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 322.87 m (1059.3 ft), a 60th percentile level for this time of year. The lake level rose by 20 cm (8 in) over the past week, and is expected to rise 15-20 cm (6-8 in) over the next week.
Lake of the Woods outflow will be increased from 420 m³/s to 500 m³/s on Friday, May 24th. This increase will cause Winnipeg River levels immediately below Kenora to rise about 19 cm (8 in). The Winnipeg River level at Minaki will not be affected by this flow increase. Further outflow increases are expected the week of May 26th.
The level of Lac Seul is 355.37 m (1165.9 ft), a 55th percentile level for this time of year. The lake level rose 24 cm (10 in) over the past week and is expected to rise 20-25 cm (8-10 in) over the next week.
Lac Seul authorized outflow is 160 m³/s.