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Gosford 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
Moderate
  • Sunday
    Aug 20
    Max UV Index:
    4
    icon 17°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - SW 13km/h
    3pm - S 14km/h
    Chance of rain:
    40%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Monday
    Aug 21
    Max UV Index:
    4
    icon 18°C
    Cloudy
    Wind:
    9am - Calm
    3pm - NNW 10km/h
    Chance of rain:
    30%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Tuesday
    Aug 22
    Max UV Index:
    4
    icon 20°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - Calm
    3pm - ESE 7km/h
    Chance of rain:
    20%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Wednesday
    Aug 23
    Max UV Index:
    4
    icon 21°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - W 1km/h
    3pm - SSE 6km/h
    Chance of rain:
    60%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm

Sun Protecting Tips

Protect yourself in five ways from skin cancer

  • Apply SPF30+ broad spectrum water resistant sun-screen liberally to clean, dry skin, atleast 15 minutes before being exposed to the sun, and reapply at least every two hours when outdoors.
  • Put on a broad-brimmed hat that shades your face, neck and ears.
  • Wear sun protective clothing that covers as much of your body as possible.
  • Seek shade
  • Wear wrap-around sunglasses

Avoid going outdoors unprotected between 10am - 3pm when ultraviolet radiation is the strongest.

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Weather News

Frosty Morning for Eastern Australia

11:03 EST

Widespread frost and record breaking cold has impacted much of the east.

Coalcliff: Teenagers snapchat video of fire while searching burning home for survivors

15:14 EST

Three houses have burnt down after a house fire spread to two neighbouring homes, fanned by strong winds on Lawrence Hargrave Drive in Coalcliff, 25 kilometres north of Wollongong, last night.

Last significant rain for weeks in the nation's southwest

14:25 EST

The rain has tumbled down across southwestern parts of Australia during the past seven weeks, but that trend will finish today.