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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 new1.jpg (546 bytes) 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  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
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) 
Yellow Cottage Cam-Grand Haven    Booth's Harbour Marina (Lk Erie North Shore-Ontario)
Traverse City Cam  (from News 9&10-pick from list) Kingsville Ontario (looking south to Pelee Island)  
Traverse City Cam (shows West Bay) Leamington Harbour Cam (north and south side)
Bayfront Cam Traverse City Port Stanley Beach Cam (live streaming)
Little Traverse Yacht Club Lorain, Ohio Cam (Shows bridge) 
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   

Lake Superior

Port Washington Cam  
Port Washington Marina Cam (live action movable) Duluth Lift Bridge  
Chicago John Hancock (looking north) South Pier Inn Duluth Cam (2 cams-harbor and canal) 
Chicago Oak Street Beach  Duluth (offshore) from Beacon Pointe new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Chicago Loop and Lake Michigan Solglimt B&B Duluth (shows entrance)   
Chicago harbor web cam (Many many cams from gov't) Duluth Harbor Tower Cam (from hills above)
Chicago Lakefront Cam (looking s. to downtown) Duluth Cam (shows bridge and museum ship)   
Chicago Grant Park (points to SE bottom of lake)    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)  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Milwaukee Lake Front (U-control) 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) new1.jpg (546 bytes)
  Ontonagon Web Cam
  Thunder Bay Web Cam  
 NOTE: Cams updated and fixed 12/6/2018- final 2018 update 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.      Marquette Superior Watershed Cam   (often shows surfers)
  Marquette View of town (shows ships loading at top)  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
If you like my webcams, please buy my book; it helps pay the site upkeep! Bayfield, WI (from Seagull Bay Motel)   
  Bayfield Inn (Live HD video) 

Lake Huron

Port Superior Marina (in Bayfield) 
Sarnia Yacht Club (looks n. of bridges)   Roy's Point Marina (Bayfield)
Forest Ontario (N. of Sarnia)  Pike Bay Marina Cam (Bayfield)
Port Franks Yacht Club (at Chicken Island)   Pictured Rocks Cruise (Pier)
Grand Bend Ontario Yacht Club   Sunset Bay Beach (Ahmeek Mich) 
Grand Bend Lake Cam   Ashland WI Bay Cam
Grand Bend Beach Cam Madeline Island Webcam (from the Beach Club) 
Goderich Harbour Expansion Cam (can is at top: enter viewer and viewer)  
Kincardine Ontario (just north of Goderich)  Lake Ontario
Port Clark Web Cam    
Owen Sound Bay (see middle cam)   Hamilton Highway Cam--(entrance to Hamilton Ontario)
Owen Sound Bay (from Leith Ont)  Sodus Bay Lighthouse (NY) 
Inverhuron Cam and Douglas Point (from Macrae Point)   Niagara River Lower (Youngstown)  
Tobermory (BlueBay Hotel) Cam    Niagara River Cam (N. to open lake)
Chi-Cheemaun Ferry Cam (Tobermory and S. Baymouth)  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) new1.jpg (546 bytes)
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)    

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) new1.jpg (546 bytes) Duffy's Landing (Lake St. Clair) 
  Marine City (Mi) Cam (excellent hi-def of freighters)  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
 To Advertise ($$) appropriate products on this page, contact us.   Port Huron Cam (from under Blue Water Bridge). new1.jpg (546 bytes)
  Toledo Cams  (Multiple Views) 
Selected Vendors Toledo Riverfront Cam  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Great Lakes Art for Sale new1.jpg (546 bytes) Highway Cam QEW -over Welland Canal)
ThirdCoastShips -- Mobile app for Apple or Android for ship Watching. Soo Lock Cam (from news 9/10 Karl's Cusine)
Lake Shore Property in Ohio and other Ohio areas: Commercial and Residential. Soo Lock cam (4 Cams, LOTS of boats!!)
  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) new1.jpg (546 bytes) St. Lawrence Seaway (Calumet Island streaming)
Panama Canal Cam   1000 Island Web Cams (several)
Halifax Harbour (from Westin Hotel) Rockport Ontario (from Ed Huck Marina) 
Hall's Harbour NS (Show huge tides in Bay of Fundy) The Straits area, Michigan (Mackinaw Is.)  
Key West (FL) Harbor Cam (shows cruise ships) 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)
Kincardine Harbour (live action facing west)   Lake Ontario Cam (near Sterling NY)  
Bay Point Marina (Midland Ont.) South Milwaukee Yacht Club (from Lakevision) 
Goderich Harbour Cam   Grand Haven (Grand Isle Marina-7 Cams-best in Firefox) 
Sebewaing Cam (8 presets-Saginaw Bay) Ludington Entrance (pointing west-pick from list)
Mission Point, St. Mary's River   Traverse Bay Live cam (streaming) 
Buffalo, NY  (from Lakevision) Northwestern Univ (looking south to city) 
Kenosha Yacht cam (movable)  Bayfield Wisconsin (Kerr Studio)



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