Who makes the best surfing wetsuits?

How thick should my wetsuit be for surfing?

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

What is the most flexible wetsuit?

The E-Bomb uses Rip Curl’s new E6 Thermoflex neoprene which is actually the most flexible neoprene they’ve ever produced and 25% more flexible than the previous rubber. The entirety of the suit is internally lined with E6 Thermo Lining which is the blue material on the inside of the suit.

Is Xcel a good brand of wetsuit?

Conclusion. XCEL is an award-winning wetsuit brand, so it’s not surprising that its products come with top-notch quality materials and construction. XCEL wetsuits offer incredible overall performance from its limestone neoprene fabric that is exceptionally lightweight, warm, and stretchy.

What does 4 3 mean on a wetsuit?

A 4/3 wetsuit combines two different neoprene thicknesses: 4mm torso – 3mm arms and legs. 6/5/4 mm. 8ºC & below. 5/4/3 mm.

What size am I in a wetsuit?

Billabong Mens Wetsuit Size Chart

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SIZE HEIGHT (cm/in) WEIGHT (kg/lb)
ST 173-183 5’8″-6’0″ 66-73kg 145-160lbs
MS 168-175 5’6″-5’9″ 66-73kg 145-160lbs
M 175-180 5’9″-5’11” 70-77kg 155-170lbs
MT 180-185 5’11”-6’1″ 75-82kg 165-180lbs

Are Body Glove wetsuits good?

Warmth: 5 Stars

There are a lot of wetsuit manufacturers out there that aren’t on the go-to list when it comes to water that’s actually cold. Body Glove is not one of them. It’s one of the most trusted brands for 4 mm or thicker, and it’s for good reason: their wetsuits are warm.

Do Xcel wetsuits run small?

Xcels do run small, I am about 5’6″, 140lbs and their S size fits perfectly and snug.

How do Xcel booties fit?

How should surf booties fit? Surf booties should fit snug around your feet and ankles. Not so much that they cut off circulation, or force your toes to curl, but form fitting enough that you don’t have a bunch of space for your foot to slide around, or excess water to hang out and weight you down.