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 1961after the built of a 145 m / 476 ft high dam. The reservoir is up to 10 km / 6.3 mi long and in some places 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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Wind Surfing in Kanaha Beach, Kahului, Hawaii USA
It’s also home to Kahana Pond State Wildlife Sanctuary and the Alexander and Baldwin Sugar Museum, dedicated to Maui’s sugar industry. Kahului has its own major airport located in the North shore. The climate is tropical wet, but during winter is very windy and dry, ideal for water sports. Along the sea side, there are schools and shops to buy or rent surfing gear as well as to take surfing lessons if you are a beginner.
Kanaha Beach is great for all skill levels. It hosts classic wave quality with regular frequency and the wave takes both right and left directions. The wind direction is coming from Southwest, South. The sea is reef coral and the beach is big and sandy.
Kanaha Beach is divided in two sailing areas, the Uppers and Lowers. Uppers, have bigger, unpredictable waves and in Lowers, the waves tend to be a bit smaller but longer. Kanaha beach park is a popular wind surfing destination, so during weekends is crowded. Wind surfers should be careful of rocks and sharks.