The current level of Lake of the Woods is 322.60 m (1058.4 ft), a 45th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level declined by 1 cm (1/2 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 265 m³/s. Outflow will be gradually increased to 315 m³/s between Friday, February 11 and Tuesday, February 15. The level of the Winnipeg River immediately below Norman Dam will gradually rise by 10 cm (4 in) as a result 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 354.94 m (1164.4 ft), a 15th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level declined by 9 cm (4 in) over the past week and is expected to fall by 7 to 8 cm (3 in) over the next week.
Lac Seul authorized outflow is scheduled to be reduced from 325 m³/s to 300 m³/s on Thursday, February 10 and to 250 m³/s on Tuesday, February 15.