Normally issued weekly on Thursdays but may be issued more frequently or on other days
depending on conditions.|
Outflow changes during the winter can cause unstable ice conditions downstream of a dam. The LWCB advises the public to take precautions when venturing on the ice and to follow the ice safety guidelines published by the OPP.
The current level of Lake of the Woods is 322.65 m (1058.6 ft), a 40th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level dropped by 1 cm (1/2 in) over the past week and is expected to decline by 2 to 4 cm (1 to 2 in) over the next week.
Lake of the Woods authorized outflow is 450 m³/s.
The current level of Lac Seul is 355.76 m (1167.2 ft), a 45th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level dropped by 8 cm (3 in) over the past week and is expected to decline by 8 to 11 cm (3 to 4 in) over the next week.
Lac Seul authorized outflow is 350 m³/s.