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Neoprene beanie, surf hoodie or just wetsuit hood

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“A wetsuit hood is a game changer when surfing in cold water.” – surffanatic / Photo by Lara on Flickr

A wetsuit hood is a game changer when surfing in cold water. The body loses heat through the head more than through any other body part. That is why, keeping your head warm means keeping your energy levels up.

In really cold surfing, a neoprene hoodie, surf beanie or a wetsuit hood it’s just another must. You might wonder “what size wetsuit hood do I need?” or “how thick should a wetsuit hood be?”. We’ll cover all that. First thing first, have a look at the best wetsuit hoods for surfing.