Coast Guard searching for missing water skier near Rochester, N.Y.

Coast Guard search and rescue crews from Station Rochester, N.Y., are searching Lake Ontario outside of Irondequoit Bay for a missing water skier July 28, 2010.

The Coast Guard learned of the missing person around 5:45 p.m., and immediately launched a 47-foot motor lifeboat and a 25-foot Response Boat-Small (RB-S) to search.

Inclement weather is passing through the area. Winds on scene are at 15 knots and three-foot waves are impacting the search area.

The skier was reportedly not wearing a life jacket.

The Coast Guard urges all mariners to wear life jackets while engaged in water sports.

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