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Aside from the hypothermic/heat loss problems with wet cotton clothing—once it gets wet, it provides little or no UV protection. A lot of the newer synthetic clothing is UPF rated and will block UV even when wet. Skin cancer is nasty stuff and UPF-rated clothes can help keep you healthy.
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