What temperature is a 4 3 wetsuit for?

Is a 4 3 wetsuit warm?

Another useful article, our wetsuit guide.

Wetsuit Water Temperature Guide.

Water Temperature (Fahrenheit / Celsius) Wetsuit Type* Extras
52°F / 11.5°C 4/3 Sealed & Taped Warm Rashguard, booties, wetsuit gloves
56°F / 13.5°C 4/3 Sealed Neoprene Top
60°F / 15°C 3/2 Sealed Neoprene Top
65°F / 18.5°C 3/2 Flatlock

Can you wear a 4 3 wetsuit in winter?

A 4/3 mm wetsuit thickness is ideal for most surfers in western Europe that want to surf from spring all the way to the beginning of winter. A 4/3 mm is most often classified as an all-season wetsuit rather than a full winter wetsuit, but for southern Europe, this is the perfect wetsuit to wear all winter.

Is a 4 3 wetsuit OK for UK?

4/3mm Full Wetsuit

Best for keeping you on the water through autumn in the UK, as well as getting you through the transition from winter to summer. 4mm around the core and 3mm on the limbs, it’s warmer than a 3/2 and will provide better protection from windchill on a breezy autumn day.

What wetsuit do I need for 15 degree water?

As the temperature drops between 16.5°C and 15°C, you may want to consider a full-length 3mm wetsuit.

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What temp is a 3mm wetsuit good for?

Water Temperatures 25 – 29°C / 77 – 84°F

These are pleasant temperatures for a 3mm wetsuit, full-body, or shorty wetsuit. A 3mm wetsuit is thin enough to give you full flexibility, and also provide warmth in the water.

What does a 4 3 wetsuit mean?

Winter-worthy warmth

A 4/3 wetsuit combines two different neoprene thicknesses: 4mm torso – 3mm arms and legs. 6/5/4 mm.

How warm is 3mm neoprene?

– 3mm (15°C) – 3mm thick wetsuits are perfect for average water temperatures in the UK between July and October. Gloves, boots and hood are not required in these temperatures.

Is 3mm wetsuit OK for winter?

What does 4/3 mean? The higher the figure the thicker the wetsuit and the warmer it will be. So a 4/3mm wetsuit will serve you for surfing cold water throughout the autumn and winter months in the UK, November to April.

How warm is a 2mm wetsuit?

Surfing wetsuit temperature guide & chart

Water temperature in °C/°F Wetsuit Thickness
22 – 24 °C 71,6 – 75,2 °F 1 – 2mm neoprene top
19 – 22 °C 66,2 – 75,2 °F 2mm shorty or springsuit
17 – 20 °C 62,6 – 68 °F 2 mm fullsuit, Long John or Jane
13 – 18 °C 55,4 – 64,4 °F 2 mm or 3/2 mm fullsuit

Is a 3 2 wetsuit warm enough?

Pronounced “three-two”, a 3/2mm full wetsuit is a fantastic option for days when you need full coverage in warm to cool water temperatures. And by water temperatures, I mean in the 58 Degrees Fahrenheit & up kind of temperatures (depending on the wetsuit seams – more on that shortly).

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What is the warmest wetsuit?

Currently, the warmest wetsuits you can find for surfing are 7/6mm in thickness, like the toasty Billabong Furnace over on Amazon. However, this kind of wetsuit is for an extreme climate like surfing through winter Alaska, Iceland, Norway or similar.

Is it OK to pee in a wetsuit?

Urinating inside a dry wetsuit is definitely not a good idea – it will start stinking and corroding the seams and stitching of your second skin. While in the lineup, if peeing is the only option, let some saltwater get in and drain out, avoiding lying down on your board for a long time.

At what water temp Do you need a wetsuit?

The range of 50 to 78 degrees is therefore the ideal range for using a wetsuit. Any warmer, and the swimmer may actually overheat due to the wetsuit’s insulative qualities. Truth be told, we think it is pretty easy to get too warm inside a wetsuit even in the 74-77 degree range.

Can you swim in a 5mm wetsuit?

If you have a surfing style wetsuit, it will do just fine. It will need to be between 3-5mm. However, it is likely to be very suitable for what we do; exploration swimming in places where there might be rocks to negotiate on entry or exit rather than gravel ponds or sandy beaches. The 5mm suits are warmer.