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Bright 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
High
  • Wednesday
    Mar 29
    Max UV Index:
    6
    icon 28°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - -
    3pm - -
    Chance of rain:
    20%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Thursday
    Mar 30
    Max UV Index:
    5
    icon 21°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - -
    3pm - -
    Chance of rain:
    10%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Friday
    Mar 31
    Max UV Index:
    6
    icon 22°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - -
    3pm - -
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Saturday
    Apr 1
    Max UV Index:
    6
    icon 23°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - -
    3pm - -
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    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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