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Temperate scuba equipment

Scuba Gear for Cooler Water

Most divers equip themselves for temperate climates, which gives maximum versatility. Temperate gear accommodates tropical diving, yet extends diving comfortably into water that’s just a bit cooler. A typical temperate setup includes a full wetsuit, and a scuba unit with versatile jacket-type BCD. You should plan for using this type of scuba diving gear when diving in water that is 15ºC/60ºF to 24ºC/75ºF.

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