MEC Greycoast Rain Jacket - Women's
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Enjoy the performance of a backcountry jacket, in a clean urban style. The floating yoke design gives the Greycoast the look of separates, but the coverage of a full-length rain jacket. Technical details include an adjustable hood and fully taped seams for complete waterproof protection. The split hem and 2-way zipper also make it easy to sit down without having to unzip your jacket. When days run long or start early, subtle reflective details help shine out in the dark .
- Highly breathable 2.5 layer waterproof material has a DWR finish to protect you from the rain.
- 3-piece, adjustable hood has a short brim.
- Cinchable waist lets you customize the silhouette.
- 2-way zipper lets you adjust your temperature without exposing yourself to the elements.
- Reflective details.
- Sleeve pocket ifits a transit pass and other frequently used cards.
- Generous handwarmer pockets.
- Snap down storm flap stops wind getting throgh the zipper.
- Split rear hem blends comfort with coverage.
- Regular fit.
|Ideal for||Casual wear|
|Face fabric||75-denier polyester|
Fabric waterproof rating
The standard test for waterproof fabrics uses a standing column filled with water. The figures given are the water column height. A rating of 3,500mm or higher can be considered waterproof. The higher the rating, the more durable the waterproof fabric will be over time.
Waterproof garments use waterproof-breathable technologies and are fully seam-taped. Water-resistant garments use waterproof-breathable technologies but their seams are not taped. Water-resistant garments repel water and protect against wind but are not made of waterproof fabric.
|Waterproof with fully taped seams|
Fabric active breathability
The rate at which a waterproof breathable fabric expels moisture when the inner surface is moist from perspiration. Values under 8,000g/m2/24h provide low performance, 20,000g/m2/24h provide moderate performance and values over 30,000g/m2/24h provide high performance.
A windproof garment does not allow any air to permeate the fabric. A garment with windproof panels has panels of fabric that are totally windproof, but the rest of the garment may not be windproof. A wind-resistant garment resists some wind, but not as much as a garment that is windproof.
Durable water repellency
Usually referred to as DWR. A treatment made to fabrics that causes water to bead and run off instead of soaking through.
|Additional feature(s)||Reflective details|
|Product sustainability||Bluesign® Approved Material|
How to measure
- Measure fullest circumference, keeping tape up under arms and across shoulder blades.
- Natural waist
- Measure at the narrowest circumference of your waist.
- Stand with feet together and measure at fullest circumference.
- Arm length
- Bend elbow gently, then measure from centre of back of neck out to point of shoulder, down to back of elbow, and forward to wrist.