Do Rash Guards Keep You Warm?

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Do Rash Guards Keep You Warm?

Rash Guards Keep You Warm

Rash Guards Keep You Warm

When going scuba diving it is common for divers to develop skin rashes or some sort of skin irritation, especially with the friction of the scuba tanks movement while a dive. There are many causes of this skin irritation, particularly when the skin remains unprotected when out diving.

Rash guards were created to protect people’s skin from the constant rubbing and potential skin rashes especially under the arms or around the neck. Also well as providing protection from the sun. They don’t provide much warmth but do when getting out of the water.

In today’s post, we will go through do rash guards keep you warm in more detail, so let’s get started!

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Do Rash Guards Keep You Warm?

Rash guards are the main function is it protect you from rashes caused by abrasion, or by sunburn from extended exposure to the sun. The rash guard won’t keep you warm but can help with the shock of jumping into cold water from directly touching your skin.

It can protect your skin when a cool breeze hits the wet skin. Overall the water will probably feel 1 to 2 degrees less cold, not significant.