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Lake Michigan

Lake Erie

Mackinac Bridge from St. Ignace Side Monroe Michigan (Lake Erie SE view-From Lakevision)
Mackinac Island Cam   Brest Bay Marina (Monroe, MI-best in Firefox)  
Gold Coast Marina (Frankfort)   Put-in-Bay, Jet Express Cam  
Loyola Univ. (Chicago area)  Port Clinton (Ohio) Erie Cam   
Ludington Marina, Michigan Cedar Point Cams (3 cams often shows Sandusky Bay) 
Ludington Harbor Cam   Maumee Bay Cam (from wunderground)
Ludington Entrance (pointing west-pick from list) Huron Ohio Lake Cam (pointed NE--from Lakevision)
Harbor Cam Ludington (from Snyder's Shoreline Inn--u control)  Catawba Island Cam (Live Feed)
Manistee Surf Cam (animated)    Stone Lab (South Bass Lighthouse)
St. Joseph, MI harbor Cam (back again) Kelly's Island (from Dropcam,Village Pump)
St. Joe Lighthouse Cam (live action) Cleveland Area (from Lakevision)   
Michigan City Cam   Cleveland Crib Cam (points from crib to downtown-better in Firebox)
Michigan City Cam Open Water (from NOAA) Cleveland Crib area (3 miles NW of crib)  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Michigan City Cam (shows piers)   Cleveland -Cuyahoga River Cam
Berrien County Beach cam (St. Joe)  Bayview Ohio Dock Cam (from Bay Boat Club) 
Beaver Island MI  (Power's Hardware) Edgewater Beach Cam  
Leelanau Peninsula cam Vermilion Yacht Club  (only works in Int. Exp)
Leland Live (at Manitou Transit-pick from list at right) Avon Lake Cam (will install Samsung video driver--works best in IE) 
Frankfort Live (from Garden Theater-pick from list at right) Wildwood Yacht Club Cam   
Frankfort Surf Cam (live action from Dawn Patrol)   Eastlake Ohio Cam (east of Cleveland)
Frankfort Harbor Lights Marina and Beach cam BoatHouse Cam (near Cleveland)    
Empire Beach Cam Lake Erie Web cam (from Lake Co.-live stream too) 
Washington Island Ferry (Door Cty) Conneaut Harbor Web Cam (Ohio--enter guest/guest) 
Evergreen Beach Resort (Door Cty)  Bayview Marina (Long Point Ont.)
Fish Creek Cam (Door Cty) Port Burwell Ontario Marina Cam1 
White River Cam (u-control)   Port Burwell Ontario Marina Cam2  
Muskegon Cam (from Maranatha Center)  Port Dover Museum Cam (shows water)
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) Port Stanley Beach Cam (live streaming)
Grand Haven (Grand Isle Marina-7 Cams-best in Firefox) Lorain, Ohio Cam (Shows bridge) 
Grand Haven Cam (from Steelheaders) Luna Pier Mich. web cam new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Grand Haven Harbor Cam (user controlled) Maritime Academy of Toldeo  
Grand Haven Wharf Marina Cam   Toledo Channel  (pick from list of cams)
Yellow Cottage Cam-Grand Haven    Fairport Harbor Ohio Beach Cam (live action)
Traverse City Cam  (from News 9&10) Mentor Yacht Club Harbor (OH)
Traverse City Cam (shows West Bay) Erie PA Harbor Cam  
Traverse City, Bayshore Resort   Erie PA Bayfront cam (shows harbor, hotel)  
Little Travese Yacht Club   Erie Yacht Club (Erie PA)
Traverse Bay Live cam (streaming) Town of Westfield NY (Barcelona Harbor) new1.jpg (546 bytes)
The Cove-Leland Mich.  (U-control) Buffalo Canoe Club (near Crystal Beach Ontario)  
Great Lakes Maritime Academy (Traverse City) Buffalo, NY  (from Lakevision)
Port Sheldon Buoy Cam (offshore)  new1.jpg (546 bytes) Buffalo Ice Cam   
Holland Michigan Channel (west coast)   
Saugatuck Harbor (from Butlers restaurant)   

