Water levels & flows

Lake Winnipeg forecast

Lake Winnipeg water levels elevation line chart showing wind eliminated and forecasted levels.

Actual monthly average Lake Winnipeg elevation
Month Elevation (feet)
May 2017 715.77
June 2017 715.64
July 2017 715.53
August 2017 714.73
September 2017 714.00
October 2017 713.67
November 2017 713.50
December 2017 713.25
January 2018 713.18
February 2018 713.19
March 2018 713.06
April 2018 712.93
Forecast Lake Winnipeg elevation
Date Elevation (feet)
May 26, 2018 713.0
May 27, 2018 713.0
May 28, 2018 713.0
May 29, 2018 713.0
May 30, 2018 713.0
May 31, 2018 713.0
June 1, 2018 713.0
June 2, 2018 713.0
June 3, 2018 713.0
June 4, 2018 713.0
June 5, 2018 713.0
June 6, 2018 713.0
June 7, 2018 713.0
June 8, 2018 713.0
June 9, 2018 713.0
June 10, 2018 713.0
June 11, 2018 713.0
June 12, 2018 713.1
June 13, 2018 713.1
June 14, 2018 713.1
June 15, 2018 713.1
June 16, 2018 713.1
June 17, 2018 713.1
June 18, 2018 713.1
June 19, 2018 713.1
June 20, 2018 713.2
June 21, 2018 713.2
June 22, 2018 713.2
June 23, 2018 713.2
June 24, 2018 713.2
June 25, 2018 713.2
June 26, 2018 713.2
June 27, 2018 713.2
June 28, 2018 713.2
June 29, 2018 713.3
June 30, 2018 713.3
July 1, 2018 713.3
July 2, 2018 713.3
July 3, 2018 713.3
July 4, 2018 713.3
July 5, 2018 713.3
July 6, 2018 713.3
July 7, 2018 713.3
July 8, 2018 713.3
July 9, 2018 713.4
July 10, 2018 713.4
July 11, 2018 713.4
July 12, 2018 713.4
July 13, 2018 713.4
July 14, 2018 713.4
July 15, 2018 713.4
July 16, 2018 713.4
July 17, 2018 713.4
July 18, 2018 713.4
July 19, 2018 713.5
July 20, 2018 713.5
July 21, 2018 713.5
July 22, 2018 713.5
July 23, 2018 713.5
July 24, 2018 713.5
July 25, 2018 713.5
July 26, 2018 713.5
July 27, 2018 713.5
July 28, 2018 713.5
July 29, 2018 713.5
July 30, 2018 713.5
July 31, 2018 713.5

Northern forecasts

Forecasts for outflow and water levels are effective June 2018.

Cedar Lake 60-day forecast

On June 1, 2018 the level of Cedar Lake is forecasted to be 840.3 feet. The level of the lake is expected to rise 8 inches to elevation 841.0 feet by the end of June.

During the month of July the level of the lake is expected to rise 3 inches to elevation 841.3 feet by the end of the month.

This information is also broadcast on CBC North Country for 4 consecutive days after an updated forecast is provided.

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Cross Lake 60-day forecast

On June 1, 2018 the level of Cross Lake is forecasted to be 679.8 feet. The level of the lake is expected to rise 1 inch to elevation 679.9 feet by the end of June.

During the month of July the level of the lake is expected to remain fairly constant near elevation 679.9 feet.

This information is also broadcast on Arctic Radio CHTM Thompson and Cross Lake Radio CFNC for 4 consecutive days after an updated forecast is provided.

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Footprint Lake 60-day forecast

On June 1, 2018 the level of Footprint Lake is forecasted to be 798.6 feet. The level of the lake is expected to remain fairly constant near elevation 798.6 feet during the month of June.

During the month of July the level of the lake is expected to remain fairly constant near elevation 798.6 feet.

This information is also broadcast on NCN Achimowin TV/Radio Communications and Arctic Radio CHTM Thompson for 4 consecutive days after an updated forecast is provided.

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Kelsey Forebay 60-day forecast

On June 1, 2018 the level of Kelsey Forebay on the Nelson River is forecasted to be 604.7 feet. The level of the lake is expected to remain fairly constant near elevation 604.7 feet during the month of June.

