How do I know my wetsuit size?

What size am I in a wetsuit?

Billabong Mens Wetsuit Size Chart

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

What is a size 4 wetsuit?

Cressi Wetsuit Size Chart – Women

Size Chest Height (cm)
2 84 157 – 168
3 88 162 – 174
4 103 168 – 178
5 107 173 – 183

How big is a size 14 wetsuit?

Women’s O’Neill Wetsuit Size Chart

Size Height Weight
10 5′6″-5′8″ 130-150 lbs
10T 5′7.5″-5′9.5″ 135-155 lbs
12 5′7′-5′9″ 140-160 lbs
14 5′9″-5′11″ 150-170 lbs

Should you size up in wetsuits?

It does not matter too much if it is too long on the arms and legs, as this has no additional warmth properties. If they are much taller than the size guide shows, ideally you want to choose the next size up, providing it is not a massive leap around the chest and kidneys.

Is wetsuit too small?

If it’s too tight, your swimming experience won’t be pleasant. When trying on in a shop, the suit should feel tight but not restrictive. Once it’s on correctly (not bunched up around the crotch or under the arms), there should be no air pockets or creases in the neoprene.

What is a size 5 wetsuit?

Full length winter wetsuits usually have a thickness of 5/3mm and above. The 5 refers to the thickness of the neoprene around the torso, where you need warmth the most and the 3 refers to the thickness around areas such as the arms and legs, allowing for greater flexibility for easier movement in the water.

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Do wetsuits stretch out over time?

First, you have to remember that wetsuits are made for the water. … Also, if you buy a wetsuit in the wrong size, it isn’t going to stretch to fit you better. Sure, after many years of wear, the wetsuit might stretch out a bit, but you want to buy a wetsuit in the right size to begin with.

What color wetsuit is best?

Wetsuits are black mainly due to UV resistance and the low cost of coloring neoprene. Yet, the color black holds many inherent benefits, making it the optimal choice for any wetsuit. From keeping you warmer to withstanding sustained exposure to the elements, wetsuits are primarily black for a range of reasons.