YOUR WETSUIT FINDER RESULTS

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Across the NSW North Coast, Autumn from March to June will still have quite warm water temps but air temps will be getting a little chilly. Reverse for Spring, with late September to November having cold water with air temps getting warmer. 

 

Having a Spring Suit variation or two in your neoprene quiver will have you covered through these unpredictable transition seasons.

 

Our top picks? 


You can't beat the Hyperfreak series for complete freedom of movement. They are hands down the most comfortable suit you will ever surf in thanks to their TB3-X Neoprene. Check out the Hyperfreak Short Arm Steamer, the Hyperfreak Long Arm Springsuit and the Hyperfreak Short Arm Springsuit.

 

The Defender series also has these spring suit variations covered, and while not as ridiculously light and flexible as the Hyperfreak (nothing ever has been) still awesome all-round performers. It’s a warmer series than the Hyperfreak, at a lower price. The best options here are the Defender Short Arm Steamer, the Defender Long Arm Springsuit and the Defender Short Arm Springsuit.

 

If you feel the cold more than others, or are surfing closer to Sydney you might prefer the added warmth of a full steamer, such as the Hyperfreak 3/2. At the other end of the spectrum, if you're not so bothered by the cold, or are surfing closer to Byron Bay then further towards summer you might be ok with just a good wetsuit jacket such as the Hyperfreak 1.5mm TB3X Jacket. See our Winter or Summer recommendations for further suggestions here.

 

It just depends on what’s most important to you - warmth / flexibility / price.


 

Check out the WINTER or SUMMER recommendations for further suggestions if you are leaning towards colder or warmer conditions. Prefer a BACK ZIP? Most Psycho and Defender wetsuits come in both chest zip and back zip options, though to keep this brief, we only feature the chest zip versions on this page.

OUR TOP RECOMMENDATIONS

Hyperfreak 2mm Short Arm Steamer Chest Zip Wetsuit - Black Hyperfreak 2mm Short Arm Steamer Chest Zip Wetsuit - Black
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Hyperfreak 2mm Short Arm Steamer Chest Zip Wetsuit - Black O'Neill 5066-A00-S 12 reviews
Hyperfreak 2mm Long Sleeve Springsuit Chest Zip Wetsuit - Black Hyperfreak 2mm Long Sleeve Springsuit Chest Zip Wetsuit - Black
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Hyperfreak 2mm Long Sleeve Springsuit Chest Zip Wetsuit - Black O'Neill 5004-A00-S 20 reviews
Hyperfreak 2mm Short Sleeve Springsuit Chest Zip Wetsuit - Black Hyperfreak 2mm Short Sleeve Springsuit Chest Zip Wetsuit - Black
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Hyperfreak 2mm Short Sleeve Springsuit Chest Zip Wetsuit - Black O'Neill 5036-A00-XS 13 reviews
Defender 2mm Long Arm Spring Suit Chest Zip Wetsuit - Black Defender 2mm Long Arm Spring Suit Chest Zip Wetsuit - Black
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Defender 2mm Long Arm Spring Suit Chest Zip Wetsuit - Black O'Neill 91044-A05-S 3 reviews
Defender 2mm Short Arm Spring Suit Chest Zip Wetsuit - Black Defender 2mm Short Arm Spring Suit Chest Zip Wetsuit - Black
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Defender 2mm Short Arm Spring Suit Chest Zip Wetsuit - Black O'Neill 91045-A05-S 5 reviews
Hyperfreak 3/2+ Steamer Chest Zip Wetsuit - Black Hyperfreak 3/2+ Steamer Chest Zip Wetsuit - Black
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Hyperfreak 3/2+ Steamer Chest Zip Wetsuit - Black O'Neill 5343-A00-XS 13 reviews
Hyperfreak 1.5mm TB3X Long Sleeve Wetsuit Jacket - Black Hyperfreak 1.5mm TB3X Long Sleeve Wetsuit Jacket - Black
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Hyperfreak 1.5mm TB3X Long Sleeve Wetsuit Jacket - Black O'Neill 5034OA-A00-XS 10 reviews
Defender Tropical Split Toe Wetsuit Boot - Black
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Defender Tropical Split Toe Wetsuit Boot - Black O'Neill 4124OA-002-5 6 reviews

TECHNICAL INFO

Fuze (Chest Zip) Front Upper Zip Entry (chest) uses a free floating zipper panel and anti flush barrier with drain holes to keep you dry and feeling loose.
Chest Zip / FUZE Zip
Chest Zip / FUZE Zip
Front Upper Zip Entry (chest zip) uses a free floating zipper panel and anti flush barrier with drain holes to keep you dry and feeling loose.
Back Zip
Back Zip
Backzip entry system with durable zipper provides easy entry and exit with a water resistant seal.
Zen Zip
Zen Zip
Z.E.N. ZIP (back zip) entry system with free floating zipper panel and anti-flush barrier-2 with drain hole, keeps you warm and unrestricted. U.S. Patent #5,898,934
Zipperless
Zipperless
Lightweight Closure System Over a 360° Barrier with drain holes and Cinch Cord. Water tight seal with ease of entry and exit.
Modular Closure
Modular Closure
Modular Closure system comes with detachable hood so you can interchange the crew neck for a hood when conditions require.
Front Zip
Front Zip
Front Zip entry system provides the easiest entry with an old school feel. Also keeps zippers away from long hair.
"This time of year im usually weraring a short arm steamer or a long arm spring... either way its always a Hyperfreak"

Soli Bailey, O'Neill global athlete