YOUR WETSUIT FINDER RESULTS
What a good time for surfing in Vicco... Although the air temps can be warm in Autumn and Spring, the water is usually still pretty chilly. We recommend a lighter weight steamer for the shoulder seasons, and keeping a pair of booties handy. If you’re on a budget and just want one steamer to go right through winter, check out the Winter recommendations.
Our top autumn/spring picks for the steamer quiver are our Bahia 3/2mm, or Psychotech 3/2mm.
TheBahia 3/2mm has glued and blindstitched seams, MeshSkin chest/back panels and SuperGrill liner, and comes in options of chest or back zip, with our seasonal Surf Series print, or a timeless all-black colourway. It looks insane, is killer value and most importantly is toasty warm thanks to the internal liner.
ThePsychotech 3/2mm has fluid weld sealed seams, hydrophobic outer fabric, Air Firewall Smoothskin chest/back panels, and TBFirewall liner. It’s top of the line, highest level performance, flexibility and warmth.
For the less frequent surfer, the Reactor II 3/2mm Steamer is a good value for money option featuring wind-resistant Smoothskin 3mm neoprene on the chest and back, and Ultraflex neoprene on the arms and legs, but doesn’t have the same level of stretch and warmth of higher-end wetsuits.
As the water temps can remain pretty dam cold during springtime, you might also want to consider bumping these recommendations up to 4/3mm if you are buying for spring, and don't already have a winter suit.
For booties, we recommend the Ninja 3mm boot to keep the toes nimble!
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.