Continent
Asia
Country
China
Next Big City
Shanghai
Next Town
Qingpu
 
Type:
Lake
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Parking

Water

Type:
Chop
Hazards:
Stakes
Quality:
Cloudy
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Sweet water lake, full with little sticks, no tide, usually a bit choppy.

Beach

Type:
Grass
Size:
Small
Hazards:
Trees, Concrete
Beach Users:
No information

Small grassy patch, but good enough for easy launch, nothing for beginners, mistakes usually end in the trees. The water edge is made of concrete, at water level, then gets 1,6m deep right away.

Weather

Spring:
Normal
Summer:
Normal
Fall:
Normal
Winter:
Thick

Northwesterly is prevailing during wintertime, hence the water is usually chilly. Best in November when the water still has 10-13┬░C and the air is a little colder. Wetsuit is suggested to prevent injury at the numerous little sticks and abandoned fishing nets.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, November, December
Wind Type:
No information
Best Direction:
N, W, WNW, NW, NNW
Main Direction:
NW

Northwesterly is prevailing during wintertime. Best direction is North to West, usually only during wintertime, the only place so far for NW winds around Shanghai.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Take the A9 leaving Shanghai to the West until the end. Turn right and a few meters later left on the main road. Then pass a concrete artificial huge aircraft carrier on the right. Two km further down the road there is a totally rotten gate, only the concrete frame remains, turn right into there and follow the path towards the water, park in front of the little bridge which blocks the way.

Extra information

Rules
None

No rules, usually no people. Some locals there rent out chair and you should accept their offer to have reason to give them some 10-20 Rmb. So we will be welcome there and like to have us there.

Nightlife

No information