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Here are the size charts for Odyssey, OSX & Osprey, Gul and O'Neill.

Simply click on the wetsuit range whose sizes you wish to view.

We have also included here, a measuring guide, helpful sizing information and a guide to wetsuit thickness.

We do hope that this information will help you make the correct choice when buying a wetsuit.

If you are in any doubt, please do give us a call during normal office hours on 01872 888132 or send an email to service@the-hubs.co.uk


Measuring Guide

The height of person is the first place to start. The measurements given are a rough range and depending on your build, either the size larger or smaller can sometimes be a better fit.

Measuring Guide

1. Neck to Crotch measurements are quite important, you can live with short or long arms and legs but try not to go more than 10cm either way on this measurement. Remember this is the suit measurement so you have to imagine where that will sit on your body.

2. Chest measurement is the suit laid flat and measured across where shown then doubled. Take the tape all the way round your chest at the widest point. Remember, the chest area is where you get the most stretch.

3. Waist measurement is the suit laid flat and measured across where shown then doubled. Take the tape all the way round your waist about 10cm above the top of your hip bone.

4. Hip measurement is the suit laid flat measured across where shown then doubled. Take the tape all the way round your hip bone.

5. Inside Arm is again the measurement of the suit, which can be worn above the wrist or even turned up if too long. The ideal size would just cover the wrist.

6. Inside Leg is again the measurement of the suit, which can be worn above the ankle or even turned up if too long. The ideal size would just cover the ankle.

Sizing Information

Not all sizes are available in all styles, please check individual listings.

Your wetsuit keeps you warm by trapping water against your skin, if this water can flush in and out you don’t stay warm, you get cold.

A few tips to choosing the right wetsuit:

  • Firstly check the size charts. Every manufacturer uses a slightly different standard. Please do not use your clothes sizes to fit a wetsuit, they don't always translate, just because you buy a medium tee shirt doesn’t mean you’re a medium wetsuit.

  • The torso length fit is quite important, too long in the body and the wetsuit will open up at the back of the neck allowing water to flush in when you are in the water, too short and it pulls open at the front of the neck.

  • Please do not use your clothes sizes to fit a wetsuit, they don't always translate. Taking the time to measure the body and refering to to tables below can save a lot of time and money.

  • Please Note: The sizes shown in the listings are the measurements of our suits laid flat and un-stretched. Wetsuits do need to be quite a close fit to work well but not so tight that they restrict movement too much. It is always going to be difficult to get one to your exact measurements but these suits are well tailored and offer a good fit on a huge range of builds.

  • We always say there is about a 10% stretch in the suit sizes. So if your chest is 44" measured (not jacket size) then a 42" suit will probably be fine.

  • For children it is especially important not to refer to the stated age as their sizes vary vary dramtically. If anything we are finding that the suits are quite small for the stated age. Using the measurements is by far the best way to save time and money by getting it right first time.

Wetsuit Thickness Guide

This table is designed for average seasonal conditions and water temperatures but the air temperature and especially wind chill on any given day make a huge difference. You could be comfortable in a 4mm wetsuit on one winter’s day with calm weather, a little sunshine and average air temperatures and freezing cold the next day if the wind gets up, the temperature drops and the cloud covers the sun.

Thickness Guide

Picking a wetsuit depends on the season. Bear in mind the sea heats up very slowly, the sun can be shining and the air warm for a few months before it makes a real difference to sea temperatures, so the wetsuit seasons always run a bit behind the actual season. Spring is cold in the water even when the sun’s shining, a winter wetsuit is worn by many surfers right up until June on a cold year. Once summer comes and the water heats up the warmer temperatures can last right through to the end of October so your summer wetsuit will stay on longer than you might think. The worst winter chill can be around February when the sea has had time to cool to match the air.

Picking a wetsuit also depends on your budget, we can’t all afford the luxury of a wetsuit to match every condition.

  • The best option is to have a 3mm, 4mm AND 5mm wetsuit. The lifespan of a wetsuit is directly related to the number of hours it spends in the water so although you’ll put more pounds up front ultimately you’ll need to replace your wetsuits less frequently so long term you’ll spend no more and you’ll always be able to pick a perfect match for the temperature.

  • The majority of surfers own a ‘summer’ suit and a ‘winter’ suit. Typically one 3mm and one 5mm. In reality the 5mm probably spends about 7-8 months in the water and the 3mm the rest of the year.

  • Beginners faced with the means to own only one wetsuit often put their money on a 3mm wetsuit. Bear in mind you will definitely need to upgrade for late autumn and winter.

  • A 4mm wetsuit often seem the ideal compromise, it’s a little warm in the summer and sufferable in the winter. If you’re a fair weather water user, likely to sit out the coldest months, it can see you through most of the year.

  • If you only own one wetsuit, and you want to be in the water as much as possible through the year, a 5mm will probably be the most ideal choice. Being warm in the winter and spring, very warm in the autumn and down right hot in summer. If it gets unbearably hot you can open the neck and flush the suit with cool water, and there is always the option of taking it off. Being too hot in summer is nothing on being too cold in winter.

Odyssey Wetsuits 2014 - Size Chart

Please Note: The size indications shown in these charts should only be used as a general guide.
Please do not rely on the age and size suggestions alone. Sizing a wetsuit is very different to general clothes fitting.
Measuring the recipient and referencing the individual measurements in the tables is by far the best method.

Click chart to enlarge

Mens Size Chart
Ladies Size Chart
Childrens Size Chart

Osprey & OSX Wetsuits - Size Chart

Please Note: The size indications shown in these charts should only be used as a general guide.
Please do not rely on the age and size suggestions alone. Sizing a wetsuit is very different to general clothes fitting.
Measuring the recipient and referencing the individual measurements in the tables is by far the best method.

Click chart to enlarge

Mens Size Chart
Ladies Size Chart
Childrens Size Chart

GUL Wetsuits - Size Chart

Please Note: The size indications shown in these charts should only be used as a general guide.
Please do not rely on the age and size suggestions alone. Sizing a wetsuit is very different to general clothes fitting.
Measuring the recipient and referencing the individual measurements in the tables is by far the best method.

Click chart to enlarge

Mens Size Chart
Ladies Size Chart
Childrens Size Chart

O'Neill Wetsuits - Size Chart

Please Note: The size indications shown in these charts should only be used as a general guide.
Please do not rely on the age and size suggestions alone. Sizing a wetsuit is very different to general clothes fitting.
Measuring the recipient and referencing the individual measurements in the tables is by far the best method.

Click chart to enlarge

Mens Size Chart
Ladies Size Chart
Childrens Size Chart