People who participate in activities that involve water or exposure to moisture that is found in the elements need a watch that can hold up to the intense pressure without sustaining damage. While there are hundreds of watches out there that are resistant to water, this is only to a degree. It is difficult to find a watch that is water-proof, and it gets harder when you don’t want to spend over $100. We did the research and have found 10 watches that are made with a high degree of water-resistance and each is priced under $100 and the best that you can find in this price range.
10. Invicta Pro Diver
The Invicta Pro Diver has a high level of water-resistance up to 660 feet. This classic divers’ watch is made for those who enjoy being in the water. The features include a case that is made of stainless steel material. The bezel is also made of stainless steel for durability and it is a unidirectional rotating style with coin edge design on the outside. The watch is powered with a Japanese automatic movement that is highlighted through the skeleton case back that is protected with a mineral crystal glass, both front and back. The crown is a screw-down type that helps to make the timepiece more resistant to water and the indexes and hands on the dial are treated with luminous material for great visibility in all lighting conditions.
9. Stuhrlling Original Pro Diver Watch
This is another excellent waterproof watch for less than $100. The Stuhrling Pro Diver features water-resistance up to 330 feet of water. This means that it is an excellent choice for anyone who enjoys water sports and it is suitable for wear in the shower, swimming, snorkeling, and during other similar activities. It is powered with a Japanese Miyota movement for accuracy and comes with a triple row bracelet that is made of stainless steel with a push-button deployant safety clasp for security. The screw-down crown enhances its resistance to water damage.
8. Casio Men’s MTD-1079D-1AVCF Super Illuminator Diver Analog Display Quartz Silver Watch
The Casio Men’s MTD-1079D is an excellent choice if you need a watch that can hold up when you swim, shower, or snorkel while wearing it. The watch is water-resistant up to 330 feet and it is easy to read thanks to its Super illuminator led. The cae is made of stainless steel and it measures 44 mm in diameter and it is powered with a quartz movement with a 3 hand function in a heavy-duty chronograph design. The bezel is an anti-reverse rotary type.. The bracelet is made of stainless steel that matches the case.
7. Wrist Armor US Navy C40 watch
The US Navy C40 Watch is an affordable waterproof watch that is water-resistant up to 330 feet. The United States Army endorses the watch for diving. Although it’s not ISO certified it is designed to hold up under the pressure that exists in deep waters. It is highly legible thanks to the luminous hands, a strong backlight and the rubber strap that is not damaged by moisture.
6. Casio Men’s Dive Style Watch, Black MRW200H-1BV
The Casio Men’s Dive Style Watch is loaded with useful features. It is water-resistant up to 100 meters. It has a case that is made of a resin material that is resistant to nicks and dents. The bezel is a rotating type. The dial is black with luminous hands for ease of reading in all types of lighting conditions. The movement is a quartz type with a sweeping second hand and day and date functions. The case is 43 mm in diameter and the watch band is made of resin with buckle closure.
5. Henry Jay Men’s Specialty Aquamaster
The Henry Jay Men’s Specialty Aquamaster is a watch that is water-resistant up to 330 feet thanks to the stainless steel screw-down crown. The case is made of stainless steel with 23k gold electroplating. The bezel is a unidirectional type with goldtone markings and coin edging. The dial is electric blue in a matte finish with a date window that is magnified. The movement is a Japanese Miyota quartz type with day and date functions. The band is two-tone with a polished finish.
4. Lad Weather Man’s Watch
This is a very popular waterproof watch that comes packed with features. It is a solar radio-controlled timepiece that is resistant to water up to 330 feet. In addition to this, it has the capacity to receive radio waves in 4 countries which include the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, and one other, up to 5 stations. It also features a perpetual calendar function.
3. Armed Forces Gear Navy Dive Watch
This is a popular and inexpensive dive watch that features a stainless steel case and a dial that features a Navy Eagle located in the center. It is easy to read in all light conditions thanks to the luminous hour markers and Super luminous hands. The bezel is a rotating type and the watch is water-resistant up to 200 meters.
2. Timex Waterbury Linear Chronograph Watch
This popular model features an Intelligent Quartz Linear Chronograph Movement with a date window and chronograph function. The case is made of stainless steel. The strap is made of genuine leather. This watch is water-resistant up to 50 meters.
1. Rotary Ocean Avenger
The Rotary Ocean Avenger features a stainless steel case that measures 40 mm in width. The dial is black and features a curved day window at 12 o’clock. The bracelet is also made of stainless steel. It is powered with a Japanese quartz movement and covered with a mineral glass. This is a stylish and affordable water-resistant men’s watch that is suitable for snorkeling, swimming, and other water sports.