During the month of July the level of the lake is expected to remain fairly constant near elevation 604.7 feet.

This information is also broadcast on Arctic Radio CHTM Thompson and Split Lake Radio CKJD for 4 consecutive days after an updated forecast is provided.

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Missi Falls Control Structure 30-day forecast

On June 1, 2018 the outflows from Missi Falls control structure are forecasted to be 10,200 cubic feet per second (cfs). The outflows are expected to be increased on June 8 to 12,500 cfs and increased on June 29 to 15,000 cfs.

This information is also broadcast on CBC North Country, York Landing Radio CHYL, and Arctic Radio CHTM Thompson for 4 consecutive days after an updated forecast is provided.

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South Moose Lake 60-day forecast

On June 1, 2018 the level of South Moose Lake is forecasted to be 840.4 feet. The level of the lake is expected to rise 2 inches to elevation 840.6 feet by the end of June.

During the month of July the level of the lake is expected to rise 2 inches to elevation 840.8 feet by the end of the month.

This information is also broadcast on Arctic Radio CJAR The Pas for 4 consecutive days after an updated forecast is provided.

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Playgreen Lake 60-day forecast

On June 1, 2018 the level of Playgreen Lake at Norway House is forecasted to be 712.4 feet. The level of the lake is expected to rise 4 inches to elevation 712.7 feet by the end of June.

During the month of July the level of the lake is expected to rise 2 inches to elevation 712.9 feet by the end of the month.

This information is also broadcast on Norway House Radio and Arctic Radio CHTM Thompson for 4 consecutive days after an updated forecast is provided.

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Sipiwesk Lake 60-day forecast

On June 1, 2018 the level of Sipiwesk Lake is forecasted to be 608.4 feet. The level of the lake is expected to fall 2 inches to elevation 608.2 feet by the third week of the month and remain fairly constant near elevation 608.2 feet until the end of June.

During the month of July the level of the lake is expected to rise 1 inch to elevation 608.3 feet by the end of the month.

This information is also broadcast on Arctic Radio CHTM Thompson and Cross Lake Radio CFNC for 4 consecutive days after an updated forecast is provided.

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Southern Indian Lake 60-day forecast

On June 1, 2018 the level of Southern Indian Lake is forecasted to be 846.5 feet. The level of the lake is expected to rise 5 inches to elevation 846.9 feet by the end of June.

During the month of July the level of the lake is expected to rise 3 inches to elevation 847.1 feet by the end of the month.

This information is also broadcast on Arctic Radio CHTM Thompson for 4 consecutive days after an updated forecast is provided.

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Split Lake 60-day forecast

On June 1, 2018 the level of Split Lake is forecasted to be 547.7 feet. The level of the lake is expected to fall 1 inch to elevation 547.6 feet by the end of June.

During the month of July the level of the lake is expected to fall 1 inch to elevation 547.5 feet by the end of the month.

This information is also broadcast on Arctic Radio CHTM Thompson, Split Lake Radio CJKD, and York Landing Radio CHYL for 4 consecutive days after an updated forecast is provided.

For real-time Split Lake water levels, visit the Government of Canada website.

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Stephens Lake 60-day forecast

On June 1, 2018 the level of Stephens Lake is forecasted to be 460.5 feet. The level of the lake is expected to remain fairly constant near elevation 460.5 feet during the month of June.

During the month of July the level of the lake is expected to remain fairly constant near elevation 460.5 feet.

This information is also broadcast on Arctic Radio CHTM Thompson, Split Lake Radio CJKD, and York Landing Radio CHYL for 4 consecutive days after an updated forecast is provided.

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Thompson Seaplane Base 60-day forecast

On June 1, 2018 the level of Thompson Seaplane Base is forecasted to be 615.0 feet. The level of the river is expected to fall 4 inches to elevation 614.7 feet by the end of June.

During the month of July the level of the river is expected to rise 3 inches to elevation 615.0 feet by the second week of the month and then fall 4 inches to elevation 614.6 feet by the end of the month.

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