Do you wear a swimsuit to the beach, even if the water is too cold to go swimming?

I plan on going to the beach, the air won't be cool, but the water won't be warm enough to go swimming. Should I wear my board shorts, and go shirtless even though I won't be getting in the water, or wear my regular clothes? I don't want to look like an idiot wearing street clothes to a beach,... show more I plan on going to the beach, the air won't be cool, but the water won't be warm enough to go swimming.
Should I wear my board shorts, and go shirtless even though I won't be getting in the water, or wear my regular clothes? I don't want to look like an idiot wearing street clothes to a beach, unless others will be doing it.
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