how warm was it ?
Used this SS shirt while diving in Key Largo. The surface water temp was 83 but we dove the USCG ship Duane and the temp at 105 feet was a bit cooler. The shirt kept me warm at that depth. It is a well made shirt.
That i s all i use down in the cayman island's the water is between 76 and 86 , i dont need anything else and stay warm all the time
Excellent product here! I wore it under my 3mm shorty while diving in palau and Truk and I ended up being overly warm, so I used it without the shorty on some dives: it was was perfect. It looks good, too. You'll be very happy with it.....
I bought the shirt for snorkeling in Hawaii. The water temp was in the low to mid 70's. For this use, it worked well. It had a snug fit preventing a lot of cold water from constantly washing through the shirt. It also made a good wind breaker when I got out of the water.
I use it for snorkelling in summer in Northern Wisconsin waters. It keeps the chill off. I used it in March in the Caribbean, too, for the same purpose. Like it because it's faster to put on/off than a shorty. Also, I wear it under my wetsuit when I want extra warmth. The fact that it does not have any zippers means it's more of a tortuous path for the water to go through to get to my skin. And , this way, I don't have to have multiple thickness wetsuits. mine is a 3/5 wetsuit. But wearing this shirt adds another 1.5mm to the torso. Quite noticeable improvement for that.
It was worn under a 7mm full body wetsuit as an extra layer for warmth in cold New England water. Very nice.
Combined with the matching shorts it was more than adequate in Cayman and Mexico, both with 80-82 degree water. Very comfortable and easy to put on and take off.
Warmer than a rash guard but if you easily get cold it won't provide a lot of heat.
I have used it with fleece over it in cool weather and found it very comfortable. I have not used it yet for the colder weather. It is a nice addition to my cool to cold wardrobe for kayaking. Hope this helps. Steve
I wore this short sleeve shirt with a snorkel vest for added warmth. The shirt alone is great coverage but I add a vest to it because I go on long snorkels and get cold.