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 Embalse Puclaro

Chile, Norte Chico

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Exact

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Latitude: 30° 0.115' S
Longitude: 70° 50.164' W

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English (Translate this text in English): From La Serena, take the route CH -41 east to the mountains, to Gualliguaica.

Desde Santiago tomar Ruta 5 Norte en dirección a La Serena (430 km). Desde la Serena en dirección este tomar ruta Internacional CH -41 en dirección a Vicuña, Valle del Elqui. Avanzado el embalse por su lado norte tomar desvió a la izquierda hacia Gualliguaica.

From La Serena, take the route CH -41 east to the mountains, to Gualliguaica.

Desde Santiago tomar Ruta 5 Norte en dirección a La Serena (430 km). Desde la Serena en dirección este tomar ruta Internacional CH -41 en dirección a Vicuña, Valle del Elqui. Avanzado el embalse por su lado norte tomar desvió a la izquierda hacia Gualliguaica.

English (Translate this text in English): From La Serena, take the route CH -41 east to the mountains, to Gualliguaica.

Desde Santiago tomar Ruta 5 Norte en dirección a La Serena (430 km). Desde la Serena en dirección este tomar ruta Internacional CH -41 en dirección a Vicuña, Valle del Elqui. Avanzado el embalse por su lado norte tomar desvió a la izquierda hacia Gualliguaica.

English (Translate this text in English): From La Serena, take the route CH -41 east to the mountains, to Gualliguaica.

Desde Santiago tomar Ruta 5 Norte en dirección a La Serena (430 km). Desde la Serena en dirección este tomar ruta Internacional CH -41 en dirección a Vicuña, Valle del Elqui. Avanzado el embalse por su lado norte tomar desvió a la izquierda hacia Gualliguaica.

English (Translate this text in English): From La Serena, take the route CH -41 east to the mountains, to Gualliguaica.

Desde Santiago tomar Ruta 5 Norte en dirección a La Serena (430 km). Desde la Serena en dirección este tomar ruta Internacional CH -41 en dirección a Vicuña, Valle del Elqui. Avanzado el embalse por su lado norte tomar desvió a la izquierda hacia Gualliguaica.

Distance to a city Week-end trip

Access time Instant access (< 5min)

Easy to find? Easy to find

Public access? Public access

Special access No access issues

 Kite Spot Characteristics

Alternative name Planeta Puclaro

Spot quality Great

Experience Established

Type Lake

Kite/wind? Good for KiteSurf, Good for WindSurf

Style Freestyle, Freeride, Bump & Jump

Day timing Morning, Afternoon 

Dangers  

Week crowd Empty

Week-end crowd Few surfers

Environment

Water quality Crystal-clear

Current Low ( < 1 knot)

Bottom Sandy with rock

Tide No tide dependency

Amenities

Camping, Hotel

Local wind

Type Venturi wind

Force Medium (16 - 25 knots)

Main dir. West

Best dir. West

Best dir. relative Side-onshore

Period From September to April

More infos 

English (Translate this text in English): start´s blowing at midday until sunset.

start´s blowing at midday until sunset.

El embalse resulta ser un lugara inigualable para la practica del Kite, como consecuencia de sus fuertes y parejos vientos, presentando en su mejor estación un periodo de navegación de 8 o más hrs al día (11:30 a 20:00 hrs.

English (Translate this text in English): start´s blowing at midday until sunset.

English (Translate this text in English): start´s blowing at midday until sunset.

 Additional Information

English (Translate this text in English): 41 kms. from La Serena is one of the most important engineering works of the zone: Embalse Puclaro. It has capacity for 200 million cubic meters of water in a surface of 760 hectares. This work was inaugurated the 27 of October of 1999 by the President of the Republic of Chile, Eduardo Frei Ruiz Tagle

One of the best spots in the world for kiteboarding, always windy,
strong wind.
it´s a lake in the middle of nature, amazing place.

great for windsurfing to,

the best season is from september to april, 18 to 30 knots.
you will need a small windsurf board and small sails.

in summer (january and february) you can sail only with a lycra or a spring suit.
for the other months you will be ok with a 3/2mm full suit.

there is no rental, so take your equipment.

There are to areas for sail and to set up your equipment.... Once you are in "Gualliguaica" looking to the lake, the left area is the kitezone and the right the windsurfzone. respect this.

BE A HUMAN; BE CLEAN; DON´T LEAVE THE GARBAGE THERE, TAKE ALWAYS ALL AND LEAVE IT IN A GARBAGE CAN IN GUALLIGUAICA, VICUÑA OR LA SERENA.
DON´T POLUTE SUCH BEAUTIFUL PLACE.

