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Issued:  2016.09.22

Normally issued weekly on Thursdays but may be issued more frequently or on other days depending on conditions.
 

The current level of Lake of the Woods is 322.92 m (1059.4 ft), a 55th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level dropped by 2 cm (1 in) over the past week, and is expected to decrease by 1 to 3 cm (1 in) over the next week.

Lake of the Woods authorized outflow is 450 m³/s.

The current level of the Winnipeg River at Minaki is 316.04 m (1036.9 ft). The average river level dropped by 2 cm (1 in) over the past week. The level is expected to change little over the next week.

Manitoba Hydro provided the following forecast on September 21st for the expected level changes on the Winnipeg River in Manitoba over the coming week:

Nutimik Lake: increase by 15 cm (6 in)

Dorothy Lake: increase by 11 cm (4 in)

Margaret/Eleanor Lake: increase by 9 cm (4 in)

Sylvia Lake: increase by 4 cm (2 in)

The current level of Lac Seul is 356.38 m (1169.2 ft), a 45th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level rose by 1 cm (1/2 in) over the past week, and is expected to decrease by 1 to 3 cm (1 in) over the next week.

Lac Seul authorized outflow will increase from 400 m³/s to 450 m³/s on Thursday September 22.
 



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