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Issued:  2018.11.07

Normally issued weekly on Thursdays but may be issued more frequently or on other days depending on conditions.
 

The current level of Lake of the Woods is 322.97 m (1059.6 ft), a 70th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level changed little over the past week and is expected to rise by 1 to 2 cm (1 in) over the next week.

Lake of the Woods authorized outflow will increase from 700 to 800 m³/s on Thursday November 8. The level of the Winnipeg River immediately below the Norman Dam is expected to rise by approximately 26 cm (10 in). The river level above the Dalles is expected to rise by approximately 17 cm (7 in). The level at Minaki is expected to rise by approximately 18 cm (7 in).

The current level of Lac Seul is 356.22 m (1168.7 ft), a 35th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level rose by 4 cm (2 in) over the past week and is expected to rise by 1 to 2 cm (1 in) over the next week.

Lac Seul authorized outflow was scheduled to increase from 250 m³/s to 330 m³/s on Monday November 5 but ultimately was unnecessary and the directive has been rescinded. Authorized outflow remains at 250 m³/s.
 



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