You are looking at the Piscataqua River from Bow Street, Portsmouth, New Hampshire - gateway to the Isle of Shoals and the Atlantic ocean. In the background is the Rt 95 Portsmouth-Kittery Bridge. You will see lots of river activity. Watch the tugboats guide large ships. Smaller boats pass under the drawbridge. There are two tour boat terminals in view to the left. Portsmouth has retained much of its early historical charm and is a great tourist destination. Popular places to visit include Strawbery Banke Museum and beautiful Prescott Park. The webcam takes a picture every 12 seconds from which a time-lapse video is made. The image above auto updates every 12 seconds. Scroll down for daily time-lapse videos.
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire, one of the oldest working ports in the US is known for its historic attractions that date to its founding in 1623 as a seaport community. Beyond the small town charm of its historic riverfront district, the port of Portsmouth offers the international shipping community a dynamic deep water port facility located just 3 miles from the sea capable of accommodating the largest state of the art tankers and containerships. Moran has provided its tug services to the Port of Portsmouth since 1967 (www.morantug.com)