erie Yacht Club (Erie PA)
Great Lakes Maritime Academy (Traverse City) Erie PA Ravine Flyer Web Cam 
Holland Michigan Channel (west coast)  Town of Westfield NY (Barcelona Harbor)
Saugatuck Harbor (from Butlers restaurant)    Buffalo Canoe Club (near Crystal Beach Ontario)  
Near Saugatuck (s. of) Lake Cam new1.jpg (546 bytes) 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  
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)    Sault Ste. Marie (pick from list of cams)  
Reef Point Marina (Racine, Wi)    Grand Portage Cam (from Midwest Hazecam)
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) Lake Superior Cam (from Eagle Harbor, Mich.)
Manitowac (WI) skycam Grand Marais Harbor Cam  
Manitowac Marina Cam (movable)  new1.jpg (546 bytes) Ontonagon Web Cam new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Harbor Cam Two Rivers (wi--Movable) Thunder Bay Web Cam  update.gif (165 bytes)
Lighthouse Inn Cam (two rivers movable) Marquette Lower Harbor  
WBAY Green Bay Cam   Bayfield, WI (from Seagull Bay Motel)  
Yacht Works Green Bay Storm Cam Bayfield Wisconsin (Kerr Studio)
High Seas Marina Cam 1 (Oconto WI) Bayfield Inn (Live HD video) 
High Seas Marina Cam 2 (Oconto WI) Roy's Point Marina (Bayfield)
High Seas Marina Cam 3 (Oconto WI)  Pike's Bay Cam Marina (Bayfield)
Green Bay Fox River (live video) Pictured Rocks Cruise (Pier) Live Video 
Menominee Yacht Club Cam Sunset Bay Beach (Ahmeek Mich) 
South Milwaukee Yacht Club (from Lakevision) Ashland WI Bay Cam
Milwaukee Lake Front (U-control)  
Milwaukee Inner Harbor (from Great Lks Water Institute)  
Miller Beach Cam (Gary, IN)

Lake Ontario

 NOTE: Cams updated and fixed 6/12/17 Hamilton Highway Cam--(entrance to Hamilton Ontario)
  Buy your own Freighter Observers Logbook!!      Sodus Bay Lighthouse (NY) 
  Only $15.95 until August 1st.  2017.  Buy today!!    You can buy with Paypal.      Niagara River Lower (Youngstown)  
  Niagara River Cam (N. to open lake)
If you like my webcams, please buy my book; it helps pay the site upkeep! Oak Orchard Lighthouse (Point Breeze)  
Like Me Lake Ontario Cam (from Lyndonville NY)
  Brockport Yacht Club (near Rochester) 

Lake Huron

Forest Lawn Beach, Webster NY (near Rochester)
Sarnia Yacht Club (looks n. of bridges)   Lake Ontario Cam (near Sterling NY)  
Forest Ontario (N. of Sarnia)  Toronto (east) surfcam (Java-enter user, user in box).
Port Franks Yacht Club (at Chicken Island)   Oakville Ontario Cam (near Toronto)
Grand Bend Ontario Yacht Club   Fair Point Marina (Fair Haven NY)  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Grand Bend Lake Cam   Oswego NY Lighthouse (from Lakevision)
Grand Bend Beach Cam new1.jpg (546 bytes) Oswego SUNY webcam (sometimes points North to Lake)
Goderich Harbour Cam (finally!) Pultneyville Yacht Club  
Goderich Harbour Expansion Cam (can is at top: enter viewer and viewer) Grimsby Beach (50 Point Yacht Club)
Kincardine Ontario (just north of Goderich)  Olcott NY Harbor Cam (Back Bay Marina)
Kincardine Harbour (live action facing west)   Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse  
Port Clark Web Cam   Kingston Ontario (Collins Bay Marina)
Jack and Jill's Surf Shop (Sauble Beach-U control)  
Owen Sound Bay (see middle cam)  

Rivers, Canals, Cities, Lk. St. Clair

Owen Sound Bay (from Leith Ont)   
Inverhuron Cam and Douglas Point (from Macrae Point)   Belle Maer Marina Cam (Lake St. Clair)  
Tobermory (BlueBay Hotel) Cam    Duffy's Landing (Lake St. Clair) 
Chi-Cheemaun Ferry Cam (Tobermory and S. Baymouth)  new1.jpg (546 bytes) Toledo Cams  (Multiple Views) 
Tawas Bay webcam (Tawas, Mich.) Mission Point, St. Mary's River  
Tawas Bay Weather Cam  Highway Cam QEW -over Welland Canal 
Rogers City web cam (full video) Soo Lock cam (4 Cams, LOTS of boats!!)
Alpena, MI webcam Niagara Falls Cam (motion--nice view of Falls)
Bay Point Marina (Midland Ont.) Detroit River Cam   (streaming, U-control cam)
Harbor Beach Mi (shows marina) St. Lawrence Seaway (Calumet Island streaming)
Bay City Cam (points to lake) The Straits area, Michigan (Mackinaw Is.)  
Sand Point Cam (Near Caseville)  
Killarney Beach Cam (near Bay City)  

Other Interesting Nautical Cams

Port Austin Cams (9 cams) 
Caseville Beach cams (9 cams) Panama Canal Cam  
Port Sanilac Lake Cam  Halifax Harbour (from Westin Hotel)
Port Sanilac Marina Web Cam (u-control) Hall's Harbour NS (Show huge tides in Bay of Fundy)
Sebewaing Cam (8 presets-Saginaw Bay) Key West (FL) Harbor Cam (shows cruise ships)
Oscoda, AuSable (live video, needs AXIS viewer)  
Thomas Marina, Saginaw Bay    Selected Vendors
Port Huron River Cam (shows bridges-streaming)   Great Lakes Art for Sale new1.jpg (546 bytes)
   ThirdCoastShips -- Mobile app for Apple or Android for ship Watching.
  Other Important and Interesting Great Lakes Links Lake Shore Property in Ohio and other Ohio areas: Commercial and Residential.
Canadian Lighthouses of Lake Superior Inc. (CLLS) new1.jpg (546 bytes)   To Advertise appropriate products on this page, contact us. 

           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.



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