Today's UV Alert

The SunSmart UV Alert is a tool you can use to protect yourself from UV radiation. You can reduce your risk of skin cancer by protecting yourself when the sun's rays are strong enough to damage your skin - UV Index 3 or above.

UV Index

1 - 2 Low - No protection required. Most people can safely stay outside.

3 - 5 Moderate - Protection required. Seek shade during midday hours. Slip on a shirt, slop on sunscreen and slap on a hat.

6 - 7 High - Protection required. Seek shade during midday hours. Slip on a shirt, slop on sunscreen and slap on a hat.

8 - 10 Very High - Extra protection. Avoid being oustide during midday hours. Seek shade. Shirt, sunscreen and hat are a must.

11+ Extreme - Extra protection. Avoid being outside during midday hours. Seek shade. Shirt, sunscreen and hat are a must.

We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners of country throughout Victoria and pay respect to the ongoing living cultures of First Peoples