If you’re Dan La Due you dive year round, whether the ocean, the lake, or places like Mermet Springs. And I know we point out that Dan dives year-round, a lot… but he tends to be the one who started this tradition. That and it’s fun to pick on Dan. He dishes it right back, don’t worry!
The thing is, I wouldn’t ask him for recommendations on diving wet suits in year-round water. I saw him dive in a 1.5 Mil at Mermet Springs off a dare. Okay, so you could ask him, he is an assistant instructor after all… but. Haha.
Seriously though, there are different types of wet and dry suits for different water conditions. So, what would we recommend?
Wet and Dry Suits for Diving in Beaver Lake
What is the purpose of a Wet Suit?
A wetsuit is worn for thermal protection as well as protection against the elements. The form-fitting neoprene that a wetsuit is made out of minimizes water flow next to the diver’s skin, helping to retain heat at the same time.