December 02, 2016
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Welcome to! You are watching a live picture of downtown San Diego & the bay through six webcams located at Tom Ham's Lighthouse on Harbor Island, the Bali Hai on Shelter Island and Cabrillo National Monument on the tip of Point Loma. The call letters below the harbor view are of local San Diego radio stations - click to listen live. Click "NOAA" to listen live to the national weather service radio broadcast for San Diego County. Click on any of the VHF buttons to listen to VHF marine radio.

Don't miss the 45th annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights!  Watch the San Diego Bay Parade of Lights,  December 11 and 18, 2016 at 5PM on this WebCam of San Diego.  This year's theme "It Began with a Roar - San Diego Zoo Celebrates 100 Years".  Tune audio to VHF6 for parade announcements.

720p Image Quality & peering:  We have adopted a Streaming Media Distribution Policy.

SDL Screen Saver:  Want to see more of the San Diego Web Cam? Install the screen saver for all Windows PC's. The screen saver will display a new still from the live camera every six minutes. Run this installer and select the "SunDiegoLive" screen saver in the configuration box.  v2 now supports desktops with mulitple monitors by displaying a different camera on each monitor.

An image archive is available on our Facebook page.  Click the Facebook icon at the bottom of your browser window to get there.  A new twitter feed is also available.  Also, time lapse videos have been posted to our new YouTube channel.

Marine VHF frequencies:

VHF-12: Port operations
VHF-13: Bridge to Bridge
VHF-16: International Distress, Safety and Calling - good to hear alerts about ships about to come or go, listen for "SECURITAY SECURITAY SECURITAY" (the French pronunciation of "Security").
VHF-72: Local fisherman mostly
VHF-77: Port operations (intership only)

The cruise ship schedule is listed below. If you want to watch the cruise ships then please note the exact time they arrive in San Diego in is never really known, but they tend to arrive in the morning and leave in the evening.


San Diego Bay cruise ship schedule
Westerdam 5/2/2016
Celebrity Infinity 5/11/2016
Jewel of The Seas 5/13/2016
Amsterdam 5/16/2016
Maasdam 5/18/2016
Oceana Insignia 6/16/2016


Cargo Ships:

DOLE COSTA RICA 03/16 05:00 03/18/2016 UNKN Puerto Quetzal, GT Containers
SWIFT ACE 3/18/2016 01:00 3/18/2016 18:00 New Westminister, CA Automobiles
PARADISE ACE 3/20/2016 18:00 3/21/2016 18:00 Long Beach, US Automobiles
HARMONY ACE 3/28/2016 01:00 3/28/2016 13:00 Richmond, US Automobiles

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