Webcams on SF Bay

There are many great webcams with views of San Francisco Bay. Click one of the green webcam markers on the map below, or scroll down to see the complete list of San Francisco Bay webcams.

Note: San Francisco webcams come and go with surprising frequency. If any of these links doesn’t work, or you know of a San Francisco Bay webcam not listed here, please let us know.

Alcatraz Birdcam

Alcatraz Birdcam

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See the birds nesting on Alcatraz; camera is low-quality but updates frequently.

Ayala Cove Webcam

Ayala Cove Webcam

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See how crowded the docks and picnic area are before you head over to a guest slip or mooring at Angel Island's Ayala Cove. The webcam looks out a second-floor window in the building that houses the visitor's center.

Brisbane Marina Webcam

Brisbane Marina Webcam

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At Brisbane marina, just south of San Francisco, looking east.

CBS 5 Webcams

CBS 5 Webcams

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Traffic-oriented webcams, but there are some views of the bay and the bridges.

Controllable Streaming Cam from Sausalito

Controllable Streaming Cam from Sausalito

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This streaming, controllable cam provides live video views of Alcatraz, San Francisco, and Angel Island.

Crissy Field Webcam (East Beach)

Crissy Field Webcam (East Beach)

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Controllable camera at Crissy Field, facing the Golden Gate Bridge and Sausalito.

Crown Beach, Alameda

Crown Beach, Alameda

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Looking west across the bay from Alameda to the southern part of San Francisco.

Earthcam Golden Gate Bridge

Earthcam Golden Gate Bridge

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An excellent webcam view of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Earthcam Interactive San Francisco Panorama

Earthcam Interactive San Francisco Panorama

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A panoramic view of San Francisco. Choose from a variety of landmarks, or pan across the panorama.

Golden Gate Bridge from Alcatraz

Golden Gate Bridge from Alcatraz

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The most direct view of the Golden Gate you can get from land, with a fast-updating but low-quality camera.

Golden Gate Bridge from East Bay

Golden Gate Bridge from East Bay

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Great view across the bay from the Berkeley shore, looking straight out at the Golden Gate.

Golden Gate Bridge from Exploratorium

Golden Gate Bridge from Exploratorium

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Webcam view of the Golden Gate Bridge from the room of the Palace of Fine Arts.

Hi-Def San Francisco

Hi-Def San Francisco

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A great webcam image looking toward San Francisco from the hills above Sausalito, with actual ship names marked (via AIS).

Hyde Street Pier Webcam

Hyde Street Pier Webcam

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Streaming video from the San Francisco Maritime Park, with Alcatraz and Angel Island in the background. Perhaps the best webcam on San Francisco Bay — great image quality and a beautiful view.

Lawrence Hall of Science Webcam

Lawrence Hall of Science Webcam

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A broad view of San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate from the hills of Berkeley.

OCSC Web Cam

OCSC Web Cam

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View from the Berkeley Marina to the Golden Gate.

Pier 39 Cam

Pier 39 Cam

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Controllable, streaming video webcam at Pier 39. See the sea lions or the marina. (Scroll down on the page to see the webcam)

Sam's Cam

Sam's Cam

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Webcam from Sam's restaurant in Tiburon. Check out the dining on the deck!

Sausalito Webcam

Sausalito Webcam

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Views from Sausalito.

Sausalito Yacht Club Webcam

Sausalito Yacht Club Webcam

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A great view across the bay to San Francisco from the Sausalito Yacht Club, adjacent to the ferry dock. Live updates — watch the ferries come and go too!

WebMarin Web Cam

WebMarin Web Cam

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Beautiful, high-resolution view from Sausalito hills across the bay to San Francisco. Worth a look even at night!