What is the Difference Between a Wetsuit and a Drysuit?


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When diving in water your will cool quickly that are cooler than your body’s temperature, and even in the warmest tropical waters you will likely still need a little of thermal insulation to keep yourself warm and comfortable during long snorkels or dives. Choosing suitable wetsuits also give your skin protection from the sun. Some snorkelers or divers may not notice when they are underwater, the sun that it still will affect their skin.

We will face a common question by both snorkelers or divers and non-divers alike is: what we need to know is the difference between wetsuit and drysuit when we decide to choose an exposure suit, and how can you tell your friends one from the other? The most obvious answer comes from the name itself—a drysuit keeps you dry and a wetsuit does not.

In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the difference between them to help you choose the one that’s best for you.

Wetsuit vs. Drysuit

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