A warm water shorty wetsuit offers some protection from the cold, while still allowing you full range of motion. A short wetsuit is perfect for a summer dive, keeping you comfortable and unrestricted and most importantly warm. This keeps you in the water longer without worry. Without long sleeves and pant legs, they’re also much easier to get into and out of then other suits. A shorty wetsuit is also perfect for younger divers and snorkelers, especially children, helping them with buoyancy while still keeping them protected.
For water temperatures from 75 to 85 degrees, a warm water wetsuit is ideal for scuba diving, snorkeling, or any water-based activity. A wetsuit designed for warm water is usually ½ millimeter to 3 millimeters in thickness, or about an eighth of an inch. The advantage of a full wetsuit over a shorty wetsuit is the increased surface area, which is far better protection when encountering the stinging tendrils of a jellyfish. Not only that, but the extra material on your arms and legs also keeps you better protected from sunburn and the cold, which will allow you stay in the water even longer.
For cooler temperatures of 60 to 75 degrees, a temperate water wetsuit of 4mm to 6mm thickness is required. It can also be used for extended dives, deeper dives, and for cold weather in otherwise warmer locales.
When dealing with temperatures as low as 45 degrees, a cold water wetsuit is an absolute necessity for any cold-weather expedition. Usually made of 6.5 to 7mm thick material, a cold water wetsuit will keep you in the water and diving longer, while protecting you from hyperthermia. Gloves and boots are also a smart buy to match with your wetsuit, especially if you want to be able to do anything with your hands while you’re under.
Maintaining your wetsuit is just as important as using it, and this category is the place to go for any wetsuit needs. Pick up a folding hanger you can keep with you on the road, or grab an electric hanger that holds your wetsuit open and uses built-in fans to dry your suit out – something as large and wet as a wetsuit can take ages to dry, and a little extra help will protect your wetsuit from mildew and unneeded wear and tear.
When riding the waves in colder environments, a Full 1 Piece Surf Jumpsuit is indispensable for providing hours of warmth and comfort in otherwise inhospitable weather. A full wetsuit also protects your skin from sunburn, which can often sneak up on you during a lengthy outing, especially in cooler times of year when the sun is often an afterthought.
Containing a cornucopia of surf and watersport options, our Shorties and Everything Else category makes sure know style of suit, no matter how specialized, slips through the cracks. If you’re looking for Sleeveless Shorties, Farmer John Wetsuits, Wetsuit Jackets, Bermuda Shorts, Wetsuit Vests, or Swim Shirts and everything in between, look no further.
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Top Rated Wet Suits
Henderson 5mm Aqua Lock Hyperstretch Wetsuit
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ScubaPro 5/4mm Everflex Steamer Super-Stretch Wetsuit for 2014
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Henderson 3mm Thermoprene Wetsuit
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Akona 3mm Wetsuit
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Pinnacle 3mm Venture Titanium Wetsuit
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Ocean Quest 7mm Premium Super-Stretch Titanium Wetsuit
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Henderson 7mm Aqua Lock Hyperstretch Wetsuit
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Aqua Lung 7mm AquaFlex Super-Stretch Wetsuit for 2014
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Henderson 8/7mm Thermoprene Front Zip Semi Dry Wetsuit with Attached Hood
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Akona 7mm Quantum Stretch Wetsuit
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Top 5 Warm Water Shorties
Ocean Quest 3/2mm Premium Titanium Super-Stretch Shorty Wetsuit
Starting at $99.95
Henderson 3mm Thermoprene Step-In Jacket Wetsuit
Starting at $134.99
Pinnacle 3mm Spirit Titanium Shorty Wetsuit
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ScubaPro 2.5mm Profile Sport Shorty Wetsuit
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Deep See 2mm Kids Shorty Wetsuit
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