What does “Water resistance” mean on a Rolex watch ?

The water resistance of a Rolex is often measured in meters and tells how deep it can go underwater while keeping the case watertight.

30/50/100 meter –  swimming
200 meter –  scuba diving
300 meter – deep scuba diving
1,000 +  meters –  About 3/5 of a mile and is more water pressure than a human body can withstand

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