The current level of Lake of the Woods is 322.60 m (1058.4 ft), a 35th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level declined by 2.8 cm (1 in) over the past week and is expected to decline by up to 3 cm (1 in) over the next week. Lake of the Woods authorized outflow is scheduled to decrease to 430 m3/s on Tuesday, January 24.
This outflow decreases will cause the level of the Winnipeg River to drop by 13 cm (5 in) downstream of the Norman Dam, 6 cm (2 in) at the Dalles and will cause no level changes at Minaki.
The current level of Lac Seul is 355.57 m (1166.5 ft), a 30th percentile level for this time of year. The lake level declined by 8 cm (3 in) over the past week and is expected to decline by 7 to 8 cm (3 in) over the next week. Lac Seul authorized outflow is 325 m3/s with no changes scheduled.