You need sea boots…

You need sea boots.  I’ve owned a few over the years.  If you’ve got old ones (especially the Henri Lloyds) check the soles…some of them oxidize and become useless if not dangerous.  A couple of years ago I ponied up for the expensive Dubarry’s and have been happy…especially with my Grunden’s boot liners.

Here’s a link to Landfall with some other choices
Here they are at APS:
And here they are at pyacht:

Dubarry Sea Boots