December 2021

Issued 2021.12.21

The current level of Lake of the Woods is 322.56 m (1058.3ft), a 20th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level fell by 1 cm (½ in) over the past week and is expected to decrease by 1 to 2 cm (1 in) over the next week. Lake of the Woods authorized outflow will increase from 200 to 225 m³/s on Wednesday December 22.  The level of the Winnipeg River immediately below the Norman Dam is expected to increase by approximately 5 cm (2 in) in response.  The level at Minaki will not be affected by this flow change. 

The current level of Lac Seul is 355.66 m (1166.9 ft), a 20th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level fell by 8 cm (3 in) over the past week and is expected to fall by 8 to 10 cm (3 to 4 in) over the next week. Lac Seul authorized outflow is 350 m³/s. No flow changes are currently scheduled. 

Issued 2021.12.17

The current level of Lake of the Woods is 322.57 m (1058.3ft), a 20th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level fell by 1 cm (½ in) over the past week and is expected to decrease by 1 to 2 cm (1 in) over the next week. Lake of the Woods authorized outflow is 200 m³/s.  No flow changes are currently scheduled. 

The current level of Lac Seul is 355.70 m (1167.0 ft), a 20th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level fell by 10 cm (4 in) over the past week and is expected to fall by 10 to 12 cm (4 to 5 in) over the next week. Lac Seul authorized outflow is 350 m³/s. No flow changes are currently scheduled. 

Issued 2021.12.08

The current level of Lake of the Woods is 322.57 m (1058.3ft), a 20th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level changed little over the past week and is expected to decrease by 1 to 2 cm (1 in) over the next week. Lake of the Woods authorized outflow is 200 m³/s.  No flow changes are currently scheduled. 

The current level of Lac Seul is 355.81 m (1167.4 ft), a 20th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level fell by 3 cm (1 in) over the past week and is expected to fall by 10 to 12 cm (4 to 5 in) over the next week. Lac Seul authorized outflow will increase from 290 to 350 m³/s on Thursday December 9th

Issued 2021.12.02

The current level of Lake of the Woods is 322.58 m (1058.3ft), a 20th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level changed little over the past week and is expected to change little over the next week. Lake of the Woods authorized outflow will increase from 175 to 200 m³/s on Friday December 3rd.  The level of the Winnipeg River immediately below the Norman Dam is expected to rise by about 4 cm (2 in) in response.  The level at Minaki will not be affected by this flow change. 

The current level of Lac Seul is 355.84 m (1167.5 ft), a 20th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level fell by 4 cm (2 in) over the past week and is expected to fall by 1 to 2 cm (1 in) over the next week. Lac Seul authorized outflow is 290 m³/s.