The current level of Lake of the Woods is 322.99 m (1059.7 ft), 70th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level declined by 11 cm (3 in) over the past week and is expected to decline by 9 cm (3 in) over the next week. Lake of the Woods outflow is scheduled to decrease to 775 m3/s on Friday, September 30th and to 700 m3/s on Tuesday, October 4th.
The levels along the Winnipeg River are expected to decline with each flow change by 22 cm (9 in) below the Norman Dam, by 16 cm (6 in) above the Dalles and by 14 cm (5 in) at Minaki. The resulting total weekly drop will be 46 cm (18 in) below Norman Dam and 30 cm (12 in) above the Dalles and at Minaki.
The current level of Lac Seul is 356.29 m (1168.9 ft), a 40th percentile level for this time of year. The lake level declined by 3 cm (1 in) over the past week and is expected to remain stable over the next week. Lac Seul authorized outflow is 250 m³/s with no changes scheduled.
Manitoba Hydro has provided the following forecast for the Winnipeg River through the Whiteshell: Water levels & flows