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NRS HydroSkin® is the ultimate immersible base layer. Stretchy, comfortable HydroSkin 0.5 neoprene material gives you just the right amount of warmth for cool days and cool water without feeling bulky or restrictive.
  • A convenient front-entry zipper makes the HydroSkin 0.5 Jacket easy to put on or take off as conditions change.
  • 0.5 mm Terraprene™ neoprene with heat-reflecting titanium cuts the chill on cool days.
  • Four-way-stretch PowerSpan™ exterior allows unrestricted movement, and the soft ThermalPlush™ lining feels great against your skin.
  • Paddler-specific design allows unrestricted freedom of movement and puts seams where they won't cause irritation.
  • Spandex fabric under the arms creates friction-free zones for comfortable paddling while improving ventilation where you need it most.
  • HydroSkin is lightweight wetsuit apparel; it's designed for a snug form fit that restricts water entry and locks in your body's warmth.
  • A durable water repellent (DWR) exterior coating sheds water to help reduce evaporative cooling.

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Neoprene: 0.5 mm HydroSkin®
Material:
  • 4-way stretch PowerSpan outer layer
  • ThermalPlush™ inner lining
  • Titanium laminate adhesive
  • DWR coating
Fit: Form fit
Seams: Flat-lock stitched
Entry Style: YKK® front zipper
Gender Sizing: Women
Size Height Weight (lbs) Bust Waist Hips
XS 4'8"-5'2" 90-115 30"-33" 24"-27" 34"-37"
S 5'1"-5'6" 110-135 32"-34" 26"-30" 36"-39"
M 5'5"-5'8" 130-155 33"-37" 29"-33" 38"-42"
L 5'7"-5'10" 150-180 35"-39" 32"-36" 40"-44"
XL 5'9"-6'0" 175-210 38"-42" 35"-39" 42"-46"
XXL 5'11"-6'2" 200-220 41"-43" 38"-41" 44"-48"

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How to measure

How to measure:

  1. Chest/Bust: With arms down at your sides, measure around the largest part of the chest, generally across the nipples.
  2. Waist: Measure at the natural waist; above the hip bones, across the navel.
  3. Hips: With feet together, measure around the widest part of the hips, across the fullest point of the buttocks.
  4. Head: Measure above brow, around the fullest part of the head.

Measurement Tips

Form Fit
Next-to-skin fit for easy layering and efficient performance.

Semi-Form Fit
Fits close but not tight for comfort and layering ease.

Relaxed Fit
Full cut for freedom of motion and layering underneath.

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When your clothing's adaptable, you're adaptable—to conditions, situations, opportunities. NRS HydroSkin apparel gives you a range of options between wearing no immersion protection and wiggling into a wetsuit. Three neoprene thicknesses and a variety of tops and bottoms let you layer to match the weather and water, while paddler-specific designs ensure friction-free freedom of movement.

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NRS Women's HydroSkin 0.5 Jacket - Closeout
 
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4.0

Good product

By Linda

from Ketchum, Idaho

Verified Buyer

Comments about NRS Women's HydroSkin 0.5 Jacket - Closeout:

I wore this on a river trip. It was comfortable, warm and functionable. Easy to zip as well.

Service and delivery comments:

your delivery was exceptional, and fast. your sales person, on the phone, was sooo helpful. You also made your return policy simple as well. Good job.

 
5.0

Nice product

By Ruffner

from Maggie Valley North Carolina

Verified Buyer

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    • Sizes seem to run small

    Best Uses

      Comments about NRS Women's HydroSkin 0.5 Jacket - Closeout:

      Rafting, funyaking class 2-3 waters

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      5.0

      Must Have

      By LA Mom

      from Los Alamos, NM

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about NRS Women's HydroSkin 0.5 Jacket - Closeout:

      Everyone needs this jacket. Must have when doing water sports

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      5.0

      Great for all water activities

      By Suzie-Q

      from Seattle WA

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about NRS Women's HydroSkin 0.5 Jacket - Closeout:

      I have only had a chance to use it snorkeling in deeper water in Caribbean - perfect! It was comfortable, didn't restrict arm movement and gave me a little extra warmth, especially during a night snorkel. Plan to use it in local lakes this summer.

      Service and delivery comments:

      Arrived on time and in perfect condition.

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      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Yes, I would buy again.

      By ATVer

      from Southern Utah

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about NRS Women's HydroSkin 0.5 Jacket - Closeout:

      I bought this to wear ATVing in the bitter cold under other jackets. It fit perfectly once I went up one size as per others suggestions.....I'm glad I did.

