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Lake Michigan

Lake Erie

Mackinac Bridge from St. Ignace Side Brest Bay Marina (Monroe, MI-best in Firefox)  
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)  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
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)    Cleveland Area (from Lakevision)   
St. Joseph, MI harbor Cam (back again) Cleveland-points to city from Pier W Restaurant  
St. Joe Lighthouse Cam (live action) Bayview Ohio Dock Cam (from Bay Boat Club) 
Michigan City Cam   Vermilion Yacht Club  (only works in Int. Exp)
Michigan City Cam Open Water (from NOAA) Avon Lake Cam (will install Samsung video driver--works best in IE) 
Michigan City Cam (shows piers)   Avon Ohio Cam (from Folger House)  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Berrien County Beach cam (St. Joe)  Wildwood Yacht Club Cam   
Beaver Island MI  (Power's Hardware) Eastlake Ohio Cam (east of Cleveland)
Leelanau Peninsula cam BoatHouse Cam (near Cleveland)    
Leland Live (at Manitou Transit-pick from list at right) Lake Erie Web cam (from Lake Co.-live stream too) 
Frankfort Live (from Garden Theater-pick from list at right) Conneaut Harbor Web Cam (Ohio--enter guest/guest) 
Frankfort Surf Cam (live action from Dawn Patrol)   Bayview Marina (Long Point Ont.)
Frankfort Harbor Lights Marina and Beach cam Port Burwell Ontario Marina Cam1 
Empire Beach Cam Port Burwell Ontario Marina Cam2  
Washington Island Ferry (Door Cty) Port Dover Museum Cam (shows water)
Evergreen Beach Resort (Door Cty)  Port Dover River Cam 
Fish Creek Cam (Door Cty) Old Cut Marina (Long Point Ont.)   
White River Cam (u-control)   Cottages off Turkey Point (Ontario) 
Muskegon Cam (from Maranatha Center)  Booth's Harbour Marina (Lk Erie North Shore-Ontario)
Muskegon Surf Cam (live action)   Kingsville Ontario (looking south to Pelee Island)  
NOAA Muskegon Harbor Cam  Port Stanley Beach Cam (live streaming)
Sutton's Bay Michigan (near Traverse City)  Lorain, Ohio Cam (Shows bridge) 
Grand Haven Beach and Lighthouse Luna Pier Mich. web cam
Grand Haven Lighthouse cam (live feed) Maritime Academy of Toldeo  
Grand Haven (Grand Isle Marina-7 Cams-best in Firefox) Toledo Channel  (pick from list of cams)
Grand Haven Cam (from Steelheaders) Fairport Harbor Ohio Beach Cam (live action)
Grand Haven Harbor Cam (user controlled) Mentor Yacht Club Harbor (OH)
Grand Haven Wharf Marina Cam   Ashtabula Web Cam (works best in I.E.) 
Yellow Cottage Cam-Grand Haven    Erie PA Harbor Cam  
Traverse City Cam  (from News 9&10) Erie PA Bayfront cam (shows harbor, hotel)  
Traverse City Cam (shows West Bay) Erie Yacht Club (Erie PA)
Traverse City, Bayshore Resort   Erie PA Ravine Flyer Web Cam 
Little Travese Yacht Club   Town of Westfield NY (Barcelona Harbor)
Traverse Bay Live cam (streaming) Buffalo Canoe Club (near Crystal Beach Ontario)  
Grand Traverse Yacht Club Mooring Cam  new1.jpg (546 bytes) Buffalo, NY  (from Lakevision)
The Cove-Leland Mich.  (U-control) Buffalo Ice Cam   
Great Lakes Maritime Academy (Traverse City)  
Holland Michigan Channel (west coast) 

Lake Superior

Saugatuck Harbor (from Butlers restaurant)     
Sturgeon Bay Cam (looking towards canal-pick from list) Duluth Lift Bridge  
Sturgeon Bay Marina Cam (from Leathem Smith Lodge)  Solglimt B&B Duluth (shows entrance)   
HarborPointe Marina (Sturgeon Bay)  Duluth Harbor Tower Cam (from hills above)
Petoskey Web Cam (can see harbor) Duluth Cam (shows bridge and museum ship)   
Petoskey Shoreline (from McLaren Heath) Duluth Bridge Cam (live looking to harbor) 
Petoskey Little Traverse Bay   Duluth Harbor Cam (GLA stream-HD, live motion) 
Harbor Springs cam    Duluth Pier B Cam (animated HD) 
Charlevoix Harbor Cam  new1.jpg (546 bytes) Duluth Discover Park Point 
Waukegan Harbor Web Cam WDIO HarborCam Duluth  
Algoma WI Lake Cam    Duluth Lake Superior Cam (animated)
Port Washington Cam Duluth Park Point Beach Cam
Port Washington Marina Cam (live action movable) Inn on Lake Superior (points to harbor entrance) 
Chicago John Hancock (looking north) Sault Ste. Marie (pick from list of cams)  
Chicago Oak Street Beach  Grand Portage Cam (from Midwest Hazecam)
Chicago Loop and Lake Michigan Granite Island Lightstation  
Chicago harbor web cam (nice view of city!)  Copper Harbor, Mich.
Chicago Lakefront Cam (looking s. to downtown) Wawa Ontario (Rock Island Lodge--go to bottom)   update.gif (165 bytes)
Chicago Grant Park (points to SE bottom of lake)    Lake Superior Cam (from Eagle Harbor, Mich.)
Reef Point Marina (Racine, Wi)    Grand Marais Harbor Cam  
Winthrop Harbor Cam (IL) Thunder Bay Web Cam  
Northwestern Univ (looking south to city) Marquette Lower Harbor  
Sheboygan Blue Harbor resort cam  Bayfield, WI (from Seagull Bay Motel)  
Sheboygan Harbor Centre Marina Cam   Bayfield Harbor (from Apostle Island Marina)
Sheboygan Beach Cam   Bayfield Wisconsin (Kerr Studio)
Port Sheldon Buoy Cam (offshore)  Bayfield Inn (Live HD video) 
Kenosha Yacht cam (movable) Roy's Point Marina (Bayfield)
Manitowac (WI) skycam Pike's Bay Cam (Bayfield)
Harbor Cam Two Rivers (wi--Movable) Pictured Rocks Cruise (Pier) Live Video 
Lighthouse Inn Cam (two rivers movable) Sunset Bay Beach (Ahmeek Mich) 
WBAY Green Bay Cam   Ashland WI Bay Cam
Yacht Works Green Bay Storm Cam  
High Seas Marina Cam 1 (Oconto WI)

