May 24, 2015
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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.

NEW UPDATE:  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.

NEW: The SDL chatrooms have been upgraded.  You can now login with your Facebook account.   Twitter and google will be added soon.  To login, click the arrow icon at the lower right.  And then click on the chatrooms at the left.

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-6: Intership safety
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-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
Crystal Symphony 05/24 05:00 05/24 17:00 Ensenada, Mexico B - 02
Amsterdam 05/27 05:45 05/27 14:00 Cabo San Lucas, Mx B - 01


Cargo Ships:

Dole Costa Rica 05/25 05:00 05/26 18:00 Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala 10-02 Disc Bananas
Chang Tai Hong 05/27 05:00 05/27 16:00 Port Hueneme, CA 24-10 Disc Automobile
Chipolbrok Star 05/28 unkn 05/30 unkn Unknown 10-04 Disc Project Cargo
Artemis Leader 05/29 05:00 05/29 16:00 Long Beach, CA 24-10 Disc Automobile
Dole Ecuador 05/31 unkn 06/02 unkn Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala 10-02 Disc Bananas
Viking Sea 05/31 04:30 05/31 15:00 Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico 24-10 Disc Automobile
Green Dale 06/03 unkn 06/03 unkn Richmond, Ca 24-10 Disc Automobile
Star Lysefjord 06/09 unkn 06/10 unkn Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala 10-04 Disc Calcium Nitrate

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