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Mortlake 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
Moderate
  • Wednesday
    Aug 23
    Max UV Index:
    3
    icon 14°C
    Showers
    Wind:
    9am - NW 20km/h
    3pm - WSW 19km/h
    Chance of rain:
    90%
    Likely amount:
    1-5mm
  • Thursday
    Aug 24
    Max UV Index:
    3
    icon 14°C
    Possible shower
    Wind:
    9am - W 10km/h
    3pm - SW 18km/h
    Chance of rain:
    40%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Friday
    Aug 25
    Max UV Index:
    4
    icon 14°C
    Possible shower
    Wind:
    9am - NW 12km/h
    3pm - WNW 17km/h
    Chance of rain:
    30%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Saturday
    Aug 26
    Max UV Index:
    3
    icon 13°C
    Possible shower
    Wind:
    9am - NW 13km/h
    3pm - W 16km/h
    Chance of rain:
    50%
    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

Early bushfire season in parts of NSW

10:30 EST

The NSW Rural Fire Service announced this week that nine Local Government Areas will commence their bushfire season early this year, following a run of warm and dry weather during winter.

Hobart longing for rain

16:27 EST

Hobart could be having its first wetter than average month since January tomorrow.

Has the 2017 snow season peaked?

13:30 EST

The current natural snow depth in the alps may be the best we see for the 2017 season.