The current level of Lake of the Woods is 322.66 m (1058.6 ft), a 20th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level changed little over the past week and is expected to follow the same trend and remain stable over the next week. Lake of the Woods authorized outflow is 150 m3/s with no changes scheduled.
The current level of Lac Seul is 356.12 m (1168.4 ft), a 20th percentile level for this time of year. The lake level decreased by 1.5 cm (0.5 in) over the past week and is expected to remain stable over the next week. Lac Seul authorized outflow is 100 m3/s with no changes scheduled.
Outflow increases for both Lake of the Woods and Lac Seul can be expected in the coming weeks as adjustments are made to target winter outflows. The Lake of the Woods Control Board will hold a Regulation Meeting next week in Kenora to adopt its Regulation Strategy for the remainder of the fall and for the winter.