Cocoa Beach, St. Augustine, webcam from Siesta Key

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It’s spring break season in Florida!

With nearly 2,000 miles of coastline between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, Florida is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, and many of them feature on a variety of annual “best beaches” lists (more on that below).

Several cameras are positioned along the beaches here, providing live video feeds and updated photos every few minutes. Most beach cameras show waves, blue skies, and in some cases, lots of people.

What are the beaches like here as we enter the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic? Take a look at our guide to Florida beach webcams.

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cocoa beach

This webcam shows you a view of Cocoa Beach Pier, which is a killer spot to view a rocket launch from Cape Canaveral Where Kennedy Space Center. Cocoa Beach is part of Florida’s Space Coast and home to many of the world’s best surfers, including Kelly Slaterthe GOAT of surfing.

Can’t watch the live stream? Here is a link to the tiki bar at the Cocoa Beach Pier


St. Lucie Inlet in the town of Stuart is located on Florida’s Treasure Coast.

Can’t watch the live stream?Click this link to view Stuart Beach

Flagler Beach

This webcam connects to Flagler Beach Pier, a popular fishing spot. Flagler Beach sits on the east coast of Florida, sandwiched between Daytona Beach and St. Augustine.

Can’t see the stream? Click on this link for the Flagler Beach Pier webcam

St. Augustine Beach

This view, courtesy of the surf station, shows St. Augustine Beach, located on the east coast of Florida. Surf Station provides surf report with surf forecast, water temperature and weather.

Can’t see the webcam? Click this link for the St. Augustine Beach surfcam from the surf station

Dania Beach

This live stream shows Dania Beach Pier, which is close to Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood Beach.

Can’t watch the live stream? Click here to see Dania Beach Pier and Beach Cam

Hollywood Beach, Florida

Not this Hollywood, by the way.

This Hollywood Beach city webcam offers a view of the Hollywood Beach Broadwalk in Hollywood, Florida. Hollywood Beach is on the east coast of the Sunshine State between Dania Beach and Hallandale Beach.

Can’t watch the live stream? Click this link to see the Hollywood Beach Broadwalk

Fort Lauderdale

PTVtv provides a view of the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, located in South Florida. Although webcam playback is not available in this story, if you click on the “watch on YouTube” link in the embed below, you will be directed to the official PTVtv YouTube channel, which features several live webcams. direct. or you can Click here to follow the link.


This webcam shows a view of Bonefish Towers in Marathon, which is in the Florida Keys.

Can’t watch the live stream? Click here to see a view of Marathon, a town in the Florida Keys

nap beach

This Sarasota County beach has topped “best beaches” lists — worldwide, mind you — multiple times. Siesta Beach in Siesta Key was voted America’s Best Beach by Tripadvisor users for 2020. Although webcam playback is not available in this story, if you click on the “watch on YouTube” link in embed below, you will be redirected to Official Sarasota County Government YouTube Channel. Click on here for the link to the Siesta Beach webcam.

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Okaloosa Island

Okaloosa Island is located along the Emerald Coast of Florida Panhandle. By the way, note the jet lag. Okaloosa observes Central Standard Time, so they are an hour behind Florida beaches on the East Coast. This webcam offers a live view from the Wyndhan Garden hotel in Fort Walton Beach.

Can’t watch the live stream?Click here for a view of Okaloosa Island

Miramar Beach

This Leeward Key webcam shows you a view of Miramar Beach, located Destiny in the panhandle of Florida.

Can’t watch the live stream? Click here for the Leeward Key webcam livestream

Deerfield Beach

This one is a little different but definitely worth including in our beach cams roundup. The action isn’t on the sand, it’s underwater.

Here’s a view, courtesy of Spinner the Sea Cam, of the Deerfield Beach Underwater Cam. Deerfield Beach is located in South Florida.

Can’t see the underwater fun? Click here for the link to the Deerfield Beach Marine Camera

Contributor: Ginny Beagan, USA TODAY Network-Florida

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