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 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 315 m³/s. Outflow will be gradually increased to 350 m³/s between Friday, February 18 and Monday, February 21. The level of the Winnipeg River immediately below Norman Dam will gradually rise by 7 cm (3 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 354.87 m (1164.3 ft), a 20th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level declined by 7 cm (4 in) over the past week and is expected to fall by 6 to 7 cm (3 in) over the next week.
Lac Seul authorized outflow is 250 m³/s with no changes scheduled.