Continent
Europe
Country
France
Next Big City
Lyon
Next Town
Grenoble, Sisteron, Monteynard
 
Type:
Lake
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Shop, Rescue, Toilet, Food

Water

Type:
Flat, Chop
Hazards:
Ships
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Mainly flat water. The more wind the choppier it gets. Clear alpine lake.

Beach

Type:
Grass, Rocks
Size:
Small
Hazards:
Stones
Beach Users:
No information

Grass and rocks. No real beach, but just round cobblestones everywhere.

Weather

Spring:
Normal
Summer:
Shorts, Shorty
Fall:
Normal
Winter:
Thick

During summer time, water is around 25┬░C, air 25-33┬░C. Very warm in summer, but winter are extremely cold.

Wind

Best Months:
April, May, June, July, August, September, October
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
N, NNE, NE, S, NW, NNW
Main Direction:
N, NNE, S

Very gusty wind here, especially avoid the South wind unless you're experienced. Thermal breeze between 10-17 knots during summer, blowing from NE to NW. Winds can get up to 40 knots.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

From Grenoble, take the A51 highway south towards Sisteron, exit freeway at signs for Monteynard. Parking is not free May to September.

Extra information

Rules
Zones

Kitesurf only in the marked zones. Leash obligatory. Watch out for the ferry boat, it has right of way.

Nightlife

No information