Spring Phosphorus Results
The 2019 spring phosphorus value for Windy Lake is 3.5 µg/L. The average total spring phosphorus for Windy Lake since 2001 is 3.9 µg/L which is well below the Provincial Water Quality Objective of 20.0 µg/L and indicates that this lake is oligotrophic.
For more detailed information, download the graph illustrating the spring phosphorus levels in Windy Lake from 2001-2019 (PDF 390 KB).
Shoreline Classification Project
For more information on Windy Lake shoreline, view the waterfront property map.
Windy Lake has 57 permanent residents and 91 seasonal/recreational residents.
Location & Lake Characteristics
Windy Lake is located in Dowling township. It is accessible off highway 144, approximately 50 kilometres northwest of Sudbury. Windy Lake has an area of 1,129.0 hectares and a shoreline perimeter of 40.4 kilometres. View maps of Windy Lake.
Windy Lake is located in Onaping River Watershed. For more information on the watershed, click on the following link: Watershed Map.
For more information about the Windy Lake Stewardship Committee or for information on how to start your own stewardship group, click on the Lake Stewardship link.
View a list of Windy Lake's documented fish species.
There is currently no data for aquatic insects.
There is currently no data for aquatic plants.