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#2618194 - 03/20/17 07:25 PM Re: SoCal Water Temps [Re: patrolman]
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ALWAYS have a hood w/ you.
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#2618204 - 03/20/17 08:05 PM Re: SoCal Water Temps [Re: Bonzer5Fin]
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Originally Posted By: Bonzer5Fin
4/3 and booties for me. pussy cow, pussy cow, pussy cow.
It's about 58. 20W is already trunking it.

He was in a ss2 mil Friday, I was in a old wore out 4/3 and very warm
I think a 3/2 should be fine
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#2618206 - 03/20/17 08:08 PM Re: SoCal Water Temps [Re: brukuns]
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that air was COLD friday!!!!! water didnts seem 58...then again that was alot of sitting

paddled on saturdya and could have been in trunks. WTF? stupid weather.
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#2618213 - 03/20/17 08:17 PM Re: SoCal Water Temps [Re: brukuns]
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You paddled? For exercise? Are you sick?
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#2618215 - 03/20/17 08:19 PM Re: SoCal Water Temps [Re: 20W-50 and blood]
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You should have no problem in a good 3/2 (that is , a decent 3/2 with front and back smoothie neoprene), at any time of the day, without booties.

That's coming from someone with poor circulation in their feet

I would also go the OT route, bring a hood and some boots just in case of upwelling.
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#2618248 - 03/20/17 09:42 PM Re: SoCal Water Temps [Re: brukuns]
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Boots are a given, getting in and out on the low tide in the cold is not fun. A hood is not a bad idea in case it's just too cold for me.

Water where I surf is currently 81F btw. I will be cold.
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#2618253 - 03/20/17 09:59 PM Re: SoCal Water Temps [Re: Joshua2415]
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Originally Posted By: Joshua2415
It's currently 62 here in San Clemente...chilly, but far from freezing.

roflmao roflmao roflmao roflmao roflmao
"chilly"?
That's un-taped 2mm FS temp!!!
Nice.
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#2618286 - 03/20/17 11:52 PM Re: SoCal Water Temps [Re: brukuns]
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I suppose it can vary a little depending where you are in So-Cal, but April, with 60* + everywhere, I would never get a 4/3.
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#2618293 - 03/20/17 11:59 PM Re: SoCal Water Temps [Re: 92122]
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a 3/2 with a hood gives you a 4/3+.
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#2618309 - 03/21/17 12:54 AM Re: SoCal Water Temps [Re: OTdos]
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It's mid March. Spring started today right?

That means springsuit and booties! Somebody please post the springsuit and booties photo. Wasn't that your bro CAsurfer? Keenfish will have it.

How about a bloated leaky longjohn and a beaver tail?

I don't remember the water ever being that cold like these temps and those you guys were talking about last year. Never. The last wetsuit I owned was a '79 bodyglove full suit zip up the back and I never remember being miserable cold. What's up with that.

Water is still around 80 here but will drop to 75 or so with upwelling from the new swell.

Brukies take what you got don't waste your unborn child's collage fund on a wetsuit you're gonna use how many times? Don't listen to these pansies. Especially B5F.
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#2618311 - 03/21/17 01:03 AM Re: SoCal Water Temps [Re: brukuns]
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What size I got a spare 4/3 I'd give you
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#2618315 - 03/21/17 01:43 AM Re: SoCal Water Temps [Re: Bonzer5Fin]
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Originally Posted By: Bonzer5Fin
4/3 and booties for me. pussy cow, pussy cow, pussy cow.


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#2618318 - 03/21/17 02:11 AM Re: SoCal Water Temps [Re: Bonzer5Fin]
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Originally Posted By: Bonzer5Fin
4/3 and booties for me. pussy cow, pussy cow, pussy cow.
It's about 58. 20W is already trunking it.


It's Go See Cal, Go See Cal although when I was a kid I thought it was pussy cow roflmao



Howz the helicopter flying over and he gives zero phucks! :lowdown:

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#2618320 - 03/21/17 03:14 AM Re: SoCal Water Temps [Re: brukuns]
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Also might have an old 4/3 I could let go if you wanna pay shipping. I wear either MS or LS depending on the brand.

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#2618333 - 03/21/17 08:11 AM Re: SoCal Water Temps [Re: ElOgro]
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Originally Posted By: ElOgro


I don't remember the water ever being that cold like these temps and those you guys were talking about last year. Never. The last wetsuit I owned was a '79 bodyglove full suit zip up the back and I never remember being miserable cold. What's up with that.


The average 3/2 is half as thick as the old 3/2, soaks up water like a mop after af ew sessions, and feels like a wet tshirt with any hint of wind. Lots of crappy suits sold at a high price.
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