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Issued:  2016.05.29

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

 

Year 2015 Annual Report

 


The current level of Lake of the Woods is 322.74 m (1058.9 ft), a 40th 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 increase by 1 to 5 cm (1 to 2 in) over the next week.

Lake of the Woods authorized outflow will decrease from 600 m³/s to 550 m³/s on Monday May 30. The level of the Winnipeg River immediately downstream of the Norman Dam will drop by 12 cm (5 in) in response. The level at Minaki will not be affected by this flow change.

The current level of Lac Seul is 355.34 m (1165.8 ft), a 35th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level rose by 12 cm (5 in) over the past week, and is expected to increase by 15 to 20 cm (6 to 8 in) over the next week.

Lac Seul authorized outflow is 120 m³/s.
 



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