There are many great webcams with views of San Francisco Bay. Scroll down to see the complete list and find a link to each.
Note: San Francisco webcams come and go with surprising frequency.
If any of these links doesn’t work, or you know of a webcam not listed here, please let us know.
All camera links have been updated and are working as of May 2020.
The Alcatraz Birdcam is unfortunately no longer available – See the birds nesting on Alcatraz; camera is low-quality but updates frequently.
Ayala Cove Webcam
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.
CBS 5 Webcams
Traffic-oriented webcams, but there are some views of the bay and the bridges.
Streaming Cam from Sausalito
This streaming, cam provides a view of the Golden Gate bridge as well as the city.
Crissy Field Webcam (East Beach and Crissy Beach)
Two different controllable cameras at Crissy Field, the first is the East Beach camera facing the Golden Gate Bridge and Sausalito. The second looking at Crissy Beach.
There are also webcams of:
- Mt. Tamalpais summit
- Fort Funston
- Muir Beach
- Ocean Beach
Crown Beach, Alameda
Looking west across the bay from Alameda to the south.
Earthcam Golden Gate Bridge
An excellent webcam view of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Earthcam Interactive Panorama
A great panoramic view. Choose from a variety of landmarks, or pan across the panorama.
Golden Gate Bridge from Alcatraz
View Live Webcam
Unfortunately this camera is currently offline.
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 Exploratorium
Webcam view from the Bay Observatory Roofcam
Lawrence Hall of Science Webcam
A broad view of the bay and the Golden Gate from the hills of Berkeley.
Pier 39 Cam
Controllable, streaming video webcam at Pier 39. See the sea lions or the marina. (Scroll down on the page to see the webcam and wait to let it load)
This one was a favorite however it is no longer available.
Webcam from Sam’s restaurant in Tiburon. Check out the dining on the deck!
Views from Sausalito.
Sausalito Yacht Club Webcam
A great view across the bay from the Sausalito Yacht Club, adjacent to the ferry dock. Live updates — watch the ferries come and go too!
WebMarin Web Cam
View Live Webcam
Beautiful, high-resolution view from Sausalito hills across the bay. Worth a look even at night!