The Rogers City public schools consists of an Elementary school (K-5) and Middle/High School (6-12). [13], Lake Huron has the largest shore line length of any of the Great Lakes, counting its 30,000 islands.[14]. There is a fishing platform on the east wall for breakwater fishing. Occasional wave height is the average of the highest … The normal low-water mark is 1.00 foot (30 cm) below datum (577.5 ft or 176.0 m). As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 3,322 people, 1,480 households, and 914 families residing in the city. Headed for Port McNichol, Ontario, it was declared a total loss after two weeks. Both of these landmarks are recognized by historical markers.[11]. Waves 1 to 3 feet. Water levels ranged from 3.67 to 5.92 feet (1.12–1.80 m) above Chart Datum. It was sold again in 1920 to the Canada Steamship Lines, Ltd., and renamed Mapledawn. [12] Major centres on Georgian Bay include Owen Sound, Wasaga Beach, Collingwood, Midland, Penetanguishene, Port Severn and Parry Sound. "Recent shifts in the crustacean zooplankton community of Lake Huron". There were two survivors while 33 lost their lives. WHAK-AM 960 is the heritage station in Rogers City. $$ LHZ462>464-092100- Lake Huron from Port Austin to Harbor Beach beyond 5NM Off Shore- Lake Huron from Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac beyond 5NM Off Shore- Lake Huron from Port Sanilac to Port Huron beyond 5NM Off Shore- 400 AM EST Mon Nov … [6], The nearest commercial airports are Alpena County Regional Airport and Cherry Capital Airport (Traverse City). 15.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19% were from 25 to 44; 31.4% were from 45 to 64; and 29% were 65 years of age or older. During this month, Lake Huron water temperature does not drop below 20°C/68°F and therefore … The Great Lakes Waterway continues thence to Lake St. Clair; the Detroit River and Detroit, Michigan; into Lake Erie and thence – via Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River – to the Atlantic Ocean. There were 1,626 housing units at an average density of 355.9 per square mile (137.4/km2). Marine Weather for Canada. A smaller bay that protrudes southwest from Lake Huron into Michigan is called Saginaw Bay. The waves were so violent that Manola touched bottom entering the harbor. The median age in the city was 51.9 years. Riley, S. C. et al. The per capita income for the city was $17,750. Fiftieth anniversary memorial activities took place in 2008. Lake Huron is separated from Lake Michigan, which lies at the same level, by the 5-mile-wide (8.0 km), 20-fathom-deep (120 ft; 37 m) Straits of Mackinac, making them hydrologically the same body of water (sometimes called Lake Michigan-Huron and sometimes described as two 'lobes of the same lake'). Like the other Great Lakes, it was formed by melting ice as the continental glaciers retreated toward the end of the last ice age. Across the lake to the southwest is Saginaw Bay. On November 9, just after six in the morning, Senator pushed upstream. The following radio stations can be heard in Rogers City, Coordinates: 45°25′17″N 83°49′06″W / 45.42139°N 83.81833°W / 45.42139; -83.81833, ‡This populated place also has portions in an adjacent county or counties, U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rogers City, Michigan, "Average Weather for Monroe, MI - Temperature and Precipitation", Map of P.H. 519-375-7153 Rogers City is located on Lake Huron and is home to two salmon fishing tournaments. Rogers City Municipal Marina has nearly 100 slips, most on floating docks. People from all over the world come here to spend the quality time appreciating the beauty and vastness of this fresh water lake. On January 25, 1918, Manola was sold to the U.S. The population was 2,827 at the 2010 census. Click on the thumbnail to see live image from the webcam. tim.matthews@century21.ca, Andrew Kennedy Access to water transport has been formative to the economy. [21] Following behind at 7:00 a.m. that Sunday, Regina steamed out of Sarnia into the northwest gale. [25] Matoa would be found stranded on the Port Austin reef when the winds subsided. The following television stations are available over-the-air: Charter Communications is the local cable provider for Rogers City; the system offers all the above channels, as well as WNEM-DT2 (MyNetworkTV, Bay City) and CBMT (CBC Television, Montreal). Global Land One-kilometer Base Elevation (GLOBE) v.1. The freighter, SS Carl D. Bradley, home port at Rogers City, sank in Lake Michigan on November 18, 1958. [23] Waves breaking over the ship damaged several windows and the crew reported seeing portions of the concrete break wall peeling off as the waves struck it. [13] As with the