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2022.08.26 Level Forecast

The current level of Lake of the Woods is 323.62 m (1061.7 ft), over 95th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level declined by 9 cm (3 in) over the past week. Lake of the Woods is expected to decline at a rate of 8 to 11 cm (3 to 4 in) per week. The dams in Kenora remain fully open.

The Winnipeg River between Kenora and Minaki is expected to gradually fall between 5 to 8 cm (2 to 3 in) over the next week as the Lake of the Woods level falls.

The current level of Lac Seul is 356.55 m (1169.8 ft), a 70th percentile level for this time of year. The level of the main body of Lac Seul declined by 7 cm (2 in) over the past week and is expected to decline by 1 to 6 cm (1 to 2 in) over the next week. Lac Seul authorized outflow is 450 m³/s with no scheduled changes.

Manitoba Hydro has provided the following forecast for the Winnipeg River through the Whiteshell.