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Friendly Beaches 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
Low
  • Wednesday
    Jul 8
    Max UV Index:
    1
    icon 13°C
    Frost then sunny
    Wind:
    9am - NNE 7km/h
    3pm - N 15km/h
    Chance of rain:
    70%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Thursday
    Jul 9
    Max UV Index:
    1
    icon 14°C
    Possible shower
    Wind:
    9am - NNW 16km/h
    3pm - NNW 18km/h
    Chance of rain:
    90%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Friday
    Jul 10
    Max UV Index:
    1
    icon 14°C
    Possible shower
    Wind:
    9am - NNW 21km/h
    3pm - NNW 24km/h
    Chance of rain:
    90%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Saturday
    Jul 11
    Max UV Index:
    1
    icon 13°C
    Showers
    Wind:
    9am - NNW 23km/h
    3pm - N 20km/h
    Chance of rain:
    90%
    Likely amount:
    1-5mm

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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