California and Hawaii
About Web Cameras: A Preliminary Note
Time Zone Viewing Information for Western and Central U.S.
On this page: N. California S. California
Colorado webcams Hawaii NW U.S.
NOTE: Not all of these pages have been updated, as I have created over 1000
pages on the Net and can not keep up with all of them! But do enjoy what's here!
ABOUT WEB CAMERAS:
Web cameras or web cams (also known as spy cams) are linked to a computer with
special software and hardware which enables the camera to transmit a picture or
moving image digitally, and then via an Internet connection, onto the Web. Some
web cameras are video cameras which update their screen images in a matter of
seconds, or a few minutes; others are still digital cameras programmed by the
operator to take pictures at regular intervals.
Images may be live and continuous, or selectively transmitted several times
a day, depending upon the operator, the camera, and the Internet connection.
TIME YOUR VISIT TO WEB CAMS!
Often, web cams are not operative after dark, show only a black image, or post
a representative image from the preceding daytime images. For maximum
enjoyment, plan your travels during the daytime in the localities you visit!
SELECTED TIME ZONE INFORMATION:
G.M.T. (Greenwich Mean Time) is 10 hours ahead of Hawaii and central Alaska
time, 8 hours ahead of U.S. pacific standard time (California), 7 hours ahead of
mountain standard time (Colorado), and 6 hours ahead of central standard time
(Illinois, Texas). Times may vary also due to local and daylight savings time.
Currently, the U.S. is on daylight savings time; p.d.t. is G.M.T. - 7 hours.
Note: The following information will soon be reformatted into tables, to
increase compatibility with different browsers and font choices.
HOURS Viewing these time zones, adjust your clock...
THESE LOCATIONS _ FROM G.M.T.__ c.s.t__ _ m.s.t.__ p.s.t.___ h.s.t.__
Honolulu -10 hours +4 hours& + 3 hours +2 hours +0 hour
New York City; Boston -5 hours -1 hour -2 hours -3 hours -5 hours
Buenos Aires -3 hours -3 hhours -4 hours -5 hours -7 hours
London; Edinburgh +0 hours -6 hours -7 hours -8 hours -10 hours
Paris; Stockholm; Munich +1 hour -7 hours -8 hours -9 hours -11 hours
Israel; Moscow; Pretoria +2 hours -8 hours -9 hours -10 hours -12 hours
Singapore; Perth +8 hours -14 hours -15 hours -16 hours -18 hours
Tokyo, Japan +9 hours -15 hours -16 hours -17 hours -19 hours
Sydney, Australia +10 hours -16 hours -17 hours -18 hours -20 hours
For more accurate time information, visit: The Time Zone Page The World Clock
BEST LOCAL TIMES FOR VIEWING CENTRAL, WESTERN U.S. WEBCAMS:
from Eastern U.S., 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. from Hawaii, 6 a.m. - 3 p.m.
from California, 9 a.m. - 6. pm. from Israel, 6 pm. - 3 a.m.
from Western Europe, 4 p.m. - 1 a.m. from Australia, Japan, 2 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Note however that the United States is now on daylight time (+1 hour).
(pacific standard time, GMT-8 hours; pacific daylight time GMT-7 hours)
-Twin Peaks SF Bay Bridge (continnuous, frames,
SF Live San Francisco
Bay and Alcatraz view (scenic, updated every
San Franciso Bay Bridge, web cam image,
reduced, from the Iconic webcam (defunct
now in 2000)
KPIX Online: Live San Francisco
Views from Nob Hill (updated
every 5 minutes, with time-lapsed animations of the day's views)
Views of Monterey Aquarium kelp exhibit (also at Monterey Aquarium)
Camera Two: S.F., Bay Bridge and traffic views from Battery street,
SF Live Cameras of San
Francisco (thumbnails of seven live webcams,
Live Views of San Francisco
(Nine live thumbnails from KPIX,
Rearden Technologies, Wharf View, SF Live, CitySearch 7, Iconic,
GateCam web cams with midi music)
City Search 7 (Sutro -
view over San Francisco
from KGO tv- webcams
may be discontinued)
San Francisco view from the
live Sutro City Search 7 web cam,
reduced, copyrighted, used with
permission of KGO Channel 7
City of Night Live Telerobotic Camera (manual
controls, rotation etc.; updates every minute)
Lake Tahoe Ski
Report, (K-MTN tv, three views, from Bijou Pier,
chairlift and highway 30, views appear to be hourly updated)
Resort Sports Network Sierra Lake Tahoe (daily image only, archives)
Hotline Steamer Lane Surf cam, Santa Cruz (five views,
minute by minute update, with image archives every 5 minutes
from current day, at five angles)*
Cruz SlugVideo Dream Inn (ocean vista)
with panoramic views!
Also: SlugVideo's less interesting Mount Umunhum panorama
Monterey Bay, California from the Santa Cruz Dream Inn, copyrighted by SlugVideo.
Downloaded from the live Dream Inn webcam, reduced in size, and used with permission of SlugVideo.
(pacific standard time, GMT-8 hours; pacific daylight time GMT-7 hours)
QLI Surfcams (half a dozen from Florida, California and Hawaii)
(3 California, 1 Hawaii surfcam with links to
other Florida, California and Hawaii surfcams; java views available)
Includes Steamer Lane, Ventura Point, Topanga Point.
Venice Beach and Santa Monica Pier Cams (10 minute updates)
San Diego Bay Livenet (updates second-by-second on weekends)*
Beach and Pier Scripps Institute of Oceanography, La Jolla,
San Diego, California (over-size hourly black and white quality
images, snap and time-exposure images, archives, with 40+ images
from previous day)* Scripps Pier latest image
Route I-15 at Carmel
road exit, San Diego, California;
live web cam image (reduced,
cropped), used with permission
from XLNT Designs, Inc.
(Hawaiian standard time, GMT-10 hours; pacific daylight time GMT-9 hours)
Traffic Camera System (web cam collection,
8 live webcams, manual or automatic 3 minute updates)
Waikiki Beach Cameras
(scenic webcam from the Freeway Traffic
Camera System web cam collection). And try: Waikiki Beach cam.
Oahu (zooming, magnification and direction
controls available; stock images; often off-line)
Surf News Network
Hawaii Surf Cam (not live, but magnificent
surf images online)
Maui's IAO Valley (magnificent live view, West Maui Mountains)
cams* (Leonard's CamWorld's links to five Maui
webcams- IaoValley, Synchromic, MauiGateway, Windcam)
Maui.net Windcam* (scenic images
from Maui's north shore, live cam
7a.m. - 6p.m. HST, image archives)
Live web cam image of a March
Hawaiian morning, reduced, from
the Maui Windcam, used with
permission of Bob Perlman
Surfline's in Hawaii: Sunset Beach, Pipeline and South Shore
SEE ALSO: Southern California listings for
California, Hawaii and
Florida surfcam collections.
Now also available:
Asia, Australia, Africa S. California Featured collections
In process - planning to add images: Webwinds' favorites 300+ web cameras for:
Eastern U.S. Europe Special interest
* Personal recommendations
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