Lake Ontario

High Seas Marina Cam 2 (Oconto WI)  
High Seas Marina Cam 3 (Oconto WI)  Hamilton Highway Cam--(entrance to Hamilton Ontario)
Green Bay Fox River (live video) Sodus Bay Lighthouse (NY) 
Menominee Yacht Club Cam Niagara River Lower (Youngstown)  
South Milwaukee Yacht Club (from Lakevision) Niagara River Cam (N. to open lake)
Milwaukee Lake Front (U-control) Oak Orchard Lighthouse (Point Breeze)  
Milwaukee Inner Harbor (from Great Lks Water Institute) Lake Ontario Cam (from Lyndonville NY) new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Miller Beach Cam (Gary, IN) Brockport Yacht Club (near Rochester) 
  Forest Lawn Beach, Webster NY (near Rochester)
 NOTE: Cams updated and fixed 11/16/16 Lake Ontario Cam (near Sterling NY)  
  Buy your own Freighter Observers Logbook!!      Toronto (east) surfcam (Java-enter user, user in box).
  Only $15.95 until Dec. 31st 2016.  Buy today!!    You can buy with Paypal.      Oakville Ontario Cam (near Toronto)
If you like my webcams, buy a logbook, otherwise the site may have to close! Oswego NY Lighthouse (from Lakevision)
Like Me Oswego SUNY webcam (sometimes points North to Lake)
  Pultneyville Yacht Club  

Lake Huron

Grimsby Beach (50 Point Yacht Club)
Sarnia Yacht Club (looks n. of bridges)   Olcott NY Harbor Cam (Back Bay Marina)
Port Franks Yacht Club (at Chicken Island)   Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse  
Grand Bend Ontario Yacht Club   Kingston Ontario (Collins Bay Marina)
Grand Bend Lake Cam    
Goderich Harbour Cam (finally!)

Rivers, Canals, Cities, Lk. St. Clair

Goderich Harbour Expansion Cam (can is at top: enter viewer and viewer)  
Kincardine Ontario (just north of Goderich)  Belle Maer Marina Cam (Lake St. Clair)  
Kincardine Harbour (live action facing west)   Duffy's Landing (Lake St. Clair)
Port Clark Web Cam   Toledo Cams  (Multiple Views) 
Jack and Jill's Surf Shop (Sauble Beach-U control) Mission Point, St. Mary's River  
Owen Sound Bay (see middle cam)   Highway Cam QEW -over Welland Canal 
Owen Sound Bay (from Leith Ont)  new1.jpg (546 bytes) Soo Lock cam (4 Cams, LOTS of boats!!)
Inverhuron Cam and Douglas Point (from Macrae Point)   Niagara Falls Cam (motion--nice view of Falls)
Tobermory (BlueBay Hotel) Cam    Detroit River Cam   (streaming, U-control cam)
Tawas Bay webcam (Tawas, Mich.) St. Lawrence Seaway (Calumet Island streaming)
Tawas Bay Weather Cam  The Straits area, Michigan (Mackinaw Is.)  
Rogers City web cam (full video)  
Alpena, MI webcam  (pick Alpena from list of cams)

Other Interesting Cams

Bay Point Marina (Midland Ont.)
Harbor Beach Mi (shows marina) Panama Canal Cam  
Bay City Cam (points to lake) St. John's Harbour (Halifax)
Sand Point Cam (Near Caseville) Hall's Harbour NS (Show huge tides in Bay of Fundy)
Killarney Beach Cam (near Bay City)   Key West (FL) Harbor Cam (shows cruise ships)
Port Austin Cams (9 cams)   
Caseville Beach cams (9 cams) Selected Vendors
Port Sanilac Lake Cam new1.jpg (546 bytes)   
Port Sanilac Marina Web Cam (u-control) Obersheimer Sailor's Supplies
Sebewaing Cam (8 presets-Saginaw Bay) ThirdCoastShips -- Mobile app for Apple or Android for ship Watching.
Oscoda, AuSable (live video, needs AXIS viewer) Lake Shore Property in Ohio and other Ohio areas: Commercial and Residential.
Thomas Marina, Saginaw Bay     
Port Huron River Cam (shows bridges-streaming)    

           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.
Ashland Marina Cam   Monroe Michigan (Lake Erie SE view-From Lakevision)
Ashland Ore Dock Demolition Cam     Ashtabula Web Cam
Maumee Bay Cam (from wunderground) Kelly's Island (from Dropcam,Village Pump)
  Forest Ontario (N. of Sarnia)    Cleveland Crib Cam (points from crib to downtown-better in Firebox)
Cleveland Crib area (3 miles NW of crib) Edgewater Beach Cam  (comes on in summer only)



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