East Tawas State Dock Camera View
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, ¼ mile
east of the
East Tawas State Dock, and about 15 feet above ground level.
The East Tawas State Dock camera is a
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
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 (720p). A higher resolution (1080p)
Nestcam was added and put
into service on December 19, 2016 and is pointed at Tawas Point and the
Lighthouse, approximately 2 miles across the Bay.