Can you wear a wetsuit under a drysuit?

What do you wear under a drysuit?

Even though dry suits seal out water, it is possible to get wet from your perspiration or a leak; so as with other outdoor sports, the best types of clothing to wear under a dry suit are clothes made from materials that insulate even when wet. This includes polypropylene, pile fleece, wool, etc., but not cotton.

What do you wear under neoprene drysuit?

Typical of what you would wear as a base layer skiing. If you are inclined to be chilly, add a fleece layer. If the suit is 5mm or less, then you’ll want perhaps a 200 weight layer as well. In either case, make sure it lets moisture pass.

Is a wetsuit or drysuit better for cold water?

In most cold water conditions a wetsuit is more favorable for performance in the water, while drysuits are more favorable out of the water.

Does a wetsuit or drysuit keep you warmer?

Both are designed to keep you warm and the main difference is in the material and functionality. Wetsuits are made of rubber neoprene and are designed to keep you warm when wet, but unlike drysuits, they are not waterproof. So, if you have a loose fitting wetsuit you will get cold.

How warm does a drysuit keep you?

Wetsuit vs Drysuit – Let’s Recap

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Wetsuit Drysuit
Water temperature > 60° F/16° C
Insulation Keeps you warm when wet Keeps you warm when dry
Fit Skin-tight Loose
Mobility Better Worse

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