What is a chest zip wetsuit?

Are chest zip wetsuits better?

Chest Zip. Chest zip wetsuits are increasingly popular, and consist of a much shorter, horizontal or diagonal zip across the chest. … The great thing about a chest zip is that you get much less flushing due to the smaller zip and the design of the seal, which keeps a barrier of neoprene between your skin and the zip.

Are front zip wetsuits good?

It is also a good choice for those water sports enthusiasts who duck dive. Front zipping wetsuits may also be a good option for someone with long hair on their back, or moles that stick out. This is because a back zipper means they are more likely to get caught.

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

Are wetsuits uncomfortable?

Despite the pros of wearing a wetsuit, it is common for people to find that they are initially uncomfortable. … When you first put on a wetsuit, it may feel extremely tight. While wetsuits are designed to be quite snug, you should not feel excessively uncomfortable or claustrophobic while wearing it.

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