Water Wear Guide

    This is a basic guidline structure as to what sort of water wear is required, based on surface water temperature. This dependant however on the activities the suit will be used for and the individual's preferences. Please feel free to contact us for any further advice on the gear you need.





    23° & above

    Boardshorts, Surf T's, Rash vests + sunblock

    ION Neo Tops

    21° - 23°

    0.5mm or 1mm wetsuit top, Boardshorts + sunblock

     ION Thermal Tops, Neo Shorts

    18° - 21°

    2/2mm Shorty or Short sleeve spring suit + sunblock

     Spring Suits

    17° - 18°

    2/2mm Short sleeve Full or Long sleeve spring suit

     Long Johns, Short Sleeve Steamer

    14° - 17°

    3/2mm Full suit with 2mm Surf Sock

     Element 3/2, Onyx Voltage 3/2, Ballistic Slippers

    12° - 14°

    3/2mm or 4/3mm Full suit with 3mm boot

     Steamers, Plasma Boot,
    Ballistic Boot

    10° - 12°

    4/3mm Full suit, 2mm hood - 3mm boots & gloves

     Gordon Steamer, Onyx Voltage 4/3Plasma BootBallistic Boot, HoodsGloves

    8° - 9°

    5/4/3mm Full suit with hood - 5mm boots & gloves

    Onyx Select 4/3Element 4/5, Strike Select 4/5, Plasma BootHoodsGloves

    8° & below

    6/5/4MM Full suit with hood - 7mm boots & gloves

    7mm Long John + JacketElement 4/5Strike Select 4/5Plasma BootHoods, Gloves



    Sea Surface Temperature