5 PHOTOS: Wind blows up surf in Manitoba

Waves crash ashore at Winnipeg Beach on the west shore of Lake Winnipeg on Canada Day. Terri Tataryn / Global News

While southwestern Manitoba dealt with flooding on Canada Day, winds whipped up the waves on lakes farther north.

Several viewers sent Global Winnipeg photos of the crashing surf on Lake Winnipeg. Enjoy.

Waves smash against the shore at Winnipeg Beach on Canada Day. Vince Pahkala / Global News
Kite surfers play with the wind at Grand Beach on Canada Day. Gerald Laggo / Global News
Water swamps the wharf at Balsam Bay on Lake Winnipeg on Canada Day. Photographer Gerald Laggo said normally you can drive on the wharf and the top of the wall is about three metres above the water. Gerald Laggo / Global News
Waves crash ashore at Gimli, Man., on Lake Winnipeg on Canada Day. Leeann Polychuk / Global News
And a bonus photo, not of waves, but of carp swimming across a flooded road at Delta Beach at the southern tip of Lake Manitoba on Canada Day. Jacques Sourisseau / Global News

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