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Women's Nieuwland 4mm Hooded Wetsuit

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Rated 4.5 out of 5
22 Reviews

After over a year of testing and feedback from our Women's Wetsuit Tester Programme, we are excited to finally launchRead more

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Women's Nieuwland 4mm Hooded Wetsuit

After over a year of testing and feedback from our Women's Wetsuit Tester Programme, we are excited to finally launch our women's Nieuwland wetsuit. Designed to keep you in the water for longer, this hooded suit is designed for sea temperatures in the region of 8-14°C. Features include an extra 5mm lumbar patch and high pile lining for increased heat retention, wide internal seam tape and our signature calf loops to aid entry and exit.

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"5 Star - I bought this suit after a couple of fellow surfers were telling me how warm it was! I really feel the cold so for me warmth is right up there as a priority. I was a little skeptical as its only a 4.5/3.5 not 5/3 which im used to but this suit does not disappoint!! In winter I usually last an hour in the surf, but on my first session in this suit I stayed in for two and a half hours (and only got out because I was knackered.... NOT cold). The sizing is great and it actually looks nice on too, and I've been told is quite flattering! Always nice as an added bonus." - Eleanor M.


Fit

  • A good fit is essential for keeping warm. Our suits are made to a bespoke pattern and may vary from other suits you have owned. See the size guide to get the right fit, and if you're still not sure which size to choose give us a call on 01872 554 481

  • Your wetsuit should be a tight fit when new, and will loosen off slightly after 10-15 wears

  • Studio model Paige is wearing a size 8 and is 5’8” / 173cm tall, chest 35” / 89cm, waist 29” / 73.5cm, hips 35.5” / 90cm

  • Please note we use UK sizes

Details

  • 4.5mm chest and back panel, 3.5 mm arms and legs

  • Designed for sea temperatures in the region of 8-14°C

  • Higher internal pile in over 80% of the suit for greater heat retention

  • Elongated back panel, improving heat retention

  • Extra 5mm neoprene lumbar patch over lower back, providing key warmth

  • High proportion of flexible neoprene across shoulders and through upper body to aid easy paddling

  • Double needle blind stitched throughout suit: a safer stitch that will better weather the wear and tear of the suit (no need for a seam sealant that often ends up cracking)

  • 50% wider seam tape in key areas, reducing water penetration; also adhering better to the suit, improving the durability

  • Finisterre custom neck pattern – reduced flushing as well as helping entry / exit

  • Tension wrist bands, improving wrist seal

  • Bespoke calf loops – a design feature to help suit entry

  • Made in Taiwan

Fabric Sourcing & Sustainability

80% neoprene, 20% polyester / nylon, sourced from Taiwan. Suits manufactured in Taiwan.

As with all Finisterre products, a lot of attention and care has gone into making this wetsuit; seams, neoprene, construction and fit. In this respect, we warranty all seams and neoprene against defects in manufacturing and materials for the period of one year post purchase. If you find any defects in this suit, please get in touch as soon as possible.

Avoid taking off on hard, abrasive surfaces / Wash out with fresh water after every use / Leave to drip dry inside out out of direct sunlight, do not hang from shoulders / Never machine wash, tumble dry or use bleach / Clean with mild detergent by hand / This will become your trusty steed in the dead of winter, do not pee in it

average rating 4.5 out of 5
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Rated 0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2, where minus 2 is Runs Small, 0 is Just Right and 2 is Runs Large
22 Reviews
Reviewed by Elizabeth C.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Snug and superb quality

I have just purchased this suit, so, I haven't had a chance to try it out in the water yet. However, the dry land review is very good! I am a UK6 and the fit is perfect. I usually find the lower back area baggy with excess material in other suits, but this one is really well fitted. You can feel that it's designed and made well. It feels stretchy too which is a pleasant surprise. I like the details around the wrist and ankles - there's going to be no cold drips getting in there! It's definitely a trick to get in and out of, but, I think overtime it will become easier. So far so good. I'll send the cold water review soon!

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Reviewed by Nina Faure B.
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Incredibly warm wetsuit

I ordered this wetsuit to surf in the cold waters of Cape Town, South Africa and was not disappointed. I chose Finisterre because i was looking for a more ethical wetsuit company, and Finisterre's B-corporation status fit the criteria. The wetsuit is incredibly warm. It is a little tight to put on the first few times, especially the hood, but the wetsuit does come with a warning that it takes about 10 days before it becomes a little easier. And after a few days in did in fact become easier to put on. The 5mm lumbar patch is definitely a bonus, and for the first time in a while i found myself leaving the water because i was tired instead of cold! In addition the built in hood is very comfortable, and does not get in the way when wanting to surf without it.

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Reviewed by Janet K.
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Rated 4 out of 5
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Great wetsuit

Once this wetsuit is on its great, but it’s not easy to get on and off as there are no zips. You have to squeeze through the neck hole. I am concerned that over time this will become stretched.

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Reviewed by Emma T.
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Great wetsuit

The quality and feel of this wetsuit is very good. Water temperature is currently 12 degrees and I could be in for hours. I needed help to get in and out of the suit for the first few times but it has loosened up now (although some gymnastics are still needed!). Really happy to invest in a company working towards closed-loop, sustainable wetsuit manufacturing. Good job Finisterre!

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Reviewed by Eva A.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Excited to try out in winter conditions

I have struggled finding the perfect fit for a hooded winter wetsuit for a long time. Customer service was extremely helpful when I enquired about sizing. The full range of inclusive sizes (especially the tall size) was very promising. Was a bit of a struggle to get on at first but will stretch after a few wears in the sea. Great quality, true to size, and the attention to detail on the specific patches for warmth and seam covers in the hood was a lovely touch.

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Size Guide

6S 6 8S 8 8T 10 10T 12 14
Height 155-160cm 160-165cm 157-162cm 162-167cm 167-173cm 165-170cm 170-175cm 167-173cm 170-175cm
5'1"-5'3" 5'3"-5'5" 5'2"-5'4" 5'4"-5'6" 5'6"-5'8" 5'5"-5'7" 5'7"-5'9" 5'6"-5'8" 5'7"-5'9"
Chest 80-85cm 80-85cm 83-88cm 83-88cm 83-88cm 86-91cm 86-91cm 90-95cm 94-99cm
31.5"-33.5" 31.5"-33.5" 32.5"-34.5" 32.5"-34.5" 32.5"-34.5" 34"-36" 34"-36" 35.5"-37.5" 37"-39"
Waist 61-66cm 61-66cm 66-71cm 66-71cm 66-71cm 71-76cm 71-76cm 76-81cm 81-86cm
24"-26" 24"-26" 26"-28" 26"-28" 26"-28" 28"-30" 28"-30" 30"-32" 32"-34"
Hips 86-91cm 86-91cm 91-96cm 91-96cm 91-96cm 96-102cm 96-102cm 102-107cm 107-112cm
34"-36" 34"-36" 36"-38" 36"-38" 36"-38" 38"-40" 38"-40" 40"-42" 42"-44"
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