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2023 has some pretty impressive wetsuits on the rise! To help you find the latest and greatest, we've compiled a list of some of the best surfing wetsuits available in the upcoming year.

Every year, wetsuit brands push the boundaries of what's been done the year before, challenging neoprene technology and creating some of the best wetsuits on the market. From zip-free to thick and flexible, there's a 2023 wetsuit to meet everyone's needs.

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O'Neill Wetsuits 2023

O'Neill is a Californian surf wear and surfboard brand established in 1952 by Jack O'Neill. O'Neill wetsuits are recognised as being top entry-level surfing wetsuits. They're decked out in high-quality features while still retaining an affordable price!

O'Neill Epic Wetsuit 2023

The Epic offers the same features as high-end wetsuits. As well as keeping you warm and comfortable, the super thick suit has been designed with Ultraflex neoprene, which helps support the wearer's freedom of movement. The wetsuit is perfect for beginners looking to get started in the colder months. This 5/4mm is designed to keep you warm in the coldest of months, but there is also a 4/3mm available for those looking for an all-year-round suit.

The O'Neill Epic Wetsuit includes features such as:

100% UltraFlex neoprene
Double super seal neck
Windproof Smoothskin
Back zip entry
External key pocket with loop
FluidFlex Firewall thermal lining

O'Neill Psycho Tech Wetsuit 2023

Upgraded from the previous years’ Psycho Tech suits, an extra 0.5mm of neoprene has been added to the suit, making the body 5.5mm thick, which ensures the suit is warmer for those who want to stay out in the water for longer.
The new design incorporates stitchless seams to prevent water from entering the suit, reinforcing the suit's warming properties for the winter. To reinforce the seams, they are fully taped to allow ultimate flexibility.

The O'Neill Psycho Tech includes features such as:

Chest zip entry
Redzone water-resistant zip (prevents water entry)
Fully taped TB3X seams (reinforced)
Fluid seam weld stitchless seam technology
360 Degree Barrier With Drain Holes (to keep cold water out)

O'Neill Blueprint Winter Wetsuit 2023

The new Blueprint continues to retain the line’s reputation for premium quality, outstanding wetsuit features and high-tech construction. The wetsuit’s design incorporates eco-friendly materials as O'Neill is committed to using environmentally responsible resources as much as possible.

The suit is super flexible to ensure ease of movement and optimal paddle power – making for a longer-lasting suit and session! The chest zip entry helps prevent water from penetrating the suit, allowing for more comfort during your surf. This year the suit has been given an extra 0.5mm thickness for even more warmth.

The O'Neill Blueprint wetsuit includes features such as:

Chest zip entry
Redzone water-resistant zip
Stitchless seam technology
Plasma wrist and ankle seals
360° Barrier With Drain Holes (to keep water out)

Mystic Wetsuits 2023

Mystic wetsuits are a popular choice for numerous watersports; they're excellent options for windsurfing and kiteboarding. Their reputation is supported by their indisputable durability and windproof qualities, making them comfortable for in and out of water use – especially in windy conditions!

Mystic The One Zip Free Winter Wetsuit 2023

As we're all looking for a suit that is 'the one', Mystic’s wetsuit might just be for you. The One is completely zip free; besides being stylish, the suit is designed like this to prevent as much water as possible from entering, allowing for a warm and comfortable surf session.

The design includes Mystic’s flexible M-Flex 2.0 neoprene, super warm polar inner lining and GBS seams for added comfort and warmth. M-Flex neoprene has been designed to prevent rubbing and promote pure comfort.

The Mystic The One wetsuit includes features such as:

Waterproof stretch taping for all seams
Zip free
Glued blind stitch seams
Hidden key pocket in chest panel
Non-slip cuffs
Aqua Flush

Mystic Marshall Winter Wetsuit 2023 

The new Mystic Marshall suit has high-quality features that make it stand out from other suits. For added comfort and warmth, you'll find Fox Fleece (high piled thermal lining) in the chest and back panels, keeping your core warm for the harshest winter waves.

The suit also has a 4-way stretch, hex-tech knee pads, and a shin protection layer. The GBS seams and taping retain extra warmth while preventing cold water from entering. There's no doubt that this suit is designed to provide optimal insulation.

The Mystic Marshall wetsuit has many features such as:

100% M-Flex
Waterproof stretch taping
Glued blind stitching
Non-slip cuffs
Fox fleece
Hex-tech kneepads
Key pocket

Mystic Majestic Winter Wetsuit 2023

Mystic’s Majestic wetsuit offers the most flexible neoprene Mystic has to offer. Not only does the suit use M-Flex 2, but it also features Knitflex on the outside to improve the wetsuit’s range of motion.

The suit is specially made for winter's cold conditions; it features Flaremesh in the chest and back panels and Fox Fleece throughout the lower body. The neoprene's closed-cell design helps prevent the uncomfortable effects of wind chill from affecting your session.

The Mystic Majestic wetsuit includes features such as:

Waterproof stretch taping
Glued Blind Stitch seams
Flaremesh + in the chest, back and lower body
Heat-sealed cuff edges
Hex-tech knee pads
Velcro ankle closure straps
Key pocket

Xcel Wetsuits 2023

Xcel wetsuits are one of the world’s leading wetsuit brands; they have a reputation for outstanding quality from the years they have invested in research and product innovation.

Xcel Phoenix Wetsuit 2023

The Phoenix has been designed for optimal performance. Being a new addition to the Xcel range, the suit uses the latest technology available, such as its super-stretch neoprene, to offer you superior movement. Although the wearer might not feel as though they are wearing a wetsuit, they will still reap the benefits of its thermal lining.

The Xcel Phoenix wetsuit includes features such as:

Triple glued and blind stitched seams
Nextskin wrist and ankle seals
100% ultraflex upper body
New plush Thermo lite infrared from neck to ankle
Glide skin collar

Xcel Infiniti X2 Winter Wetsuit 2023

The Infiniti X2 wetsuit uses Xcel's warmest wetsuit lining, Thermo Dry Celliant, in the front and the back torso to provide a warm and comfortable suit for surfing. The TDC's fibre technology recycles the wearer's body temperature into infrared energy to provide optimal warmth, enhancing your performance.

The Xcel Infiniti X2 wetsuit includes features such as:

Core heat protection
100% ultra stretch
Glide collar (prevents flushing)
Watertight zip and magnetic closure
Back knee flex grooves
Dope dye yarn (eco-friendly)

We hope this article has helped with your search for a new suit! For more information and advice about 2023's best surfing wetsuits, contact us here at Wetsuit Centre; our team is always happy to help.

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