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Rip Curl Women's Dawn Patrol 5/3 Back Zip Wetsuit - 2015

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Matt Says:

"If you're looking for something warm on a budget then the Women's Dawn Patrol 5/3 is a great choice. We trust this suit so much we made it the primary wetsuit in our rental fleet! The back zip for ease of entry makes this an excellent starter suit and with the 5mm neoprene extending down throughout the legs, and flash dry lining keeping your core toasty you can stay warm in waters at least down to 50 degrees."


The Women's Dawn Patrol 5/3 Back Zip Wetsuit is the perfect entry level coldwater suit offering performance and durability, all at a great value. Built as a user friendly back zip wetsuit, the Dawn Patrol is the right choice for the surfer focused on comfort and warmth. With cozy Flash Lining in the back panel and a batwing water barrier system this suit prevents chilly flushing from around the neck and keeps your core nice and toasty. Now updated with E4 Neoprene in critical flex zones and FreeFlex Super Stretch the Dawn Patrol has everything you need to get out in the waves and have fun. Affordable, durable and comfortable.. what are you waiting for? Go surf!


  • Thickness: 5/3mm
  • Neoprene: E4 Neoprene/FreeFlex Super Stretch
  • Seams: GBS (Glued and Blindstitched)
  • Zipper: Back Zip
  • Hood: None
  • Model Year: 2015/2016
  • Manufactures Part Number: WSM4EW

Product Features

  • E4 NEOPRENE - The lightest, most flexible and warmest neoprene ever.
  • FREEFLEX NEOPRENE - Specially developed super stretch neoprene at a mid tier price point.
  • E4 FLASH DRY LINING - No more pulling on a wet, cold wetsuit! Flash Lining is constructed of 2 engineered layers that funnel the water rapidly out of the suit once it is hung up. Also one of the warmest and most comfortable linings available. Dry fast - Surf More!
  • GBS SEAMS - Tripled glued, double stitched seam only penetrates one side of the neoprene allowing high stretch, strength, and minimal water entry.
  • BATWING SYSTEM - The batwing provides a barrier from water entry and coldwater flushing.
  • BLUE STEEL SEALED ZIP - Water resistant, steel head zipper with engineered overlapping teeth and a urethane coating.
  • STITCHLESS UNDERARMS - For unrestricted flexibility and maximum movement.


Rip Curl Women's Dawn Patrol 5/3 Back Zip Wetsuit - 2015 Good suit. Keeps the cold out. Neck line could be more comfortableReview by OGKate OGKate
Overall this is a great suit. It seems well made and it keeps the cold out. It is a comfortable fit with the exception of the velcro tab at the neckline. No matter where I attach it, I still feel a bit of a rub. Putting on and removing the suit is no harder than what you would expect of a 5/3.
(Posted on 3/9/2015) 2015-03-09

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Size Chart

At Cleanline Surf we specialize in sizing Women’s Rip Curl Wetsuits. If you have any doubt about what size wetsuit to get, we strongly urge you to call and speak with one of our wetsuit experts. Getting the right size wetsuit is extremely important and in the end it will save you both time and money by avoiding a return.

45′0″-5′3″90-110 lbs30-32″23-25″19″26″
65′2″-5′5″100-120 lbs31-33″24-26″19.5″27″
6T5′4″-5′6″115-125 lbs31-33″24-26″20″28″
85′4″-5′6″110-130 lbs32-34″25-27″20″28″
8T5′6″-5′8″115-135 lbs32-34″25-28″21″30″
105′6″-5′8″120-140 lbs34-36″26-28″20″29″
10T5′7″-5′9″125-145 lbs34-36″26-28″21.5″30″
125′7″-5′9″130-155 lbs36-38″28-30″21″29.5″
145′9″-5′11″145-165 lbs38-40″29-31″21.5″31″

Full Rip Curl Wetsuit Size Chart



  • 3 year warranty on all stitching for wetsuits
  • 12 month warranty on materials for wetsuits
  • Wetsuit Accessories (such as boots, gloves, hoods) carry a 3-month warranty from date of purchase


  • Damage caused by anything other than defects in materials or workmanship.
  • Use in commercial, rental, teaching or instructional programs or activities.
  • Damage caused by extended or excessive exposure to sunlight, improper handling or storage, or failure to follow instruction provided with this product.
  • This product when classified as being 2nd hand or it is being sold as a 2nd (it is being sold as a product with existing defects).
  • Normal wear and tear, including scratches and fading.
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Ph: 714-422-3600


Returns are easy! We understand that in some situations returns or exchanges may be necessary. We also want you to be stoked on your purchase. If you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase you may return it for a full refund, or exchange within 30 days of receiving your order. Items must be in new condition with original tags and packaging.

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