The downtown Fortuna camera is located at the
intersection of 11th and Main Streets. It keeps an eye on Main Street in both
directions, and can also look north on 11th Street. map
The cam is attached to the north side of the building and the view changes when we
bring a ladder and reset it.
If the oncoming cars are in the near lane then it's looking west towards the Pacific Ocean. The beach is about seven or eight miles away, and sometimes you
will see the fog hanging over the ocean and the beach. The prevailing wind
also comes from that direction, so you'll see what kind of weather is generally coming this way.
Sometimes there are glorious sunsets.
If the camera is looking east you'll
see giant redwood trees looming
over the tops of the buildings. Those are in Rohner Park which is a little over a
This camera is sponsored by the Fortuna Downtown Merchants Association and
is located at the Fortuna Downtown Professional Building at 11th and
Main Streets. We've wanted a
permanent cam at this location for a long time and really appreciate that the downtown merchants are making this little corner of the world available on the Internet. During the summer and
fall this is a happenin' place, check out our
festival schedule! Especially come
by for the Fortuna Rodeo and
Redwood AutoXpo events, at
times it'll be wall-to-wall
people as far as the cam can see!
We have more cameras for
you to check out, and especially visit the
River Lodge camera. It has
stunning views of the Eel River and the lower delta.
What an awesome place to live!
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24 Hours in 24 Seconds
Click on the image below to start a time-lapse movie made from
what this camera saw in the last 24 hours
(since this time yesterday), or check out the
since August 2008. Prior archives do not exist.