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.
See the birds nesting on Alcatraz; camera is low-quality but updates frequently.
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.
At Brisbane marina, just south of San Francisco, looking east.
Traffic-oriented webcams, but there are some views of the bay and the bridges.
This streaming, controllable cam provides live video views of Alcatraz, San Francisco, and Angel Island.
Controllable camera at Crissy Field, facing the Golden Gate Bridge and Sausalito.
Looking west across the bay from Alameda to the southern part of San Francisco.
The most direct view of the Golden Gate you can get from land, with a fast-updating but low-quality camera.
Great view across the bay from the Berkeley shore, looking straight out at the Golden Gate.
Webcam view of the Golden Gate Bridge from the room of the Palace of Fine Arts.
A great webcam image looking toward San Francisco from the hills above Sausalito, with actual ship names marked (via AIS).
Views of the San Francisco Maritime Park, with Alcatraz and Angel Island in the background.
View from the Berkeley Marina to the Golden Gate.
Controllable, streaming video webcam at Pier 39. See the sea lions or the marina.
Webcam from Sam's restaurant in Tiburon. Check out the dining on the deck!
You can re-aim this camera via the web to look at various places in Richardson Bay. From the Portofino apartments.
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!
Beautiful, high-resolution view from Sausalito hills across the bay to San Francisco. Worth a look even at night!