A couple kids were in the water in Delaware yestarday without wetsuits. Given, they only lasted about 45min at a time.
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Thread: wetsuit thickness?
May 17, 2009, 06:17 PM #42
yea i saw a kid out with just a rashgurd and boardshorts. he lasted five minutes
May 17, 2009, 10:15 PM #43Member
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I was at Indian River on Friday. I counted 35 guys in the surf all with full suits (I'm guessing 4/3 for the most part. I'm very happy in my 5/4. Only one guy had a good, most others still had gloves and boots. Only a few brave (?) souls went w/out gloves or boots. Water is still 58 or 59, why risk hypothermia?
May 18, 2009, 12:01 AM #44
you only need a 3/2 with boots right now
May 18, 2009, 01:39 AM #45Senior Member
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trunks and top or spring suit down here lol
water's verging on 70
May 18, 2009, 02:05 AM #47
May 18, 2009, 02:08 AM #48
I'm in N. Monmouth County, NJ (temps ~53F). I'm no polar bear, but am seriously thinking of going to the L/S spring suit w/ a thermal layer real soon.
However, my feet get cold easy and wearing 2m boots w/ a short springy only leads to the usual "What the ----, your a kook, your a tool, etc" comments...and I really hate wasting water time taking it to the beach.