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Byron Bay 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
High
  • Saturday
    Sep 22
    Max UV Index:
    7
    icon 21°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - SSW 14km/h
    3pm - SSE 16km/h
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Sunday
    Sep 23
    Max UV Index:
    7
    icon 22°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - WSW 5km/h
    3pm - E 13km/h
    Chance of rain:
    60%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Monday
    Sep 24
    Max UV Index:
    7
    icon 19°C
    Showers
    Wind:
    9am - SSW 22km/h
    3pm - S 25km/h
    Chance of rain:
    80%
    Likely amount:
    10-20mm
  • Tuesday
    Sep 25
    Max UV Index:
    7
    icon 18°C
    Showers
    Wind:
    9am - S 21km/h
    3pm - SSE 22km/h
    Chance of rain:
    70%
    Likely amount:
    10-20mm

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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