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      • NRS Women's HydroSkin 0.5 Jacket - Closeout

        Q:

        Should I use the sizing chart or does this run small?
        Asked on 1/2/2016 by ks the newbie from Southern Utah

        10 answers

        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          It runs a little bit small but that may be because these are worn tight.

          Answered on 1/3/2016 by Anonymous
        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          I think it runs true to size. I am 5'4" / 125 and a small fits well; it has a 'fitted' fit.
          Sent from my iPhone

          Answered on 1/3/2016 by River Girl from Maupin, OR
        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          They definitely run small

          Answered on 1/3/2016 by Anonymous
        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          Mine fit true to size. M
          Sent from my iPad

          Answered on 1/3/2016 by Anonymous
        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          This top runs small. It functions very well if you purchase a size that fits!

          Answered on 1/3/2016 by Anonymous
        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          I usually wear an XS and I ordered this in XS and it fits just right. I
          guess it is true to size. Use sizing chart. Arms were a bit tight, but
          stretch out when wet.

          Answered on 1/2/2016 by Lulu from Pasadena, CA
        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          I went up one size and am glad I did.

          Answered on 1/2/2016 by Anonymous
        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          They run super small. We had to exchange twice. At the minimum pick the
          next size up. She ended up two sizes larger.

          Answered on 1/2/2016 by Anonymous
        • Staff Reviewer

          A:

          Use the sizing chart, and remember, it's a wetsuit piece, meant to fit skintight.

          Answered on 1/2/2016 by Clyde from NRS
        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          All nrs hydroskins run very snug.
          D
          Sent from my iPad

          Answered on 1/2/2016 by Anonymous
      • NRS Women's HydroSkin 0.5 Jacket - Closeout

        Q:

        Trying to decide between the jacket or the pullover. Does the jacket have any lining behind the zipper? Would the pullover be a warmer product than the jacket?
        Asked on 5/3/2015 by MA

        12 answers

        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          Yes. Liner behind zipper. Would be really hard to get it on and off without a zipper. I don't think there is less warmth because of the zipper if everything else is the same on the jacket.
          Sent from my iPhone

          Answered on 5/3/2015 by Lulu from Pasadena, CA
        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          There is a layer of fabric behind the zipper. I like the jacket because
          when weather is in between I can wear this then unzip if I am getting to
          Emilia Rastrick

          Answered on 5/4/2015 by Anonymous
        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          Top with zipper is just as warm and much easier to use. Zipper does have a
          flap behind it.
          R and J

          Answered on 5/4/2015 by Anonymous
        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          The jacket would be my first choice.Eaiser to put on and take off. Very
          comfortable. Keeps you warm and is breathable so not a sweat box.

          Answered on 5/4/2015 by Anonymous
        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          Yes there is a lining behind the zipper of the jacket. I think they are
          equally warm. The most important difference to me is that the pullover can
          get really hard to get out of once you're wet or start to sweat. Which has
          been an amusing complication while on the SUP trying to remove layers.
          However I do use the pullover for a variety of activities. Open water
          swimming, SUP, and gardening in a downpour which wasn't its intended use
          but works great. They are both great.
          Hope this helps
          "Trying to decide between the jacket or the pullover. Does the jacket have
          any lining behind the zipper? Would the pullover be a warmer product than
          the jacket?"

          Answered on 5/4/2015 by Mimi from seattle
        • Staff Reviewer

          A:

          The jacket has a wide strip of HydroSkin behind the zipper to help block water and air infiltration. The pullover will be marginally warmer because of the intact front. The jacket is easier off and on, plus can partially unzip for ventilation. They each have pluses and minuses.

          Answered on 5/4/2015 by Clyde from NRS
        • VERIFIED BUYER

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          Hello,
          I have the pullover and the jacket. Since I got a jacket I've never worn the pullover again.
          The jacket is so much easier to get off and on and is just as warm and comfortable. I loan the pullover to paddling friends.
          Debbie L.
          Sent from my iPad

          Answered on 5/4/2015 by Victor from Clinton,Ar.
        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          The jacket is slick. They run really small though. My wife needed an XL and
          she is a medium in everything.

