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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.)
Manistee Mi. Cam (channel) Port Clinton Web Cam
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
Michigan City Cam (shows piers)   Cleveland Crib area (3 miles NW of crib)
Berrien County Beach cam (St. Joe)  Vermilion Yacht Club  (only works in Int. Exp)
Beaver Island MI  (Power's Hardware) Avon Lake Cam (live feed from Youtube)
Beaver Island Web Cam new1.jpg (546 bytes) Avon Ohio Cam (from Folger House) 
Leelanau Peninsula cam Bay Boat Club (Bay Village)
Leland Live (at Manitou Transit-pick from list at right) Wildwood Yacht Club Cam   
Frankfort Live (from Garden Theater-pick from list at right) Eastlake Ohio Cam (east of Cleveland)
Frankfort Surf Cam (live action from Dawn Patrol)   BoatHouse Cam (near Cleveland)    
Frankfort Harbor Lights Marina and Beach cam Lake Erie Web cam (from Lake Co.-live stream too) 
Empire Beach Cam Conneaut Harbor Web Cam (Ohio--enter guest/guest) 
Washington Island Ferry (Door Cty) Bayview Marina (Long Point Ont.)
Evergreen Beach Resort (Door Cty)  Port Dover Museum Cam (shows water)
Fish Creek Cam (Door Cty) Port Dover River Cam 
White River Cam (u-control)   Old Cut Marina (Long Point Ont.)   
Muskegon Cam (from Maranatha Center)  Cottages off Turkey Point (Ontario) 
Muskegon Surf Cam (live action)   Booth's Harbour Marina (Lk Erie North Shore-Ontario)
NOAA Muskegon Harbor Cam  Kingsville Ontario (looking south to Pelee Island)  
Grand Haven Beach and Lighthouse Leamington Harbour Cam (north and south side)
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
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-pick from list) Lake Erie Metro Parks Bluff Cam new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Traverse City Cam (shows West Bay) Mentor Yacht Club Harbor (OH--scroll down)
Little Travese Yacht Club   Geneva on the Lake Resort (OH)
Traverse Bay Live cam (streaming)  Ashtabula Web Cam (works best in I.E.) 
Bayfront Cam Traverse City Erie PA Harbor Cam  
Little Traverse Yacht Club Erie PA Bayfront cam (shows harbor, hotel)  
Inn at Bay Harbor (Traverse City) new1.jpg (546 bytes) Erie Yacht Club (Erie PA)
The Cove-Leland Mich.  (typically has Java issues) Erie PA Ravine Flyer Web Cam 
Great Lakes Maritime Academy (Traverse City) Town of Westfield NY (Barcelona Harbor)
Holland Michigan Channel (west coast)  Buffalo Canoe Club (near Crystal Beach Ontario)  
Boatwerks Restaurant Cam (Holland)  new1.jpg (546 bytes) Buffalo, NY  (from Lakevision)
Saugatuck Harbor (from Butlers restaurant)    Buffalo Ice Cam   
Near Saugatuck (s. of) Lake Cam  
Sturgeon Bay Cam (looking towards canal-pick from list)

Lake Superior

Sturgeon Bay Marina Cam (from Leathem Smith Lodge)   
Petoskey Web Cam (can see harbor) Duluth Lift Bridge  
Petoskey Shoreline (from McLaren Heath) South Pier Inn Duluth Cam (2 cams-harbor and canal)  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Petoskey Little Traverse Bay   Solglimt B&B Duluth (shows entrance)   
Petoskey Cam (from Holiday Inn Express) new1.jpg (546 bytes) Duluth Harbor Tower Cam (from hills above)
Harbor Springs cam    Duluth Cam (shows bridge and museum ship)   
Charlevoix Harbor Cam  Duluth Bridge Cam (live looking to harbor) 
Waukegan Harbor Web Cam Duluth Harbor Cam (GLA stream-HD, live motion) 
Algoma WI Lake Cam    Duluth Pier B Cam (animated HD) 
Port Washington Cam Duluth Discover Park Point 
Port Washington Marina Cam (live action movable) WDIO HarborCam Duluth  
Chicago John Hancock (looking north) Duluth Lake Superior Cam (animated)
Chicago Oak Street Beach  Duluth Park Point Beach Cam
Chicago Loop and Lake Michigan Inn on Lake Superior (points to harbor entrance) 
Chicago harbor web cam (nice view of city!)  Glensheen Manor (Lake Cam in Duluth looking south)  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Chicago Lakefront Cam (looking s. to downtown) Sault Ste. Marie (pick from list of cams)  
Chicago Grant Park (points to SE bottom of lake)    Grand Portage Cam (from Midwest Hazecam)
Reef Point Marina (Racine, Wi)    Granite Island Lightstation  
Winthrop Harbor Cam (IL) Copper Harbor, Mich.
Northwestern Univ (looking south to city) Grand Portage Cam (from Midwest Hazecam)
Sheboygan Blue Harbor resort cam  Granite Island Lightstation  
Sheboygan Harbor Centre Marina Cam   Copper Harbor, Mich.
Sheboygan Beach Cam   Wawa Ontario (Rock Island Lodge--go to bottom)  
Port Sheldon Buoy Cam (offshore)  Montreal River Harbour Cams (n. of the Sault)  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Kenosha Yacht cam (movable) Lake Superior Cam (from Eagle Harbor, Mich.)
Manitowac (WI) skycam Grand Marais Harbor Cam  
Manitowac Marina Cam (movable)   Two Harbors Depot Cam 
Harbor Cam Two Rivers (wi--Movable) Two Harbors Boat Launch
Lighthouse Inn Cam (two rivers movable) Ontonagon Web Cam new1.jpg (546 bytes)
WBAY Green Bay Cam   Thunder Bay Web Cam  
Yacht Works Green Bay Storm Cam Isle Royale Webcams (Tobin Harbor, and Mott Island Dock)  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
High Seas Marina Cam 1 (Oconto WI) Marquette Lower Harbor  
High Seas Marina Cam 2 (Oconto WI) Marquette Superior Watershed Cam new1.jpg (546 bytes)  (often shows surfers)
High Seas Marina Cam 3 (Oconto WI)  Bayfield, WI (from Seagull Bay Motel)  
Green Bay Fox River (live video) Bayfield Wisconsin (Kerr Studio)
Menominee Yacht Club Cam Bayfield Inn (Live HD video) 
Milwaukee Lake Front (U-control) Port Superior Marina (in Bayfield) 
Milwaukee Inner Harbor (from Great Lks Water Institute) Roy's Point Marina (Bayfield)
Miller Beach Cam (Gary, IN) Pike's Bay Cam Marina (Bayfield)
  Pictured Rocks Cruise (Pier)
 NOTE: Cams updated and fixed 12/25/2017 Sunset Bay Beach (Ahmeek Mich) 
  Buy your own Freighter Observers Logbook!!      Ashland WI Bay Cam
  Only $15.95 until Jan. 31. 2018.  Buy today!!    You can buy with Paypal.      Madeline Island Webcam (from the Beach Club)  new1.jpg (546 bytes)
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  Hamilton Highway Cam--(entrance to Hamilton Ontario)

