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Up to 60cm thick fast ice is present in the northern Bay of Bothnia, in the east followed by an area with 10-50cm thick, ridged, very close ice and brash ice and in the west there are stripes and patches and an elongated area of close ice. Further south there is up to 20cm thick ice in sheltered areas, and off the coast open water is present down to the northern Sea of Bothnia.