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Topic: Anywhere in NZ that you can surf wetsuit-free year round?

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By:

huh

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RE: Anywhere in NZ that you can surf wetsuit-free year round?

« on: January 31 2006 09:01:00 »

Uh, try more than 4,000 km away in French Polynesia, southern tip of Tahiti!

By:

Pete

RE: Anywhere in NZ that you can surf wetsuit-free year round?

« Reply #1 on: June 17 2008 12:06:00 »

In the far north a shorty will do most of the time



By:

tyler

RE: Anywhere in NZ that you can surf wetsuit-free year round?

« Reply #2 on: January 26 2009 14:01:00 »

im  moving in feb, and im not sure what suit to bring.  i have a thin 2mm or somthin, and a thick 6 for surfing cold lake superior.  will these work, or should i plan on buying one in the middle.  thanks for the info.

tyler

By:

surfer

RE: Anywhere in NZ that you can surf wetsuit-free year round?

« Reply #3 on: April 05 2009 17:04:00 »

In the Far North we wear only boardshorts for 4 to 5 months of the year at best.  A 2mm shortie for another 2-3 months either side of summer ( and on cold wind days) and a full elngth steamer (2mm or 3/2mm) for about 4 months.  With this set of rubber you are totally comfortable.  
It is all relative too, I surfed Queensland and after a year I started to think I needed a full suit!  I also lived in the tropics and started to feel chilly in the water there after about a year.
Heaps of the surfers up north head to the tropics in our winter anyway or go snowboarding.  As aresult the waves are even less crowded.  Good luck with the allergy thing, otherwise you're tropics bound if you want 365 days of boardies.  Something of a conundrum for you.

By:

Pokerface

RE: Anywhere in NZ that you can surf wetsuit-free year round?

« Reply #4 on: April 08 2009 00:04:00 »

Pretty much anywhere. Theres internet cafes everywhere.

By:

Sean

RE: Anywhere in NZ that you can surf wetsuit-free year round?

« Reply #5 on: October 11 2012 10:10:00 »

Have you tried the Matuse wetsuits?  Their made out of Geoprene instead of Neoprene?


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