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The Best Women’s Wetsuits for Scuba Diving

By Spearfisher / January 29, 2019

 

Are you a woman and considering getting involved in scuba diving? Or do you perhaps have a lady in your life who is contemplating about giving it a try? If so, there is a lot of information to consider when getting started, such as how to get certified, where to go for your first dive, and what equipment is needed.

 

We are here to help you choose the right equipment. With different brands out there, along with different gear you might need, starting can be a little daunting to get started. Don’t worry, we have got you covered. We will begin by taking a look at an essential piece of equipment you should pick up if you’re going to be scuba diving, the wetsuit.

 

Wetsuits are designed to keep you warm and insulated in the water while providing buoyancy and protection from abrasion. Within this article, you will find our top three recommendations for the best women’s wetsuits for scuba diving.

 

 

3 Best Women’s Wetsuits for Scuba Diving

 

Wetsuit #1 –

Bare Women’s 7mm Sport Cold Water Scuba Dive Fullsuit

 

 

If you are shopping for your first ever wetsuit, you really can’t go wrong with this offering from Lemorecn. It makes for an excellent entry level diving wetsuit, thanks to it being affordable and yet having some unique features that you would want to find in any wetsuit.

 

Pros

 

  • Multisport wetsuit – designed for all water sports including diving, scuba, paddle boarding, surfing, and kayaking
  • Stress points are spot taped, and flatlock seams provide a smooth interior and exterior surface with an emphasis on comfort along with durability
  •  3/2mm thickness  of the premium neoprene helps to keep you warm
  • Easy reach, extra long leash with heavy duty #10 YKK back zipper
  • Flexible, anti-abrasion knee pads designed to reduce scraping

 

Cons

 

  • Sizing is a little bit on the small side
  • Lack of color options

 

Summary

 

This wetsuit is a great value for women looking to jump into the world of scuba diving. It has pretty much all the features that would expect   of a top-notch wetsuit, such as flatlock seams, knee pads, and enough neoprene thickness to keep you warm in chilly waters. This offering from Lemorecn is definitely one to consider.

 

 

Wetsuit #2 – Bare Women’s 7mm Sport Cold Water Scuba Dive Fullsuit

 

Bare is well known for producing some extremely high-quality women’s wetsuits for scuba diving. That reputation follows them with their 7mm Sports Cold Water full suit as well.  Is a fantastic wetsuit, and you absolutely can’t go wrong by picking this one up. Compared to the other two wetsuits on our list, it lands in the middle as far as pricing goes, but don’t let that fool you. This suit packs a lot of value.

 

Pros

 

  • Comfortable contoured 5mm glide skin neck collar
  • Set-in sleeve designed for fantastic comfort and mobility
  • Heavy-duty PK vertical back zipper
  • Heavy-duty ankle zippers make it easy to put on and take off
  • Anatomically contoured arms and legs
  • 4mm flex panel in the elbow for increased flexibility
  • 7mm neoprene throughout the suit
  • ARMOR FLEX shoulder protection
  • Outstanding value for money

 

Cons

 

  • The only con that we were able to find with this wetsuit is same as the others on this list — a lack of color options.

 

Summary

 

Try as we might, we were utterly unable to find anything negative about this wetsuit offering by Bare. The one glaring flaw we could see, a lack of color options, is shared by the others on our list. Otherwise, the only thing to note is that it is more expensive than the Lemorecn offering above. When you look past those two points though, what you find is an incredible wetsuit that provides a tremendous amount of value for what it costs.

 

 

Wetsuit #3 – Scubapro Women’s Definition Steamer 3mm Wetsuit

 

The final recommendation we have for women’s wetsuits for scuba diving is this offering from Scubapro. It is by far the most expensive wetsuit featured on this list but does it have enough benefits to back up the higher price tag? The answer to that question is a resounding yes, and if cost is of no concern to you, this is the best women’s wetsuit for you.

 

Pros

 

  • 3mm individual tailoring provides a wetsuit that fits the body like no other
  • Ultraspan chest panel and Stretches side panels result in an incredibly flexible fit
  • Infrared fleece interior lining reflects body heat for added thermal insulation
  • Zippered seals by wrists and ankles block added water entry along with a rear diagonal zipper
  • Abrasion-resistant fabric on shoulders combined with elbow and knee pads provide extra protection for your body
  • Spine pad cushions the tank providing additional comfort for your back while you dive

 

Cons

 

  • More expensive than the other offerings on this list

 

Summary

 

The Scubapro Definition 3mm is an incredible wetsuit that provides a considerable amount of value. While it is true that it is by far the most expensive wetsuit featured on our list, it has shown that it is indeed well worth the higher price tag. There is entirely no doubt about it. If the price isn’t an issue for you, this is the wetsuit you should buy.

 

 

 

Conclusion

 

Reading our thoughts mentioned above, it might come across like we are heavily endorsing the Scubapro Definition 3mm. There is no doubt that it is a fantastic wetsuit for women getting into the world of scuba diving and is indeed our top recommendation. However, that takes nothing away from the other two offerings on our list. All three products would make for a good wetsuit for any woman. We hope this guide helps you narrow down your choices based upon the budget that best suits you, but in the end, you really can’t go wrong with choosing any of these options.

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