Lake Superior

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

Lake Ontario

High Seas Marina Cam 1 (Oconto WI) Hamilton Highway Cam--(entrance to Hamilton Ontario)
High Seas Marina Cam 2 (Oconto WI) Sodus Bay Lighthouse (NY) 
High Seas Marina Cam 3 (Oconto WI)  Niagara River Lower (Youngstown)  
Green Bay, Leo Frigo Bridge   Niagara River Cam (N. to open lake)
Green Bay Fox River (live video) Oak Orchard Lighthouse (Point Breeze)  
Menominee Yacht Club Cam new1.jpg (546 bytes) Rochester NY Cam (from Lakevision) 
South Milwaukee Yacht Club (from Lakevision) Forest Lawn Beach, Webster NY (near Rochester)
Milwaukee Lake Front (U-control) Lake Ontario Cam (near Sterling NY)  
Milwaukee Inner Harbor (from Great Lks Water Institute) Toronto (east) surfcam (Java-enter user, user in box).
Miller Beach Cam (Gary, IN) Oakville Ontario Cam (near Toronto)
  Oswego NY Lighthouse (from Lakevision)
 NOTE: Cams updated and fixed7/5/2015 Oswego SUNY webcam (sometimes points North to Lake)
  Pultneyville Yacht Club  
  Check out the Wilson Freighter Observers Logbook!!      Grimsby Beach (50 Point Yacht Club)
 NEW LOWER PRICE: Only $15.95 until Sept. 1st. 2015.  Buy
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Olcott NY Harbor Cam (Back Bay Marina)
If you like my webcams, support the site by buying my logbook!! Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse  
  Kingston Ontario (Collins Bay Marina)

Lake Huron

Sarnia Yacht Club (looks n. of bridges)  

Rivers, Canals, Cities, Lk. St. Clair

Forest Ontario (N. of Sarnia)
Port Franks Yacht Club (at Chicken Island)   Belle Maer Marina Cam (Lake St. Clair)  
Grand Bend Ontario Yacht Club   Toledo Cams  (Multiple Views) 
Grand Bend Lake Cam   Mission Point, St. Mary's River  
Goderich Harbour Cam (finally!) Highway Cam QEW -over Welland Canal 
Goderich Harbour Expansion Cam (can is at top: enter viewer and viewer) Soo Lock cam (4 Cams, LOTS of boats!!) update.gif (165 bytes)
Kincardine Ontario (just north of Goderich)  Niagara Falls Cam (motion--nice view of Falls)
Kincardine Harbour (live action facing west)   Detroit River Cam   (streaming, U-control cam)
Port Clark Web Cam   St. Lawrence Seaway (Calumet Island streaming)
Jack and Jill's Surf Shop (Sauble Beach-U control) The Straits area, Michigan (Mackinaw Is.)  
Owen Sound Bay (see middle cam)    
Fort Gratiot Cam (near Blue Water Bridge)

Other Interesting Cams

Douglas Point and Inverhuron Cam
Inverhuron Cam (from Macrae Point)   Panama Canal Cam  
Tobermory (BlueBay Hotel) Cam    St. John's Harbour (Halifax)
Tawas Bay webcam (Tawas, Mich.) Hall's Harbour NS (Show huge tides in Bay of Fundy)
Tawas Bay Weather Cam  Key West (FL) Harbor Cam (shows cruise ships)
Rogers City web cam (full video)  
Alpena, MI webcam  (pick Alpena from list of cams) Selected Vendors
Bay Point Marina (Midland Ont.)   
Harbor Beach Mi (shows marina) Obersheimer Sailor's Supplies
Bay City Cam (points to lake) ThirdCoastShips -- Mobile app for Apple or Android for ship Watching.
Sand Point Cam (Near Caseville) Lake Shore Property in Ohio and other Ohio areas:
Killarney Beach Cam (near Bay City)    
Port Austin Cams (9 cams)   
Caseville Beach cams (9 cams)  
Port Sanilac Marina Web Cam (u-control)  
Sebewaing Cam (8 presets-Saginaw Bay)  
Oscoda, AuSable (live video, needs AXIS viewer)  
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.
Ashtabula Web Cam   Sault Ste. Marie Cam
Ashland Marina Cam   Grimsby Beach (looking north to Toronto) 
Ashland Ore Dock Demolition Cam     Escanaba Web cam (from  



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