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Question Is a 3mm full body wetsuit good enough for early spring in Saskatchewan?

BoobyHill

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Hey guys im new to this forum and to the sport. I have purchased all my stuff online and am excited to start spear fishing this spring. I couldn't afford a wetsuit thicker than 3mm and was wondering if it would be enough for the weather I bought a 5mm hood and a pair of diving gloves along with some booties the ice should be gone by may 5th which is when I will be going out and I'm unsure of the water temp that time of year.
 

7BDiver

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That might get you an hour in the water above 55 Deg F before becoming uncomfortably cold. It is largely going to be a factor of how well your equipment reduces water flushing. Shallow lakes might be getting above that temp later in May.
 
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samray

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I am also in SK - what lake are you headed to? Temps in May should be 4/5C. But clear water (no algae until early July).
 
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