Tawas Bay Michigan USA
Weather Station and Webcams

About the Tawas Bay Weather Station Webcams


East Tawas State Dock Camera View
East Tawas State Dock

Overview
Overview

The Tawas Bay Webcams are located in northeast Michigan on the shore of Tawas Bay, approximately 2.4 nautical miles north of Buoy Number 2, ΒΌ mile east of the East Tawas State Dock, and about 15 feet above ground level.

The East Tawas State Dock camera is a Canon VB-C60 pan/tilt/zoom IP camera that was put into service in December of 2011 and is pointed in a westerly direction. This camera can be controlled remotely by visitors to the website, using the internal camera viewer software. The East Tawas State Dock camera has a 40x optical zoom and can display a picture in 160x120, 320x240 or 640x480 resolution. Frame rates for the video stream will depend on the visitor's internet connection speed and the number of people viewing the stream simultaneously. Note: some firewalls may block access to this camera. One visitor at a time may control the camera for 2 minutes. Instructions for operating the viewer are HERE.

The U.S 23 Highway camera is a Dropcam HD that was put into service on March 6, 2013. It faces north toward U.S. 23 and provides a live stream of high definition video. The lower resolution Dropcam that the Dropcam HD replaced has been moved to a location looking south over Tawas Bay. The Tawas Bay camera is a Dropcam (Nest) pointed at Tawas Point and the Tawas Point Lighthouse, approximately 2 miles across the Bay.