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 Palm Beach, Pittwater, New South Wales Australia
Palm Beach is an exposed beach break that provides with the right conditions for kite-surf. The spot is appropriate for intermediate and expert kiters alike. The waves are usually between 1-4 ft / 0.3-1.2 m and the best wind direction is from the northeast. The ideal swell direction is from the southeast.
In summer northeast sea breeze is between 11-20 knots and the wind blows offshore at 15%, in autumn the wind blows at 35%, in winter northeast sea breeze is 15-40 knots and the wind blows offshore at 50% and in spring at 23%. The swell size starts working at less than 3 ft/1 m to 10 ft/3 m.
Best months for kitesurfing are January, February, March and December. The average water temperature is about 21°C / 69.8°F. Palm 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.
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.