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Hopetoun 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
Extreme
  • Monday
    Feb 15
    Max UV Index:
    12
    icon 22°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - -
    3pm - -
    Chance of rain:
    20%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Tuesday
    Feb 16
    Max UV Index:
    11
    icon 25°C
    Increasing sunshine
    Wind:
    9am - -
    3pm - -
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Wednesday
    Feb 17
    Max UV Index:
    12
    icon 29°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - -
    3pm - -
    Chance of rain:
    30%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Thursday
    Feb 18
    Max UV Index:
    10
    icon 24°C
    Late shower
    Wind:
    9am - -
    3pm - -
    Chance of rain:
    80%
    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

Another bout of heat for Perth

16:16 EDT

Another bout of heat for Perth Perth has finally cooled down to about average summer levels over the last few days, and is on track to heat up to a balmy 32 degrees today.

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.