          Answered on 5/4/2015 by Anonymous
        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          Yes, there is a lining behind the zipper. Not sure which is warmer. I use the jacket for water aerobics class. I don't like getting my hair wet pulling the shirt over my head.
          Sent from my iPad

          Answered on 5/5/2015 by Anonymous
        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          Yes, there is a flap behind the zipper. I have a pullover and my wife has the jacket. We both like them a lot. The jacket is probably easier on/off, and maybe a bit more flexible for ventilation. Styling on the pullovers is nice and attractive, but if you like black, the jacket is sharp too. I don't think you can go far wrong.
          Fred

          Answered on 5/5/2015 by Fred from Salt Lake City
        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          Yes the zipper does have an overlap of material on the backside to keep cold out. I can't imagine a pullover being much warmer but I can see that it would be more difficult to put on or take off. My jacket is plenty warm and easy to get in and out of.
          Sent from my iPad

          Answered on 5/6/2015 by Anonymous
        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          The NRS has their proprietary HydroSkin fleece liner with a substantial
          1 1/2" "lip" of neoprene behind the zipper. I would say a .05 pullover
          is no warmer than this .05 jacket. It is well make and very smart
          looking design.
          ...Kathy

          Answered on 5/6/2015 by Anonymous
      • NRS Women's HydroSkin 0.5 Jacket - Closeout

        Q:

        Hello,
        I'm going river rafting and we were told to bring rain coat and pants for the rapids because we will be getting wet and cold. Would the hydroskin 1.5 work as well? Can you get completely wet and still stay warm? Same question with the pants? We are rafting the Colorado river for 7 days.
        Thank you,
        Dana Stauffer
        danagirl2@comcast.net
        Asked on 3/9/2015 by DD from Federal Way

        1 answer

        • Staff Reviewer

          A:

          Dana, HydroSkin is a great part of a layering system. And I stress 'layering.' The recommendation of rain coat and pants is good. Combine that with say the HydroSkin 1.5 or 0.5 Jacket and 0.5 pants and you have a mix-and-match system that should keep you safe and warm. Don't neglect your head, hands and feet. If by Colorado River you mean in the Grand Canyon, the water is always cold. The time of year you're going, and the air temperatures, will also have an effect. Call us to discuss those variables, 800.635.5202.

          Answered on 3/10/2015 by Clyde from NRS
      • NRS Women's HydroSkin 0.5 Jacket - Closeout

        Q:

        Can I wear a shirt or bra under hydroskin?
        Asked on 9/29/2014 by Lainiest from Sterling Heights, MI

        9 answers

        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          Yes, sports bra feels the best and yes on the shirt as well.
          Sent from my iPad

          Answered on 9/29/2014 by Anonymous
        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          Yes, you can wear a bra, sports-bra, or even a sleeveless shirt under this
          jacket comfortably.
          Julie Dale
          Organizer
          Kayak Portland
          http://www.meetup.com/Kayak-Portland/

          Answered on 9/29/2014 by Anonymous
        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          Sure can. I do
          Heather Hoagland
          Sent from my iPhone

          Answered on 9/29/2014 by Anonymous
        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          I wore a sports bra under mine. I had the zip
          Sent from my iPhone

          Answered on 9/29/2014 by Anonymous
        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          Yes

          Answered on 9/29/2014 by Anonymous
        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          I wore a bathing suit and a farmer john wetsuit under my hydro skin jacket. It was fine - very warm, which I needed!
          Sent from my iPad

          Answered on 9/29/2014 by Anonymous
        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          I wear a swimsuit under mine.

          Answered on 9/29/2014 by Anonymous
        • Staff Reviewer

          A:

          Yes, you can layer under your HydroSkin.

          Answered on 9/30/2014 by Clyde from NRS
        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          I use my hydroskin over my bathing suit for water aerobics classes. Works just fine.

          Answered on 10/6/2014 by Anonymous
      • NRS Women's HydroSkin 0.5 Jacket - Closeout

        Q:

        I am planning a sea kayaking and snorkeling trip to Hawaii in June. Would you advise 0.5 or 1.0 jacket?
        Asked on 3/18/2014 by Katie from Boise Idaho

        3 answers

        • Staff Reviewer

          A:

          Katie, June in Hawaii will normally have air temps in the 80s and water in the 70s. How much insulation you need depends somewhat on your cold tolerance. For snorkeling, where you'll be in the water for long periods you may find the 1.0 better, especially if you chill easily. The best plan would be to go with layers, say the 0.5 jacket along with a 0.5 shirt. Have fun!

          Answered on 3/19/2014 by Clyde from NRS
        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          Dear Miss,
          My family has lived there extensively via US Navy. Consider a top for UV
          protection. A shell for high wind while sea kayaking is all is necessary.
          You'll be snorkeling in a bathtub.
          Have Fun,
          Watch out for sea urchins, coral and rogue waves

          Answered on 3/19/2014 by Anonymous
        • VERIFIED BUYER

          A:

          .5 was great for a trip to Belize snorkeling in January.
          Sent from my iPhone

          Answered on 3/19/2014 by Anonymous
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