high-water records, monthly low-water records were set each month from February 1964 through January 1965. Perhaps if you are fond of fishing then you may find some of very special walleye fishing sites at the lake. "Evaporation from the Great Lakes generally peaks in the fall to early winter months, when the air temperature above the lakes drops, but the water remains relatively warmer and ice-free. Each office is independently owned and operated. Andrew Kennedy Sales Representative 519-386-0152 andrew.kennedy@century21.ca The northeast corner of Michigan has an industrial base. andrew.kennedy@century21.ca, Mark Barbosa [34] Glass-bottom boat tours depart from Alpena, Michigan, providing tourists with views of some of the famous shipwrecks in Thunder Bay. Whilst sea temperatures for Port Huron are as accurate as current data allows, there may be slight local and regional variations depending on conditions. A notable feature of the lake is Manitoulin Island, which separates the North Channel and Georgian Bay from Lake Huron's main body of water. The gender makeup of the city was 47.7% male and 52.3% female. Ex: Annual State competitors; Softball, Bowling, Wrestling, Cross Country and Baseball. 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The main inlet is the St. Marys River, and the main outlet is the St. Clair River. The city is adjacent to Rogers Township, but is politically independent. We invite you to relax, rejuvenate, and restore in Alpena, your Sanctuary of the Great Lakes. Great Lakes Marine Weather Portal - Includes point forecasts. More than a thousand wrecks have been recorded in Lake Huron. [8] It has a length of 206 statute miles (332 km; 179 nmi) and a greatest breadth of 183 statute miles (295 km; 159 nmi).[8]. |. [18] By the 1860s, many European settlements on the shores of Lake Huron were becoming incorporated, including Sarnia, the largest city on Lake Huron. It is the 13th National Marine Sanctuary designated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, established in 2000. 36.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The storm, which raged for 16 hours, killed 235 seamen. The normal high-water mark is 2.00 feet (0.61 m) above datum (577.5 ft or 176.0 m). All three local stations licensed to Rogers City now broadcast out of studios in Alpena, leaving Rogers City without a truly locally based station of its own. The people of Manitoulin Island say that the wreck in Mississagi Straits at the western tip of the island is that of Le Griffon. [13] The high-water records began in February 1986 and lasted through the year, ending with January 1987. Rogers City is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. Water evaporating from Lake Huron's surface in winter contributes to lake level changes. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population. Lake Huron has suffered recently due to the introduction of a variety of new invasive species, including zebra and quagga mussels, the spiny water flea, and round gobies. 35.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. Of the 33 victims, 26 of the deceased were from Rogers City, with the others from nearby towns. The racial makeup of the city was 98.43% White, 0.03% African American, 0.69% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.03% from other races, and 0.54% from two or more races. The population density was 727.2 per square mile (280.7/km2). It is the county seat of Presque Isle County. Before he reached Harbor Beach, the winds turned to the northeast and the lake began to rise. Waves 2 to 4 Like all of the Great Lakes, the ecology of Lake Huron has undergone drastic changes in the last century. [13], Historic low water Tim Matthews Rogers City - Lake Huron. Salvagers were able to recover approximately 75,000 bushels of barley for delivery to Midland, Ontario. As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 2,827 people, 1,328 households, and 800 families residing in the city. Lake Huron: The current water temperature 30.2 °F … The average household size was 2.03 and the average family size was 2.60. Rogers City is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan.The population was 2,827 at the 2010 census.It is the county seat of Presque Isle County.The city is adjacent to Rogers Township, but is politically independent.. Rogers City is located on Lake Huron and is home to two salmon fishing tournaments. We’ll help you find that perfect waterfront home, cottage or property on Lake Huron in Kincardine, Port Elgin, Southampton, Sauble Beach, Oliphant, Stokes Bay, Pike Bay, Tobermory, Lion’s Head, Wiarton, Big Bay, Cobble Beach, Georgian Bay, Balmy Beach, Owen Sound, Annan, Leith, Meaford… and any area in between!