41 kms. from La Serena is one of the most important engineering works of the zone: Embalse Puclaro. It has capacity for 200 million cubic meters of water in a surface of 760 hectares. This work was inaugurated the 27 of October of 1999 by the President of the Republic of Chile, Eduardo Frei Ruiz Tagle

One of the best spots in the world for kiteboarding, always windy,
strong wind.
it´s a lake in the middle of nature, amazing place.

great for windsurfing to,

the best season is from september to april, 18 to 30 knots.
you will need a small windsurf board and small sails.

in summer (january and february) you can sail only with a lycra or a spring suit.
for the other months you will be ok with a 3/2mm full suit.

there is no rental, so take your equipment.

There are to areas for sail and to set up your equipment.... Once you are in "Gualliguaica" looking to the lake, the left area is the kitezone and the right the windsurfzone. respect this.

BE A HUMAN; BE CLEAN; DON´T LEAVE THE GARBAGE THERE, TAKE ALWAYS ALL AND LEAVE IT IN A GARBAGE CAN IN GUALLIGUAICA, VICUÑA OR LA SERENA.
DON´T POLUTE SUCH BEAUTIFUL PLACE.

English (Translate this text in English): 41 kms. from La Serena is one of the most important engineering works of the zone: Embalse Puclaro. It has capacity for 200 million cubic meters of water in a surface of 760 hectares. This work was inaugurated the 27 of October of 1999 by the President of the Republic of Chile, Eduardo Frei Ruiz Tagle

One of the best spots in the world for kiteboarding, always windy,
strong wind.
it´s a lake in the middle of nature, amazing place.

great for windsurfing to,

the best season is from september to april, 18 to 30 knots.
you will need a small windsurf board and small sails.

in summer (january and february) you can sail only with a lycra or a spring suit.
for the other months you will be ok with a 3/2mm full suit.

there is no rental, so take your equipment.

There are to areas for sail and to set up your equipment.... Once you are in "Gualliguaica" looking to the lake, the left area is the kitezone and the right the windsurfzone. respect this.

BE A HUMAN; BE CLEAN; DON´T LEAVE THE GARBAGE THERE, TAKE ALWAYS ALL AND LEAVE IT IN A GARBAGE CAN IN GUALLIGUAICA, VICUÑA OR LA SERENA.
DON´T POLUTE SUCH BEAUTIFUL PLACE.

English (Translate this text in English): 41 kms. from La Serena is one of the most important engineering works of the zone: Embalse Puclaro. It has capacity for 200 million cubic meters of water in a surface of 760 hectares. This work was inaugurated the 27 of October of 1999 by the President of the Republic of Chile, Eduardo Frei Ruiz Tagle

One of the best spots in the world for kiteboarding, always windy,
strong wind.
it´s a lake in the middle of nature, amazing place.

great for windsurfing to,

the best season is from september to april, 18 to 30 knots.
you will need a small windsurf board and small sails.

in summer (january and february) you can sail only with a lycra or a spring suit.
for the other months you will be ok with a 3/2mm full suit.

there is no rental, so take your equipment.

There are to areas for sail and to set up your equipment.... Once you are in "Gualliguaica" looking to the lake, the left area is the kitezone and the right the windsurfzone. respect this.

BE A HUMAN; BE CLEAN; DON´T LEAVE THE GARBAGE THERE, TAKE ALWAYS ALL AND LEAVE IT IN A GARBAGE CAN IN GUALLIGUAICA, VICUÑA OR LA SERENA.
DON´T POLUTE SUCH BEAUTIFUL PLACE.

English (Translate this text in English): 41 kms. from La Serena is one of the most important engineering works of the zone: Embalse Puclaro. It has capacity for 200 million cubic meters of water in a surface of 760 hectares. This work was inaugurated the 27 of October of 1999 by the President of the Republic of Chile, Eduardo Frei Ruiz Tagle

One of the best spots in the world for kiteboarding, always windy,
strong wind.
it´s a lake in the middle of nature, amazing place.

great for windsurfing to,

the best season is from september to april, 18 to 30 knots.
you will need a small windsurf board and small sails.

in summer (january and february) you can sail only with a lycra or a spring suit.
for the other months you will be ok with a 3/2mm full suit.

there is no rental, so take your equipment.

There are to areas for sail and to set up your equipment.... Once you are in "Gualliguaica" looking to the lake, the left area is the kitezone and the right the windsurfzone. respect this.

BE A HUMAN; BE CLEAN; DON´T LEAVE THE GARBAGE THERE, TAKE ALWAYS ALL AND LEAVE IT IN A GARBAGE CAN IN GUALLIGUAICA, VICUÑA OR LA SERENA.
DON´T POLUTE SUCH BEAUTIFUL PLACE.

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By Patricio San Martin , 29-07-2007

WINDSURF FORMULA SLALOM PUCLARO CHILE VIDEO - Please watch this video WINDSURF FORMULA SLALOM PUCLARO CHILE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b4W3UA5GN9o

By Anonymous , 07-04-2007

kite Puclaro - IO spero che juan guttierrez leega el messaje
Puclaro el posto al mundo mas lindo por asser el kite surf il mio nombre es Marco La mia permanencia en Puclaro è stata fantastica la jente fantastica Gracias juan gracias Cile

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