Vocabulary for skating on natural ice
Weather and seasons

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tailwind
Having the wind behind you.
medvind myötätuuli, myötäinen meewind
headwind motvind vastatuuli, vastainen tegenwind
wind direction vindriktning tuulen suunta wind richting
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Turning wind staring with westerly, turning to northerly and further to north-easterly or easterly [The Netherlands].
?? pohjatuuli(colder weather ) ruimende wind (this kind of wind together with red sun in the morning gives cold weather in 3-4 days)
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Turning wind starting wih south-easterly, turning to north-easterly and further to north-westerly [The Netherlands].
?? lounatuuli(warmer weather) krimpende wind (predicts warmer weather and rain)
wind force vindstryka tuulen voima wind kracht
sun sol aurinko zon
heaven himmel taivas hemel, lucht
cloud moln pilvi ??
rain regn sade ??
freezing rain underkylt regn ?? ijzel
snow snö lumi sneeuw
snowfall snöa lumisade ??
?? snöyra lumituisku ??
snowstorm snöstorm lumimyrsky ??
wet snowfall slaskregn räntäsade ??
probability for precipitation sannolikhet för nederbörd ?? kans op neerslag
degrees centigrade grader astetta ??
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temperature below zero
minusgrader, köldgrader pakkasastetta ??
mean temperature medeltemperatur keskilämpötila gemiddelde temperatuur
winter vinter talvi winter
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Winter without ice.
?? jäätön talvi kwakkelwinter
snowless winter
Winter without snow.
snöfri vinter musta talvi ??
freeze-up
The time when the ice is beginning to cover a watermass.
isläggning jäätyminen ijsvorming
ice-out
The time when the ice disappears and the water becomes open again.
islossning jäiden lähtö dooien
thaw
Time when the snow melts.
nuoska dooi
thaw wether töväder nuoskailma