Lac de Monteynard-Avignonet is an artificial water reservoir, serving the Électricité de France power station of Drac Station. The reservoir is bounded by the canyons of Ebron and Drac and belongs to the Isère department. It was created in 1961 after the built of a 145 m/476 ft dam. The reservoir is up to 10 km/6.3 mi long and in some places it reaches at 300 m/984 ft wide. On the lake, it is often windy and wavy, something that makes it one of the best places to practice water sports.
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Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Long Reef Beach, Dee Why, New South Wales Australia
This spot is an exposed reef break and it is appropriate for intermediate and expert kiters. The waves are normal and the best wind direction is from the northeast and the southwest. The swell size starts working at 1 m/3 ft to 2.5 m/8 ft and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast.
In summer the wind blows offshore at 15%, in autumn the wind blows at 35%, in winter at 50% and in spring at 23%. Best months for kitesurfing are January, February, March, November and December. The average water temperature is about 21°C/69.8°F.
Long Reef beach has a large area to launch and land your kite, so keep a distance off of surfers and flags and do not kite through groups of surf schools. Last but not least, there are kite-surf schools in the area, in case you need.
Relevant activites based in Australia
December – AUSTRALIA
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Tully River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.