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 45th 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 1-3 cm (1 in) over the next week.
Lake of the Woods authorized outflow will be reduced from 300 to 250 m³/s on Friday August 18th. The level of the Winnipeg River immediately below the Norman Dam is expected to decline by 11 cm (4 in) in response. The level at Minaki will not be affected by this flow change.
The current level of Lac Seul is 356.16 m (1168.5 ft), a 20th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level rose by 1 cm (1/2 in) over the past week, and is expected to change little over the next week.
Lac Seul authorized outflow will increase from 200 to 250 m³/s on Saturday August 19.