Lake Huron

Sodus Bay Lighthouse (NY) 
Sarnia Yacht Club (looks n. of bridges)   Niagara River Lower (Youngstown)  
Forest Ontario (N. of Sarnia)  Niagara River Cam (N. to open lake)
Port Franks Yacht Club (at Chicken Island)   Oak Orchard Lighthouse (Point Breeze)  
Grand Bend Ontario Yacht Club   Lake Ontario Cam (from Lyndonville NY)
Grand Bend Lake Cam   Brockport Yacht Club (near Rochester) 
Grand Bend Beach Cam Forest Lawn Beach, Webster NY (near Rochester)
Goderich Harbour Expansion Cam (can is at top: enter viewer and viewer) Toronto (east) surfcam (Java-enter user, user in box).
Kincardine Ontario (just north of Goderich)  Oakville Ontario Cam (near Toronto)
Kincardine Harbour (live action facing west)   Fair Point Marina (Fair Haven NY) 
Port Clark Web Cam   Oswego NY Lighthouse (from Lakevision)
Owen Sound Bay (see middle cam)   Oswego SUNY webcam (sometimes points North to Lake)
Owen Sound Bay (from Leith Ont)  Pultneyville Yacht Club  
Inverhuron Cam and Douglas Point (from Macrae Point)   Grimsby Beach (50 Point Yacht Club)
Tobermory (BlueBay Hotel) Cam    Olcott NY Harbor Cam (Back Bay Marina)
Chi-Cheemaun Ferry Cam (Tobermory and S. Baymouth)  Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse  
Tawas Bay Weather Cam  Kingston Ontario (Collins Bay Marina)
Rogers City web cam (full video) Wilson Yacht Club Harbor new1.jpg (546 bytes)
Alpena, MI webcam  
Bay Point Marina (Midland Ont.)

Rivers, Canals, Cities, Lk. St. Clair

Harbor Beach Mi (shows marina)  
Au Sauble beach (near Bay City) Belle Maer Marina Cam (Lake St. Clair)  
Bay City Cam (points to lake) Duffy's Landing (Lake St. Clair) 
Sand Point Cam (Near Caseville) Toledo Cams  (Multiple Views) 
Killarney Beach Cam (near Bay City)   Mission Point, St. Mary's River  
Port Austin Cams (9 cams)  Highway Cam QEW -over Welland Canal 
Caseville Beach cams (9 cams) Soo Lock cam (4 Cams, LOTS of boats!!)
Port Sanilac Lake Cam  Niagara Falls Cam (motion--nice view of Falls)
Port Sanilac Marina Web Cam (u-control)  Detroit River Cam   (streaming, U-control cam)
Sebewaing Cam (8 presets-Saginaw Bay) St. Lawrence Seaway (Calumet Island streaming)
Oscoda, AuSable (live video, needs AXIS viewer) The Straits area, Michigan (Mackinaw Is.)  
Thomas Marina, Saginaw Bay     
Port Huron River Cam (shows bridges-streaming)  

Other Interesting Nautical Cams

  Other Important and Interesting Great Lakes Links Panama Canal Cam  
   Halifax Harbour (from Westin Hotel)
Canadian Lighthouses of Lake Superior Inc. (CLLS) new1.jpg (546 bytes) Hall's Harbour NS (Show huge tides in Bay of Fundy)
  Key West (FL) Harbor Cam (shows cruise ships)
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   Selected Vendors
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  ** WINTER RULES ARE IN EFFECT: Many cams are down for the winter. Updates will less frequent until spring. ThirdCoastShips -- Mobile app for Apple or Android for ship Watching.
   Lake Shore Property in Ohio and other Ohio areas: Commercial and Residential.

           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.
Jack and Jill's Surf Shop (Sauble Beach-U control).   Lake Ontario Cam (near Sterling NY)  
Sutton's Bay Michigan (near Traverse City)  South Milwaukee Yacht Club (from Lakevision)
Goderich Harbour Cam    



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