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Combienbar 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
Very High
  • Sunday
    Feb 14
    Max UV Index:
    10
    icon 21°C
    Clearing shower
    Wind:
    9am - WSW 4km/h
    3pm - SW 5km/h
    Chance of rain:
    40%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Monday
    Feb 15
    Max UV Index:
    10
    icon 22°C
    Possible shower
    Wind:
    9am - NNE 1km/h
    3pm - SSE 2km/h
    Chance of rain:
    80%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Tuesday
    Feb 16
    Max UV Index:
    10
    icon 14°C
    Showers
    Wind:
    9am - WSW 12km/h
    3pm - SW 13km/h
    Chance of rain:
    90%
    Likely amount:
    1-5mm
  • Wednesday
    Feb 17
    Max UV Index:
    11
    icon 16°C
    Possible shower
    Wind:
    9am - W 10km/h
    3pm - SW 10km/h
    Chance of rain:
    70%
    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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Weather News

Heat and powerful surf on the way for coastal southeast QLD

12:55 EDT

After a slight dip in temperatures yesterday, warmer days are on the way from the Coolangatta area to the Sunshine Coast region.

Heat put on hold in the southeast

14:24 EDT

Temperatures will cool down for much of the week for South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.

Brief monsoonal activity for QLD and the NT

12:58 EDT

The monsoon trough has made a glancing blow of Queensland's Cape York Peninsula and the Top End.