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)
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
May 2018 712.94
Forecast Lake Winnipeg elevation
Date Elevation (feet)
June 29, 2018 713.1
June 30, 2018 713.1
July 1, 2018 713.1
July 2, 2018 713.1
July 3, 2018 713.1
July 4, 2018 713.1
July 5, 2018 713.1
July 6, 2018 713.1
July 7, 2018 713.1
July 8, 2018 713.1
July 9, 2018 713.1
July 10, 2018 713.1
July 11, 2018 713.1
July 12, 2018 713.1
July 13, 2018 713.1
July 14, 2018 713.1
July 15, 2018 713.1
July 16, 2018 713.1
July 17, 2018 713.1
July 18, 2018 713.1
July 19, 2018 713.1
July 20, 2018 713.1
July 21, 2018 713.1
July 22, 2018 713.1
July 23, 2018 713.1
July 24, 2018 713.1
July 25, 2018 713.1
July 26, 2018 713.1
July 27, 2018 713.1
July 28, 2018 713.1
July 29, 2018 713.1
July 30, 2018 713.1
July 31, 2018 713.1
August 1, 2018 713.0
August 2, 2018 713.0
August 3, 2018 713.0
August 4, 2018 713.0
August 5, 2018 713.0
August 6, 2018 713.0
August 7, 2018 713.0
August 8, 2018 713.0
August 9, 2018 713.0
August 10, 2018 713.0
August 11, 2018 713.0
August 12, 2018 713.0
August 13, 2018 713.0
August 14, 2018 713.0
August 15, 2018 713.0
August 16, 2018 713.0
August 17, 2018 713.0
August 18, 2018 713.0
August 19, 2018 713.0
August 20, 2018 713.0
August 21, 2018 713.0
August 22, 2018 712.9
August 23, 2018 712.9
August 24, 2018 712.9
August 25, 2018 712.9
August 26, 2018 712.9
August 27, 2018 712.9
August 28, 2018 712.9
August 29, 2018 712.9
August 30, 2018 712.9
August 31, 2018 712.9

Northern forecasts

Forecasts for outflow and water levels are effective July 2018.

Cedar Lake 60-day forecast

On July 1, 2018 the level of Cedar Lake is forecasted to be 841.0 feet. The level of the lake is expected to rise 1 inch to elevation 841.1 feet by the fourth week of the month and remain fairly constant near elevation 841.1 feet until the end of July.

During the month of August the level of the lake is expected to fall 2 inches to elevation 840.9 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 July 1, 2018 the level of Cross Lake is forecasted to be 680.1 feet. The level of the lake is expected to rise 1 inch to elevation 680.2 feet by the second week of the month and remain fairly constant near elevation 680.1 feet until the end of July.

During the month of August the level of the lake is expected to fall 8 inches to elevation 679.5 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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Footprint Lake 60-day forecast

On July 1, 2018 the level of Footprint Lake is forecasted to be 798.7 feet. The level of the lake is expected to fall 2 inches to elevation 798.5 feet by the fourth week of the month and remain fairly constant near elevation 798.5 feet until the end of July.

During the month of August the level of the lake is expected to remain fairly constant near elevation 798.5 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 July 1, 2018 the level of Kelsey Forebay on the Nelson River is forecasted to be 604.6 feet. The level of the lake is expected to remain fairly constant near elevation 604.6 feet during the month of July.

During the month of August the level of the lake is expected to remain fairly constant near elevation 604.6 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 July 1, 2018 the outflows from Missi Falls control structure are forecasted to be 12,500 cubic feet per second (cfs). The outflows are expected to be increased on July 3 to 15,000 cfs and increased on July 5 to 17,500 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 July 1, 2018 the level of South Moose Lake is forecasted to be 840.9 feet. The level of the lake is expected to rise 3 inches to elevation 841.1 feet by the end of July.

During the month of August the level of the lake is expected to rise 2 inches to elevation 841.3 feet by the fifth week 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 July 1, 2018 the level of Playgreen Lake at Norway House is forecasted to be 712.6 feet. The level of the lake is expected to gradually fall 2 inches to elevation 712.4 feet by the end of July.

During the month of August the level of the lake is expected to gradually fall 1 inch to elevation 712.3 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 July 1, 2018 the level of Sipiwesk Lake is forecasted to be 608.5 feet. The level of the lake is expected to remain fairly constant near elevation 608.4 feet during the month of July.

During the month of August the level of the lake is expected to fall 8 inches to elevation 607.7 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 July 1, 2018 the level of Southern Indian Lake is forecasted to be 847.2 feet. The level of the lake is expected to remain fairly constant near elevation 847.3 feet during the month of July.

During the month of August the level of the lake is expected to remain fairly constant near elevation 847.3 feet.

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 July 1, 2018 the level of Split Lake is forecasted to be 548.0 feet. The level of the lake is expected to fall 3 inches to elevation 547.8 feet by the end of July.

During the month of August the level of the lake is expected to fall 9 inches to elevation 547.1 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 July 1, 2018 the level of Stephens Lake is forecasted to be 461.5 feet. The level of the lake is expected to remain fairly constant near elevation 461.5 feet during the month of July.

During the month of August the level of the lake is expected to remain fairly constant near elevation 461.5 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 July 1, 2018 the level of Thompson Seaplane Base is forecasted to be 615.5 feet. The level of the river is expected to fall 1 foot to elevation 614.5 feet by the fourth week of the month and remain fairly constant near elevation 614.6 feet until the end of July.

During the month of August the level of the river is expected to fall 4 inches to elevation 614.3 feet by the fourth week of the month and then rise 1 inch to elevation 614.4 feet by the end of the month.

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