The current level of Lake of the Woods is 322.58 m (1058.3 ft), a 45th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level was unchanged 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 350 m³/s. Outflow is scheduled to be increased to 375 m³/s on Thursday, February 24 and to 400 m³/s on Sunday, February 27. The level of the Winnipeg River immediately below Norman Dam is expected to rise by 6 cm (2 in) following each of these outflow adjustments. Moving downstream from Norman Dam, the river level rise will be smaller with no level change at Minaki expected as a result of the outflow adjustments.
The current level of Lac Seul is 354.84 m (1164.2 ft), a 20th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level declined by 5 cm (2 in) over the past week and is expected to fall by 5 to 6 cm (2 in) over the next week.
Lac Seul authorized outflow is 250 m³/s with no changes scheduled.