High wind effect warning issued for south shore of Lake Winnipeg

Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre advises high winds developing Friday morning and lasting until late evening may result in high wind effects.

The advisory affects the south basin of Lake Manitoba and shorelines near Gimli on the west and Victoria Beach on the east side of Lake Winnipeg.

Forecasted wind from the northwest gusting up to 70 km/h and wave action could raise levels by as much as five feet or more.

Property owners are advised to take precautions.

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